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What would it be like to be the very first to accomplish something in WoW, in the game, on your realm or even just in your guild? This deep into Mists of Pandaria, most of the exciting achievements have long since been snatched up, and it's a good bet that many of the players behind them are alread...

December 3rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The race for world firsts in the new Siege of Orgrimmar raid has been moving faster than ever before -- with the first 10-man defeats of Garrosh Hellscream (warning: spoilers behind that link) arriving a day after the patch landed. But while most of us watch world and server firsts with great inter...

September 23rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Back in the days before achievement systems reassured us that we were indeed having fun and badges were considered content, I had a dream: a dream to be the first Master Image Designer on my Star Wars Galaxies server. With the help of my guildies, I put together the staggering amount of money to tr...

September 20th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Talk of a Facebook phone had been making the rounds for some time when the social network pulled the wraps off of a Home-draped Android handset. While it's not solely dedicated to those shades of blue, the HTC First does put friends in focus and we judge its merits in a fresh issue of our slate ma...

April 19th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on t...

April 10th 2013 at 6:49pm 0 Comments
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With a billion users, it'd be an understatement to say Facebook has done a good job conquering the desktop world. Mobile, however, is the social network's next frontier: although it has a significant presence on every major smartphone and tablet platform, the company has a reputation for bringing...

April 9th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Shortly after Facebook's big reveal this morning, we caught up with HTC President of Global Sales Jason McKenzie and spent a few minutes with him discussing the First. As expected, he was pretty excited about this collaboration between his company, Facebook and AT&T. Jason revealed to us that...

April 4th 2013 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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After endless months of speculation, the collaboration between HTC and Facebook has finally been revealed to the world. It's not a Facebook Phone per se, it's simply a skinned Android smartphone that just so happens to bestow deep social media integration upon the OS, a move which makes the First...

April 4th 2013 at 2:12pm 0 Comments
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With Brad McQuaid's return to EverQuest in the news this week, nostalgia has invaded our comment section. The most veteran of our MMO commenters mused about the days of meditating into spellbooks, losing levels on death, embarking on corpse runs, and waiting on the boat. No one even mentioned cam...

March 15th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments