The Drill Down 355: Year In Review 2014
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This week, The Drill Down crew looks back at the year in tech and the web for the year 2014. We’ll discuss our favorite tech events of the past year, and what we can expect in 2015.

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The Drill Down 313: The Brief Rise and Fall of Flappy Bird
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This week, Sony ditches the PC market, Comcast buys Time Warner Cable, Amazon‘s ready to play games, GoPro goes for IPO, Google shows their true colors, Flappy Bird gets its wings clipped, and more…

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‘Flappy Bird’ Game Is Gone; Creator Hates It Now Too

After over 50 million downloads, Dong Nguyen creator of Flappy Bird has decided to take the game down from the App Store and Google Play, stating that he “cannot take this anymore” and that he now hates his popular creation.

This may be in response to all the overwhelming negative criticism the game has been receiving. And right before Nguyen announced the news on February 8, 2014 via Twitter, I may have written an article called “10 things I hate about Flappy Bird,” so hopefully this wasn’t the straw that broke camel’s back. Because Mr. Dong Nguyen, you should know that I obviously cared enough about the game to compile a list of reasons why I hate it. There is a thin line between hate and love and Flappy Bird teetered on both sides.

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10 Things I Hate About ‘Flappy Bird’

Ah yes Flappy Bird. If you have downloaded it, then you already know of the rage that is sure to ensue once you start playing.

Developed by Dong Nguyen, Flappy Bird is on top of the free charts on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play. I just thought I would take the time and share my thoughts on this wonderful game, so without further ado:

10 Things I Hate About Flappy Bird…

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