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[3 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 3,087 views]
Physics-based mayhem on the iPhone

Remember back in high school or college when your instructors told you that physics could be fun (or “physics can be phun” according to the more annoying teachers)?
It seems some students took those words to heart and started writing apps for the iPhone. There are a slew of physics-based games floating around on the Apple App Store and some are more realistic than others.
Oddly, some of the better physics-based games on the block involve an almost alarming amount of gratuitous violence. Kittens get thrown, cute and cuddly critters get shot …

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[27 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | 3,976 views]
A few iPhone apps worth buying

One of the great things about the iPhone is that users can find thousands of applications for it and a large percentage of them are free.
There are some apps out there, however, that are so good that they are more than worth the low asking price for them.
Besides, there are certain strings attached with “free” apps that are annoying. Some of them flash ads at the user while a good number of games berate the iPhone owner into buying upgrades to progress faster. That’s just life with free apps, but …

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[15 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,226 views]
Week in review (1/9-1/15)

It was quite a busy week here at First Arkansas News.
There was so much going on, in fact, that it wouldn’t be a surprise if some of our regular readers missed a thing or two. It’s a true shame to miss an article or two, so we’ve made it easy for people to keep up with the latest posts on this site. You can follow First Arkansas News through our RSS feed, on Facebook, through Twitter or through daily email updates (click the appropriate link to keep up through any …

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[5 Jan 2011 | One Comment | 3,553 views]
Retrogaming on the iPhone?

Believe it or not, there are plenty of apps out there for the iPhone for those of us who were around when video games were the latest thing.
Yes, there was a time when we were perfectly happy with games that seem ridiculously crude by today’s standards — Mattel handhelds in which we simulated football games by moving a LED blip around a screen and those Atari 2600 games that were as small as two kilobytes in length.
Technology has progressed considerably over the years, but those old games still have their …