I've jumped on the bandwagon, and it's addictive.


In a nutshell: Angry Birds.

I’ve never been tempted by the game, although I’ve certainly heard about it. The compulsion to play. The cross-generational appeal and competition-driver, like for this New York Times father. And the fact that it’s the #1 selling app of all time, not to mention plush toys, merchandise, blah blah blah.

But not owning a mobile device made the game irrelevant to me, and even when I got my NC and the game was available, I thought, $4.99 just to see what the fuss was about? I’d rather have a toasted chicken salad sandwich and coffee from Tim Horton’s.

However, I was browsing the Google Chrome Web Store the other day, and saw that they now have an Angry Birds app. For free. How on earth was I to refuse?

In less than a week I’ve gone through all the levels available, and I’m seriously considering getting the full version on my Nook Color. A part of me looks […]