The year of Angry Birds

By Peter Griffin In Technology

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It’s been a year of contrasts in the tech space: ingenious innovations mixed with major stumbles from the tech giants. Nothing uniquely new hit the market in 2011, but gadgets and the services they connect to became much more user-friendly, and in a few cases at least, the reality began to live up to the hype. The year of the app The new shape of software came in the form of an addictive game where cartoon birds battled egg-stealing pigs. Angry Birds is the smash-hit app of the year, and inane as it is, it points the way forward for how to reach an audience in the digital world. The ...

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