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The Most Adorable Free Game Ever Made? An In-Depth Look at Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector (Mobile)

WHAT IS IT? Only quite possibly the most adorable mobile game ever made. In it, you lure cats into your backyard using food and toys, and watch them play. That’s about it. So I guess it’s also quite possibly the most pointless game ever made. INTERFACE/NAVIGATION For a game with such limited scope, I’ll admit that navigation can actually be a little confusing at first, what with the multiple menus and all. The paw on the upper left part of the screen will pull up your menu, allowing you to select from multiple options, including “Goodies”, “Shop”, “Cats”, and more. The in-game menu, as Tubbs relaxes from doing what he does best. This is where you’ll spend the bulk of your time, as the “shop” button allows you to purchase new items for use in your yard, the “goodies” button is basically your inventory, and the “cats” button is used to keep track of which kitties have visited, and also allows you to set their profile pic (based on in-game screenshots you’ve taken

Saving Money with Ibotta: A Long-Winded Essay on the Pros and Cons of the Digital Coupon App

UPDATE (3/21): Ibotta has quietly added Aldi to its list of accepted stores! This has happened before in the past, before being unceremoniously dumped from its roster, so it's best to treat this like a limited-time offer, and load up on the rebates while you can. As long as this is the case, I'm upping my final rating to 6.5/10. Well isn't this a review out of left field? Instead of looking at specific grocery items from discount grocers today, we're going to change it up a little bit, and take a look at a mobile app that can help you save some money at almost any grocery store that you shop (with the exception of Aldi, so let's get that out of the way right now). It's called Ibotta, and if you have never heard of it and consider yourself a savvy shopper...well then you're about to get even savvier. After all, there are other ways to help you maintain your budget than just buying off-brands every single time you shop! Like everything in life, Ibotta isn