Daily Archives: January 20, 2016

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam never rises to meet the comedic potential of its mirror-universe premise. Despite the excellent RPG battle system, the brothers’ journey to Bowser’s Castle is stymied by dull characters, mundane conversations, and frustrating roadblocks.

The pacing is constantly disrupted by Toad Hunts, a series of tedious trial-and-error minigames that feel like the worst kind of padding. I found myself cringing whenever Lakitu appeared, terrified that he would assign me yet another round of dull hide-and-seek exercises or timed chase sequences. The best of these Toad Hunts are simply puzzle or reflex challenges, while the worst had me wandering dull areas hoping I’d bump into the right little cluster of pixels and discover the last hiding toad.

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Tip: send app crash reports to your Mac’s Notification Center

I don’t know about you, but I’m annoyed every time an app crashes on my Mac and OS X’s Crash Reporter interrupts my work with a pop up warning in the middle of the screen. Wouldn’t it be great if those crash reports were displayed as banner notifications? As explained by LifeHacker, a simple Terminal […]

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How to keep your iPhone from knowing where you are going next

Your iPhone is equipped with a feature called Frequent Locations, which slowly tracks your location in the background to keep you updated via Notification Center and the Lock screen on how long it would take you to get to your favorite places based on how often you visit them. If you choose to enable Location Services […]

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Star Wars Headphones at Best Buy from $7.99 + pickup

As one of its daily deals, Best Buy via eBay discounts a selection of KIDdesigns Star Wars headphones, as listed below. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $2.99 shipping fee. Deal ends today. The headphones:


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Star Wars Headphones at Best Buy from $7.99 + pickup

As one of its daily deals, Best Buy via eBay discounts a selection of KIDdesigns Star Wars headphones, as listed below. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $2.99 shipping fee. Deal ends today. The headphones:


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Star Wars Headphones at Best Buy from $7.99 + pickup

As one of its daily deals, Best Buy via eBay discounts a selection of KIDdesigns Star Wars headphones, as listed below. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $2.99 shipping fee. Deal ends today. The headphones:


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Star Wars Headphones at Best Buy from $7.99 + pickup

As one of its daily deals, Best Buy via eBay discounts a selection of KIDdesigns Star Wars headphones, as listed below. Opt for in-store pickup to dodge the $2.99 shipping fee. Deal ends today. The headphones:


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Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack for $34.95 + free shipping

B&H Photo-Video offers the Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack in Black/Gray, model no. 545473, for $34.95 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $25. It can accommodate a DSLR with 4.5″ lens attached, extra lens, and small flash. Features include a padded zippered tablet pocket, top and side access to main compartment, two zippered organizer panels, QuickClip tripod attachment system, mesh water bottle pocket, padded adjustable shoulder straps, waist belt, grab handle, and removable rain cover.


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Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack for $34.95 + free shipping

B&H Photo-Video offers the Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack in Black/Gray, model no. 545473, for $34.95 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $25. It can accommodate a DSLR with 4.5″ lens attached, extra lens, and small flash. Features include a padded zippered tablet pocket, top and side access to main compartment, two zippered organizer panels, QuickClip tripod attachment system, mesh water bottle pocket, padded adjustable shoulder straps, waist belt, grab handle, and removable rain cover.


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Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack for $34.95 + free shipping

B&H Photo-Video offers the Tamrac Mirage 4 Camera Backpack in Black/Gray, model no. 545473, for $34.95 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $25. It can accommodate a DSLR with 4.5″ lens attached, extra lens, and small flash. Features include a padded zippered tablet pocket, top and side access to main compartment, two zippered organizer panels, QuickClip tripod attachment system, mesh water bottle pocket, padded adjustable shoulder straps, waist belt, grab handle, and removable rain cover.


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