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While the ridiculously popular Flappy Bird may have been pulled from the App Store by its founder, the game’s memes are still doing the rounds on the interwebs. Few games have incited such simultaneous entertainment and rage as Flappy Bird. The game’s meteoric rise spawned hundreds of Flappy Bird memes that were shared across social media. Created by developer Nguyen Ha Dong in only two or three days, Flappy Bird had attracted fans and critics all around…

Gamers in the US will be able to enjoy the new model of the PlayStation Vita this Spring. The new PS Vita Wi-Fi model was previously released in several countries but had not arrived in North America. There are several improvements in this model: it is 20 percent slimmer and 15 percent lighter than the original; it has an increased battery life, providing four to six hours of game time and seven hours of video.…

Tucked up in bed but unable to sleep, I turned on my Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, dimmed its LED screen to a comfortable brightness and enjoyed a very pleasant hour of reading. Indeed in the company of the Paperwhite most evenings will be pleasant: it’s fast, it’s responsive, it agrees with the eyes and, of all the ereaders now avaliable, it is very likely the best. What is the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Released last year, the…

Sochi 2014 is rapidly approaching and with so many events scheduled across relatively few days, the Winter Olympics can be difficult to follow. Adding to the problem is the time-zone difference between Russia and the West. If you’re in the US, Canada or Australia, there’s nine hours or more between you and the action happening on the ground. Thankfully, there are a large number of resources available to help keep up with Sochi 2014, with…

[app url=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/unroll-me-unblock-the-slots/id769574372?mt=8″] Unroll Me – unblock the slots, developed by Turbo Chilli, is an entertaining puzzle game for the iPhone. Containing many levels with varying difficulties, it challenges both child and adult players whose objective is to guide a small ball to its destination through a series of slots. This ball travels rather slowly, and in easier levels players have sufficient time to devise not just any route, but the shortest route, with the game…

[app url=”http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/spqr-latin-dictionary-reader/id407340562?mt=8″] The cry of gladiators, the triumphs of victorious generals, the blood of a political system more violent and saucier than our own–all excite us and arouse our curiosity about Ancient Rome. While our appetites are fed by HBO’s television series Rome and video games Ryse: Son of Rome and Total War: Rome II, our desire for greater knowledge of the Classical World is filled by the large selection of educational apps available on both the android and…