It was December 2009 that Angry Birds first flew onto the iTunes App Store. Now two years later, Rovio celebrates its "Birdday" with version 2.0 of the game, complete with new levels and the unlocking of all existing ones.
Speaking at a conference in Beijing, Rovio CEO Peter Vesterbacka announced plans for the opening of Angry Birds stores in China, where the game has a huge fan base. He added that the inspiration for some of the merchandise the stores will be selling has come…
Next week two of Apple's iPad tablets will be sent to the International Space Station to keep its occupants entertained. An Angry Birds soft toy will be following them a month later, although the purpose of its mission has less to do with entertainment.
In a study surely to make hypochondriacs cringe at the thought of touching any tablet, owners of tablets are admitting to taking the device into the bathroom to play Angry Birds and watch video while on the toilet or in the tub.