Dear Skype: Please revert the new group name and topic behaviour

So for most of Skype’s existence, a Skype group had a group name and a group topic that could be changed individually of each other. With the later versions (it started after 6.21) this was changed so now groups only have one option: “Rename group”, which actually does not rename the group locally you, yet changes the topic of the …

How the Warlords of Draenor legendary quest line rewards should have worked?

With patch 6.1, Blizzard introduced a new heirloom system to keep track of the various items you find that you can use while levelling that scale with the level of characters. It supports upgrades and keeps the upgrade progress on an account wide level. Upgrades are done by buying an item and using it on the heirloom in the heirloom …

Apexis Changes

Pretty sure no one @Warcraft read my blog entry [1] but there have been changes to Apexis shards: Characters will gain triple the amount from eligible creatures during this Bonus Event. Completing several area assault objectives during the event awards a sizable amount of Oil to fuel new Naval Missions as a part of the Shipyard.[2] [1] http://omgstanposts.tumblr.com/post/113894272248/wow-make-apexis-gear-useful [2] http://blue.mmo-champion.com/topic/372637-62-ptr-patch-notes-may-13/ Sort of similiar …

How to disable Skype automatic update and update prompt

Since Skype gets worse with every update, I decided to downgrade to 6.21 and stay there. When you do that, Skype will always tell you that there is an update available in the form of a prompt that looks like this: To disable it, you need to do a few more things: 1. Open up Skype and go to  Tools …

WoW: Make Apexis gear useful

Currently you can buy gear for certain slots at special vendors in your factions’ capital city in Ashran. They cost Apexis crystals and are upgradable for another huge crystal cost. You didn’t know about them? No problem, they are way overpriced and you will probably never farm the crystals to buy one. Let’s look at an example, the head slot: …

HowTo remove Windows 10 preview from Windows Update

To remove Win10 preview from #WindowsUpdate after you ran PrepareWin81ForWindowsTechnicalPreview.exe is to remove KB2990214 *OR* KB3014460. Also if you still have it after uninstalling those updates, delete The “Signup” key in HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateWindowsTechnicalPreview or the whole folder itself.

Advancing the Arms Warrior Spec

So the main driving reason for the Arms Warrior remodelling in 6.0 was to bring back the vision of the big, slow hits dealt with one big weapon. What we got is a slow, boring, handicapped spec that is tedious to play. For me, the main problems are rage management, you have no style that generates rage, if you can’t …