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Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]

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Rovio wants its fans to know that it’s more than a one-trick birdie. The pride of Finnish mobile gaming on Thursday finally released Amazing Alex for iOS and Android devices, a game that features an even more diverse array of physics-based puzzles than the company’s classic Angry Birds. The...
Tired of flinging birds at pigs, Rovio launches Amazing Alex for iOS and Android [video]
Rovio to give another teaser of Angry Birds Space (from space)

It's finally here: T-Mobile iPhone 5 goes on sale April 12

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It’s official: T-Mobile has the iPhone. On Friday, April 12, the magenta-tinged operator will start selling the iPhone 5 nationwide and the iPhone 4 and 4S in select markets. T-Mobile now not only has the iconic device it has so long craved, but it’s offering it with compelling service pricing....
It's finally here: T-Mobile iPhone 5 goes on sale April 12

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Unmechanical - review

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iPhone, iPad; Teotl/Talawa; £1.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewTelling the story of a tiny hovering robot whose two glowing, quirkily wide-set eyes give it an immediate air of anthropomorphic innocence, Unmechanical is a charming physics-based puzzle game. Entirely wordless, it introduces its challenges by letting you experiment with...
Unmechanical - review

How big is the universe? (video)

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Exactly how big is the universe? You can’t just take out a telescope and easily figure it out, but thankfully popular YouTube channel Minute Physics has just released a new video about the size of space. The key to thinking about the size of the universe is first to...
How big is the universe? (video)

AppMobi Accelerates Android HTML5 Performance With new directCanvas SDK

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A lot has been made over the last couple of days of how Android renders HTML5 a lot slower than iOS. This comes as a revelation to absolutely no one. HTML5 development studio appMobi thinks it has a fix. At the Game Developers Conference today appMobi announced the availability of...
AppMobi Accelerates Android HTML5 Performance With new directCanvas SDK

Humble Bundle introduces Sword & Sworcery to Android, packed with five other games

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Are you tired of your antagonistic friend Kevin berating you for not having played Capybara and Jim Guthrie collaboration Sword & Sworcery? "You've never played Sword & Sworcery? Dude, you should probably play Sword & Sworcery," he says, in his mocking tone. Well enough of that -- today is...
Humble Bundle introduces Sword & Sworcery to Android, packed with five other games

5 of the biggest unsolved mysteries in physics (Yahoo! News)

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Yahoo! News - The mysteries of the universe are as vast and wide as existence itself. Throughout history, mankind has searched and struggled to find the answers tucked away inside the universe and everything we see around us. As Deep Thought said in the Hitchhiker's Guide to …...
5 of the biggest unsolved mysteries in physics (Yahoo! News)

Khan Academy releases iOS app with access to over 3,500 educational videos

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Education disruptor, Khan Academy, has released an iOS mobile application giving users complete access to its collection of over 3,500 videos. Now, students will be able to continue their education on the go, whether they’re traveling on vacation, commuting, or sitting around with nothing else to do. Available for both...
Khan Academy releases iOS app with access to over 3,500 educational videos
Apple's top 10 viral videos of 2012

Physicist proposes to physicist in a physics paper

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Two physicists have been together for seven years. It's like the start of a joke. Instead, it's the start of something beautiful -- and, well, physic(s)al. [Read more]...
Physicist proposes to physicist in a physics paper

[Video] Slay Zombies Beautifully With Dead Trigger - Hump Day App Review

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If you have room for one more zombie game on your mobile device, it should definitely be Madfinger's Dead Trigger.  With next gen particle effects, ragdoll physics, and meticulously detailed enviornemnts, this first person shooter is well worth .$99.  ...
[Video] Slay Zombies Beautifully With Dead Trigger - Hump Day App Review

Holier Than Thou: In Search For Water, Curiosity Rover Is First To Drill Into Mars

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If there is water, was there life? NASA's amazing giant rover Curiosity has just performed another first in its quest to better understand the chemistry and physics of Mars: It's drilled a hole into a rock. NASA has said this is the first time this has ever happened on...
Holier Than Thou: In Search For Water, Curiosity Rover Is First To Drill Into Mars

Enhanced Campaigns: Google's Grand Unification Theory

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Early last century, Albert Einstein turned the world of established physics upside down when he introduced his theories of special and general relativity. Newton’s Laws, which had successfully driven the work of physicists for hundreds of years, were usurped by Einstein’s new theories.... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Enhanced Campaigns: Google's Grand Unification Theory

Insert Coin: LineCam is a high-flying cable car system for your camera

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tipwith "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Father and son team Nick and Larry Braun want to build a...
Insert Coin: LineCam is a high-flying cable car system for your camera
Gravity Rush touching down in North America June 12
Neutron-based clock could remain accurate for billions of years

NVIDIA rolls out Apex and PhysX developer support for the PlayStation 4

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Just because the PlayStation 4 centers around an AMD-based platform doesn't mean that NVIDIA is out of the picture. The graphics firm is updating the software developer kits for both its Apex dynamics framework and PhysX physics modeling system to address Sony's new console, even if they won't have...
NVIDIA rolls out Apex and PhysX developer support for the PlayStation 4

Moving Beyond Angry Birds, Rovio Releases Amazing Alex

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Finnish gamemaker Rovio on Thursday released Amazing Alex, a physics game that will test the company’s ability to expand beyond its core Angry Birds franchise and justify its sky-high valuation. The title is available now for iPhone, iPad and Android and coming soon to PCs, Macs and Windows Phones. Amazing...
Moving Beyond Angry Birds, Rovio Releases Amazing Alex
Creating a mosh pit physics simulator with gas particles as a model

Bafta video game awards 2012 – watch live

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The UK games industry is gathered in london for the 2012 Bafta video game awards, being hosted again this year by comedian Dara O'Briain. Will it be the super hero thrills of Batman: Arkham city, the physics-based spills of Portal 2, or the hard-boiled chills of LA Noire that dominate...
Bafta video game awards 2012 – watch live

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Vote for your favorite (or most wished for) Apple iPhone 5 ad

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Thumbs, Cheese, Physics or Ears? How about Maps or the new dock connector? FORTUNE -- Following the release of the iPhone 5, Apple (AAPL) blitzed prime-time TV in the U.S. Friday with four new ads, three for the iPhone 5 and one for the new EarPods. You can view all...
Vote for your favorite (or most wished for) Apple iPhone 5 ad

Week in science, with unusual amounts of insanity

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It was a crazy week for science. Normally, when we say that, we mean there was a lot of important news going on; this week, some of the actual stories involved a fair degree of nuttiness. These included an overt attempt to inject religion into science classes and a...
Week in science, with unusual amounts of insanity

Rovio Goes Gravity-Free With Angry Birds Space (Video)

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Curious how Rovio planned on dealing with physics in the forthcoming Angry Birds Space? I have been, too. If we presume that Rovio is playing by the physical laws of space, a lack of gravity fundamentally changes the game. But apparently, that’s the point. Rovio took us to the international...
Rovio Goes Gravity-Free With Angry Birds Space (Video)

'Amazing Alex,' new game from Angry Birds maker Rovio

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Angry Birds maker Rovio has branched out from its tried and true formula of giving its irate avian stars new places to fight their pig enemies. In the company's new game, Amazing Alex, the game makers have taken the physics puzzle fun a little closer to home. Read full article...
'Amazing Alex,' new game from Angry Birds maker Rovio

Here's The Lucky Person Who Downloaded Apple's 25 Billionth App (AAPL)

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Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China has been identified as the lucky person to download the 25 billionth app from the iTunes App Store, reports The Next Web. When he downloaded the physics puzzle game "Where's My Water?" on March 2nd, he pushed the download counter over its milestone and...
Here's The Lucky Person Who Downloaded Apple's 25 Billionth App (AAPL)

Knowing the mind of God: Seven theories of everything - physics-math - 04 March 2010 - New Scientist

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Knowing the mind of God: Seven theories of everything - physics-math - 04 March 2010 - New Scientist
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