Angry Birds

Facebook more popular than many Google apps on Android phones

With Android continuing to grow in popularity as an OS for both smartphones and tablets, Facebook's social networking application seems to be one of the top app choices among Android users.

Android Army

New game levels released to celebrate Angry Birds second “birdday”

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.


ESRB is planning to release a rating system for mobile games

While mobile gaming applications are rapidly growing in quantity and quality on both the iOS and Android platforms, the ESRB is working toward a standardized rating system for all mobile games.


Amazon to Nook buyers: Kindle Fire has Netflix too, and much more

After enduring a verbal attack from Barnes & Noble earlier this week, Amazon has hit back, arguing that the Kindle Fire will have Netflix too, and a lot of other apps that the Nook Tablet won't have.

Android Army

Halloween spawns more real-world Angry Birds competition

Painted pumpkins become both birds and pigs in this Halloween-themed Angry Birds recreation.


Angry Birds stores coming to China, CEO inspired by copyists

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…


Angry Birds meets classic horror in short film The Birds of Anger

Final entry in gaming-themed movie festival, The Anger of the Birds, is a scary take on Angry Birds.


The iPad heads for space, together with an Angry Birds soft toy

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.


Angry Birds movie moving forward under former Marvel Studios chairman

Iron Man and Incredible Hulk producer David Maisel hired to lead Angry Birds movie and other Rovio adaptation projects.


Apple TV 4.4 update brings AirPlay mirroring, NHL and Photo Stream

With iOS 5 receiving the vast majority of attention from legions of excited Apple fanatics, Apple slipped in a content-filled update to the Apple TV with little fanfare.


New viral video has soccer players staging real-world Angry Birds competition

No plush pig is safe when Angry Birds fans from UNC Asheville are around.


Angry Birds developer becoming a publisher

Rovio Mobile, the group responsible for Angry Birds, is expanding to become a publisher for independent studios.


Real-life Angry Birds game created in China, Rovio in talks

The popular Angry Birds game appears to have stepped outside the virtual world and turned up in a theme park in China.


Best HP TouchPad Apps

Who said webOS was dead? We've handpicked the best HP TouchPad apps to help you turn your $99 toy into a recipe book, television, virtual magazine and more.

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Over a third of tablets end up in the bathroom

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.