Yet another reason to deepen my jealousy of everyone who has an iPhone. Sega is offering a free Independence Day-celebrating download of the puzzle game Columns Deluxe today through Sunday. The download also comes with the lesser-known Puyo POP.
Bruce Mohl, the “Consumer Beat” columnist at the Boston Globe, is leaving after 12 years of writing about consumer complaints and issues. His column this past Monday recaps some of the most consistent topics he’s covered, and a quick glance confirms that some things never change—insurance rates, uneven consumer advocacy at the state level, funeral price gouging, privacy and identity theft are all things he touches on in his last column.