We’ve updated our guide with eight great spots to pick up dinner before hitting a drive-in movie theater. Feed The Polls – an initiative from The Infatuation & Zagat and The Migrant Kitchen – will offer free, healthy meals to people waiting to vote on November 3rd.
In the early pages of this beefy book are lists of the best shrines, temples and castles, the best places to see and the best experiences. There are no pictures between pages 29 and 525, but there are plenty of maps to break up the pages. Their path zigzagged because they wanted to investigate Japanese myths, observe disappearing cultural events, meet amazing Japanese people, and to immerse themselves in areas of exceptional beauty. The paths they chose avoided the typical must-see locations of Japan in favor of lesser-known or, more accurately, barely-known spots. Japan on Foot takes you on a 7,500 kilometer journey on foot across Japan.
Particularly useful were the many area and city maps that are clear, simple, to scale, and accurate, attributes that I find scarce on Japanese maps. I was satisfied with the book’s recommendations on which sites to visit, and perhaps more importantly which places that are not worth visiting. The inclusion of interesting sites not usually included in mainstream tourist literature indicates the depth of local knowledge that is the heart of the book. There is a national rail network, but also a multitude of private railways. Getting from A to B can sometimes mean not just changing trains, but changing railways.
Lonely Planet’s main Japan guide runs to nearly 800 pages so if your visit is confined to the capital and its environs Lonely Planet Tokyo makes for a lighter alternative for the rucksack. The maps and the photographs are a marked upgrade from previous editions and the Japanese place-names and language section are a boon for linguistically-challenged visitors and residents alike. But for anyone serious about being understood the Lonely Planet Japanese Phrasebook wouldn’t go amiss. In addition, a good supplement for gourmet thrill-seekers would be Lonely Planet’s equally excellent World Food – Japan, as dining out can be a particular obstacle for non-Japanese speakers.
I wish I hadn’t waited so long to jump on the train when they first debuted, but that’s what happens when you beg your parents to get you every other Game Boy as they release. The one big downfall of the Game Boy, though, was its lack of backlight, which was an issue throughout the entire history of the handheld up until the Game Boy Advance SP and Game Boy Micro. It was hard to see, especially outside, and users had to deal with it by tacking on “worm lights” and magnifying glasses to make some sort of Frankenstein-like gaming creation.
The American Physical Society is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance the knowledge of physics. And if you’re planning on playing any of the amazing GBA lineup, this is the pocket-friendly console to look for. With a dizzying number of special editions, cheap pricing, and a bigger library than any other handheld can boast right now, this is the king of pocket gaming, and the reigning champ of design as well.
eBay is my first choice because I have feedback reviews on the site. Half is pretty good too, but I don’t think you would fetch as good of a price. eBay also makes it easy to create a storefront if you want to become a volume seller.
Every avid gamer has at least visited a GameStop at least once in their gaming career. To say a Pokemon game is worse than the others is hardly much of an insult, however. They are all absolutely fantastic, and I really enjoyed Sapphire otherwise I wouldn’t have played it so much. Yet when you look at Gen 2, 1 and 5 it is let down in a few areas.
Individual sellers can also get 50 free listings each month and seller fees can be cheaper than Amazon. With eBay, you can create auction listings, “Buy It Now” instant sell listings that also allow you to accept counteroffers. Selling on eBay can be a good option if you might prefer to sell a bundle instead of listing each item individually. It can also be a good option if you want to sell your game account or in-game merchandise like currency or other talismans that are trade-able yet time-consuming to accumulate.
It’s nice that restarts won’t happen automatically allowing everything to install properly. The information collected by the tool can be more easily shared if you’re in touch with technical support. Besides the latest Windows versions, it can also handle Windows XP and Windows 2000.
There are also other details provided such as manufacturer and HardwareID. After a big driverpack install, it’s pretty much mandatory to do a restart. Sometimes, however, you don’t actually need to reboot your PC for a small driver update. Those critical updates that definitely need to go through restarting are highlighted in orange so you can clearly see them.
While the limitations can definitely affect your productivity, that shouldn’t pose a huge problem for the task of updating drivers. One solid updater tool to try is DriverMax, a free software with support for backups and automated installs. The main drawback is that it doesn’t allow for unlimited downloads. You’re restricted to a certain number per month in an attempt to buy the full version.
It can work with the old Windows XP all the way up to the latest – Windows 10. Something that’s really convenient regarding this software is its ability to automatically scan for newer drivers every day. Scanning for updates with this tool is done manually and without too much effort. To make sure you’re getting the correct update, there’s the option to compare driver versions. Another nice option is the ability to select a particular version, not just the latest one currently released. That could be helpful if the latest driver has some incompatibilities with your system. After you finish the driver update process, it’s usually time to do a reboot.
Apart from downloading drivers, this software incorporates a BSOD analyzer and provides relevant information about your system and network. One unique aspect of this updater tool is the way it works relying on your web browser. After it installed the required utility on your PC, the tool then offers download links for the obsolete drivers it detects. The fact that it’s designed to run in the Internet browser can be helpful under certain circumstances. One aspect that could be considered a bit strange is how the tool also has a daily limit for its downloads, besides the monthly one. You can only download a total of two drivers in a single day which is quite disappointing. Going over 10 downloads a month is again not possible, so it becomes apparent that this is a free utility.
This could come in handy particularly when the network card’s driver has malfunctioned. If you’re looking for something that can do more than just install the newest drivers, DriversCloud could be the best tool for your needs.
The ability to use this software offline is one of the standout features of the program. DriversCloud can run without maintaining a network connection if you choose its portable version.
That’s really not such a big deal considering that in most cases there’s no need for lots of frequent downloads. All the most recent Windows versions are compatible with this utility.