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Yesterday(March 17 - 2014), marks the first week of Apple's new iOS 7.1 and i just gotta say it's a really good OS. I mean it's performance has been so great(tho on iPhone 4). However ever since this update i just noticed Flappy Bird which happens to be working perfectly on iPhone 4 just started crashing for no reason.

Let's take a recap, remember Flappy Bird was removed from Appstore due to certain issues and allegations surrounding the App, well i think i'm been sarcastic about the App crashing perhaps because the new iOS 7.1 was intentionally built to disrupt Flappy bird.

Most of the other apps i installed before the new update works perfect... Anyone having a crashed app too?  Whilst you drop your comment, here's a brief  info about FlappyBird! 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Flappy Bird
Flappy Bird logo.jpg
Flappy Bird logo
Developer(s)Dong Nguyen
Publisher(s).GEARS Studios
Platform(s)iOS, Android
Release date(s)May 24, 2013
Flappy Bird is a 2013 mobile game, developed by Vietnam-based developer Nguyễn Hà Đông (Dong Nguyen) and published by .GEARS Studios, a small, independent game developer also based in Vietnam. The game has a side-scrolling format and the player controls a bird, attempting to fly between rows of green pipes without coming into contact with them. The developer created the game over several days, using a bird protagonist which he had designed for a cancelled game in 2012.
The game was released on May 24, 2013 but received a sudden rise in popularity in early 2014. It was criticized for its level of difficulty and alleged plagiarism in graphics and game mechanics, while other reviewers found it addictive. At the end of January 2014, it was the most downloaded free game in the iOS App Store. During this period, its developer claimed that Flappy Bird was earning $50,000 a day from in-app advertisements.
Flappy Bird was removed from both Apple's App Store and Google Play by its creator on February 10, 2014, due to guilt over what he considered to be its addictive nature. The game's popularity and sudden removal caused phones with it pre-installed to be put up for sale for high prices over the Internet. Games similar to Flappy Bird became popular on the iTunes App Store in the wake of its removal, and both Apple and Google have removed games from their app stores for being too similar to the original. The game has also been distributed through unofficial channels on multiple platforms.


On February 8, 2014, Nguyen announced on Twitter that the game was to be removed from both Apple's App Store and Google Play, writing: "I am sorry 'Flappy Bird' users, 22 hours from now, I will take 'Flappy Bird' down. I cannot take this anymore. "He went on to say that taking down the game has "nothing to do with legal issues". The game was removed from both Apple's App Store and Google Play exactly on cue.After removing the game, Nguyen's Twitter feed received abuse from fans unhappy at the decision, who threatened to murder him or commit suicide.
Following the removal, many media outlets reported several merchants on eBay were offering phones which had the app pre-installed for US$1499 or more, with some receiving bids of over $90,000; however, the listings were removed for violating eBay's rule stating smartphones must be restored to factory settings before being sold.
In an interview with Forbes, Nguyen cited the game's addictive nature for its cancellation, stating: "Flappy Bird was designed to play in a few minutes when you are relaxed. But it happened to become an addictive product. I think it has become a problem. To solve that problem, it's best to take down Flappy Bird. It's gone forever." Nguyen said that the guilt he felt over the game was affecting his sleep, and that his conscience was relieved after he took the game down.
In a March 2014 interview with Rolling Stone, Nguyen refused to rule out re-releasing Flappy Bird, on condition that it would come with a warning to "Take a break".

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