TV Review: Last Commanders

Series 1, CBBC and BBC iPlayer

In a world where Children’s TV budgets have been repeatedly slashed, Last Commanders is an innovative attempt at refreshing a classic adventure game format, which – taking its lead firmly from TV shows such as Knightmare, The Adventure Game and The Crystal Maze – makes for a genuinely entertaining watch.

Children’s TV has changed a lot in the last twenty five years. Whereas the previous generation of youngsters could return home from school to see bespoke programming on both Children’s BBC and CITV for two hours every afternoon, nowadays we have many dedicated all day TV channels available, as well as other competing mediums online.

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Switching Online Cloud Backup From CrashPlan to Backblaze

Having waited years for a native Mac app, thousands of CrashPlan Home users have finally jumped ship, forced out by software company Code42.

It’s fair to say that us CrashPlan Home users have had it rough. Way back in 2014, I switched from my then backup service of choice Mozy, to CrashPlan by Code42. At the time I gave CrashPlan a glowing review, save for one issue – the lack of a native Mac app – something that was promised would be shortly arriving.

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Last Night’s TV Review: Mum

The humble BAFTA award-winning comedy returns for a well deserved second series on BBC2.

To describe Mum as a gentle comedy probably undersells it, but seems apt for a show that does exactly the same to itself. With title character Cathy (Lesley Manville) having already dealt with the mayhem of her somewhat idiotic family while grieving for her recently passed husband, this second outing starts with another big, albeit less traumatic, milestone in her life – her 60th birthday.

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iPhone 6s Apple Store Battery Replacement Process

How to get new a battery with iPhone 6s Program for Unexpected Shutdown Issues

Not to be confused with the recent iPhone battery issues that have made headlines, owners of specific iPhone 6s models who have experienced unexpected battery loss or shutdown issues can get a new battery for free.

First off, this is just for iPhone 6s owners, whose model numbers match devices within a limited serial number range that were manufactured between September and October 2015.

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GOTB – Year in Review 2017

So, another year has passed. It’s fair to say the traffic for this site has continued on a fantastic upwards trajectory, and while not all of my goals from the 2016 Review have been met, it’s certainly been a very positive year.

Stats

  • 2017 saw 18,748 unique visitors to the site overall (up from 8,365 in 2016).
  • January 2017 was the highest month on record with 2,486 views.
  • Nearly 75% of the views were from the UK and USA, with Canada third.


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