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The top iPhone app - so easy an 8th grader can do it

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The top iPhone app - so easy an 8th grader can do it

Postby Charles » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:38 pm

A 14 year old kid created an iPhone app game that's become the top free app for the device.


8th grader's iPhone game plucks Angry Birds' feathers

Winda Benedetti writes: While most 14-year-olds spend a good bit of their time playing video games, one eighth-grader has been spending his time programming a game — a game that's now been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times.

Robert Nay of Spanish Fork, Utah, is the 14-year-old coder behind "Bubble Ball" — a game app that's taken over the No. 1 spot on Apple's top free apps chart.

You know who used to be sitting in that spot? Unstoppable app store behemoth "Angry Birds," that's who. In other words — a game made by a bunch of grown-ups was just taken out by a game made by a kid.

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