Angry Birds

Angry Birds Get Angrier

Gordon Brown | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK
Gordon Brown

Today the Angry Birds are a little bit angrier. The characters that have become a worldwide gaming phenomenon are flapping even more furiously because 58million children are not in school and learning. Rovio Entertainment, the Finnish creator of Angry Birds, has added a huge boost to the #UpFor School campaign by launching a new tournament where players are asked to sign the petition going to global leaders. It demands that every child has the right to go to school and already has the support of seven million people worldwide.

Sony Lodges Patent Request for Interactive TV Ads

Wayne Beynon | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Tech
Wayne Beynon

Through the use of motion capture and voice recognition technology, Sony hope to make advertising on television interactive and 'playable.' One such example in their patent proposal is a suggested advert for McDonalds, in which the user is prompted to say the word 'McDonalds' before the ad will disappear and viewing can resume.

HuffPost How To: Toddler-Proof Your Tablet Or Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Problem? You've bought yourself an iPad and already the kids are beginning to eye it up. There's a risk though, which is that one wrong press on S...

Apps Are Making Employees More Productive

Dr. Steve Garnett | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Steve Garnett

When we think of apps, Fruit Ninja or Angry Birds might first spring to mind. Many of us consider apps to be the perfect tool to indulge our playful sides and certainly not something that should be encouraged during working hours. Because of this association, apps have often been perceived as things that waste employee time.

Boris: 'I Don't Know How To Download Apps'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

Boris Johnson made one of the most awkward admissions possible at the launch of a new tech workspace in London: he not only did not have any "cool app...

Angry Birds 'Absolutely Livid' Following NSA Revelations

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Comedy

The Angry Birds are "absolutely livid" following claims that the National Security Agency and GCHQ have been accessing users' personal data from apps ...

British And US Use 'Angry Birds' To Spy On Phone Users

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

British and American spy agencies use mobile phone applications such as the game Angry Birds to gain access to users' personal data, leaked documents ...

Is Outsourcing Still About Finding the Cheapest Place to do Business?

Mark Hillary | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

I had dinner last night with a group of company executives who asked me about the best place in the world to locate the finance department of their company. This is a global organisation with thousands of people employed across the world and a finance function presently located in Western Europe.

10 Best Game Apps To Beat The Drudgery Of Your Daily Commute

Georgia James | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech

The idea that gaming is the preserve of teenage boys and stoned students – perched on the edge of their unmade beds, huddled over their games consol...

North Korea's State-Made Tablet Has HD Screen And 'Angry Birds'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Tech

You might still be in love with your iPad Mini, or looking forward to getting hold of a new Nexus 7. But what does a 'best-selling' tablet look like i...

Fox Steals Mobile Phone, Sends Mysterious Text In Fox Language (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

Footage has emerged of a fox stealing a teenager's phone. After scurrying off with the boy's device, the sneaky beast then sent a taunting text. ...

What Does Angry Birds Say About Us!?

Alfie Bown | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

When we play these games (on trains, buses, at work, in waiting rooms), viewed by almost everyone as a tempting distraction from real stuff, we partly enjoy doing so on the level that the associated guilt actually re-enforces our sense of being very important people with 'much more important things to do.'

The Evolution of Mobile Gaming

Daley James Francis | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Tech
Daley James Francis

Over the past decade, as technology has improved, developments such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi have enabled mobile gamers to achieve the Holy Grail: Multi-player gaming. For mobile phone users, an Infrared, Bluetooth, GPRS, 3G, Wi-Fi, AI, MMS, or Wireless LAN connection meant being able to play anything from Tetris to F1 together.

Evolution: Chuck Norris and Angry Birds

Trevor Holland | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Trevor Holland

If you spend any amount of time on public transport, particularly in our anti-social, paranoid, abrasive capital city, you'll notice that the vast majority of people neither talk nor look at each other and instead opt to waste away their existences in the soul-destroying cesspool of social media, angry birds, BBC iPlayer and other such pointlessly depressing activities found on smart phones.

LOOK: Florida Church Looks Like An (Angry) Bird

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Floridian church-goers are in a flap after it was pointed out their place of worship resembles a chicken. A somewhat fractious chicken at that. An...

Man Plays Angry Birds On Cash Machine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Tech

A team of Russian security experts have hacked a cash machine to play Angry Birds. The Positive Technologies team demonstrated the technique in a v...

Official: Star Wars Angry Birds Is Mega Hit On iOS App Store

PA | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Tech

A Star Wars version of popular game Angry Birds has taken top place on the paid-for app chart for iPhone and iPad this week. Angry Birds Star Wars,...

Cameron's iPad 'Donated' By Apple

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron is using an iPad that was donated by Apple, according to a list of gifts disclosed by the Government. The Prime Minister - known to b...

'These Are The Birds You're Looking For'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Tech

Rovio looks set to unveil a new Angry Birds game set in the Star Wars universe. A teaser page for the game has been set up on Tumblr, featuring a c...

Is This The Worst Star Wars Tie-In Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK Tech

George Lucas might have finally pushed the Star Wars license too far: the Angry Birds-maker Rovio has confirmed it will release and intergalactic vers...

REVIEW: Is Rovio's 'Angry Birds' Sequel 'Bad Piggies' Any Good?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Tech

If you're an Angry Birds fan who spent countless hours on the commute trying to destroy pigs for no very good reason, there's a good chance you're goi...

WATCH: Angry Birds Sequel Revealed In Gameplay Trailer

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Tech

The true 'sequel' to mobile gaming mega-hit Angry Birds has been revealed - at last. Bad Piggies was announced last month - but no video of the gam...

Bad Piggies: New Details Leak About Rovio's Angry Birds Follow-Up

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Tech

'Angry Birds' maker Rovio has revealed new details about the game it hopes will recreate its famous, furious feathered ones' success. And after the...

Angry Birds Theme Park Heading To Nottingham

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Tech

If you love Angry Birds and you live in Nottingham - well, prepare to be a little less angry. An Angry Birds-themed adventure playground will be bu...

PHOTOS: Meet Tyson The Terrible, A Real Life Angry Bird

SWNS | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

Source: SWNS A two-mile stretch of the UK’s longest canal has been branded a no-go zone after a spate of attacks on boat users - by a thug SWAN ...