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Former Diablo 3 Game Director Jay Wilson admitted during a talk at GDC 2013 in San Francisco that both of Diablo 3's Auction Houses (both the real-money and the in-game gold item auction house) "really hurt the game." Wilson said that before Blizzard launched the game, the company had a few assumpt...

March 28th 2013 at 3:43pm 0 Comments
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This week, we asked our writers what "feature" in WoW they'd like to remove. Heck, it seems like everyone has a pet peeve or an annoying game dynamic they're eager to see go away. So let's round it all up in one place and get it over with. Anne Stickney (@Shadesogrey) I'm playing catch-up with w...

January 25th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's a familiar scenario. You're traveling with a friend and she poses in front of a famous monument. You're ready to take her picture with your phone but there's a constant stream of people and vehicles getting in and out of your shot. What are your options? You could wait for the right lull in t...

February 14th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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If we take a can of Spam and call it "Engadget's precooked pork meat product," you'll still know it's the same mystery meat you ate for lunch, right? Under the idea of "private label rights," authors can do just that: sell their works to others who can rebrand and resell them. This week, Amazon c...

August 13th 2011 at 4:09pm 0 Comments
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Looking for a guild? Well, you can join ours! We have a tabard and everything! Check back every Friday for Amanda Dean talking about guilds and guild leadership in We Have a Tabard.The above video by Propostris and Gigi, while awesome, is not safe for work.As I've mentioned before, building a guil...

August 29th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We had a bit of a minor freakout when we heard that the Rusted and Ironbound protodrakes might be getting removed as rewards for the Ulduar meta achievements in Patch 3.2, and then even more of one when the slow trickle of information about 3.2 turned into a firehose. Bornakk mentioned the chan...

June 18th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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There was a time in the beta of Wrath of the Lich King that Warriors everywhere were excited little special snowflakes. They had not one but two, count 'em two, special talents: Heroic Leap and Titan's Grip.While the dual wielding goodness/badness that is Titan's Grip continues today, Heroic Leap wa...

November 27th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes applications can install extras in the form of System Preference panes. However, when you remove the app from your Mac, you might be left with extraneous System Preference panes. To uninstall System Preference panes, just right-click (or control + click if you have a one button mouse) on...

July 17th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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With solid confirmation that Naxx will be "floating" off to Northrend (and not exist in two places at once) also comes a strong hint by Bornakk that they will be removing the ability to get Tier-3 armor pieces along with the rest of the current Naxx loot. Bornakk says that "For players who want the...

April 17th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We're not saying a sign in some little computer shop in Milford, New Hampshire is an indication of popular opinion, but there's a reason those presidential candidates always end up in small towns on the campaign trail. Whatever the case may be, the folks at A&D computer are here to help... unin...

February 1st 2008 at 9:33am 0 Comments
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OS X's built-in dictionary has naughty words. Who knew? The following gallery will walk you through the steps it takes to censor your dictionary and prevent innocent young 'uns from looking up the proper meanings of these words. You'll need the Property List Editor, which is available as part of Ap...

April 12th 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you feel like your PSP does too much? Maybe you want to remove some of it's functionality, so it can be more of an antiquated machine. You can remove these features from your PSP flash memory: Un-needed fonts Camera / GPS functionality Network Update Certificate Utility...

February 20th 2007 at 8:45am 0 Comments