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Flappy Bird developed by Dong Nguyen

The Phenomenon Of Flappy Bird

The super-difficult Flappy Bird iOS and Android app recently made a name for itself – spreading like wildfire and then disappearing. Even more interesting was the game’s developer taking the game down for seemingly unusual reasons. Flappy Bird is gone, but for those of you that did get it, the game lives on.

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PCWorld Exits Print Business

Recent news has the American computer magazine PCWorld ceasing its print operations and moving to digital distribution. I had to stop and let that sink in. Don’t get me wrong, I think this is a smart move for publisher IDG. In today’s publishing climate, I would expect digital magazine production to be much cheaper than […]

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Microsoft Realigns Itself

This difficult-to-read corporate-speak addresses Microsoft employees asking them to refocus efforts towards consumerization and an interesting “One Microsoft” idea. Much of it is just Microsoft patting itself on the back and a weird attempt to appear forward-thinking and efficient that is anything but.

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The iOS 6 Maps Backlash

You might have heard something about this recently. In Apple’s new iOS version 6,  released in tandem with the iPhone 5, replaces the previously built-in Google mapping tool with Apple’s own tool. Many are angry with the missing details, poor mapping capabilities and, in some cases, incorrect directions.