Posts tagged angry birds
In an excellent recent thread on Quora titled “Which startups have the best stories?”, the incredible story of Angry Birds came up and we’d like to remind all of our readers about it again. It’s really remarkable as Steve Jobs pointed out that the only thing that separates the good entrepreneurs from the not so good entrepreneurs in the eyes of society is pure perseverance. Read More
This should not come as a surprise. Apple’s curated App platform for iOS devices, the world’s most phenomenal phone, and the extraordinarily addictive game with pigs and birds have been awarded the Guinness World Records.
Apple’s App Store, iPhone 4, and Rovio’s Angry Birds were chosen to have set new records. Guinness dubbed the iPhone 4 as the “the fastest-selling portable gaming system” after selling an estimated 1.5 million handsets on the first day it was released on June 24, 2010.
Angry Birds is now available on the Chrome Web Store for free. At Google I/O today, Peter Vesterbacka, the CEO of Espoo, demonstrated the power of the game on the web. Google recently made “in-app” purchases available for Chrome based Apps which means that you can get Mighty Eagle for $0.99 from within the App. The web version is as smooth as the native version, and the experience is good. Read More
GEAR4 plans to benefit from this growing, and has announced that it would be manufacturing three different cases for the iPad 2 that would feature the popular game. The three previews can be viewed on GEAR4′s website. The cases will just snap on to the iPad 2, and would give users access to all the ports of the device. There aren’t much details provided as of now, but we will notify you as the manufacturer announces further details. Read More
The Mac App Store is now live and features over 100,000 Apps. Apple learnt from the success of its iOS App business and applied the same theory to the Mac. The store is simple, features amazing Apps, makes updating Apps extremely easy, and is a curated place for Apps of all kinds for the Mac.