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Flappy Bird both frustrates and entertains

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

February 11, 2014

Watch out, Candy Crush--there’s a new game in town. The latest mobile gaming craze? Flappy Bird, an app with a fairly simple premise: tap on the screen to flap the wings of a bird and fly while avoiding obstacles. Made by .GEARS, an independent game developer based in Vietnam, the game has simple g...

Jelly shows potential as a new social app

The Jelly app allows a user's friends to ask questions.

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

February 3, 2014

There is a new app in town; it is not peanut butter. It’s Jelly! The Jelly app connects with your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts. According to the Wall Street Journal, “Jelly is a new social Q & A app." Twitter’s co-founder, Biz Stone created the free app. With the slogan “Let’s help...

Candy Crush Saga addiction grows among students

Senior Connor Allen plays Candy Crush Saga on his phone. “It is really fun and addicting,

Catherine Braman, Sports Editor

November 1, 2013

There might not be Snickers, Laffy Taffy, or Tootsie Pops in the game Candy Crush Saga, but that does not matter to the estimated 100 million users. This app, first released in April 2012, is the most popular app on Facebook. And, it is free. Also available for the iPhone and Android, Candy Crush Saga ...