Notable: Super Mario Run; Netflix offline viewing; Microsoft Solitaire Collection; Gift wrap hack

We’re starting a new Notable series where we highlight recent news, apps and interesting video and links.

Super Mario Run

Nintendo Super Mario Run on Apple AppStore

Nintendo releases Super Mario Run on the AppStore on December 15, and it’s proven to be more popular than Pokemon Go. It is free to play for its first level, with an in-app purchase of $9.99 to unlock the remaining levels. One thing to note is to counter pirates, an Internet connection is required to play the game.

Netflix Offline Viewing

If you recently updated your Netflix for iOS app, you might notice “Download & Go” new feature. This long-awaited feature allows you to download shows for offline viewing. There is no extra cost but not all titles will have the download button. Also it is available only for Netflix iOS and Android.

“Netflix is working with lots of partners globally to get downloading rights for the bulk of the content on our service. This is an ongoing effort as we know consumers want this capability and we are working to provide it.”

Microsoft Solitaire Collection

Microsoft Solitaire Collection for iOS

Microsoft has at long last brought its staple Windows games Solitaire to iOS. Microsoft Solitaire Collection contains Klondike, Spider, FreeCellm Pyramid and Tripeaks. The game is free to play.

Christmas Gift Wrap Hack

Christmas is coming. Here’s a Japan style gift wrap hack you might need. It is quick and easy gift wrapping without using tape and ribbon.