The ridiculously popular game Flappy Bird saw fame come quickly and, apparently, go just as quickly as the game is slated to be taken down completely. That is not the last we'll hear from the developer, though!
Google Now within the Google Search app received new functionality today, bringing some options for event reminders, new voice commands and quick access to the Olympics. You can now call or text by voice command, keep up with the Olympics, speak to your phone in a few new languages and assign a method of travel and time buffer for event notifications.
Flappy Bird dev makes $50,000/day from the collective frustration of 50 million people
Free to play indie smash hit, Flappy Bird, is reportedly pulling in over $50,000 per day from in-app advertisements. Game developer Dong Nguyen of .GEARS Studios says that he chose the ad-supported, free to play app style because that is what is popular in Japan right now.
Chrome apps may soon run without relying on the Chrome browser
The Google Experience launcher, exclusive to the Nexus 5, has been renamed to the “Google Now” launcher, and now comes with the ability to import settings from your old home screen, suggesting that a launch for other handsets could be nearing.