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MADFINGER Games Lends You the Luck o' the Irish - and Some Great Games

Posted by Jessica Fisher on March 18th, 2015

Taking the day off after a... rousing night of St. Patrick's celebrations? MADFINGER Games wants you to spend it playing the recently updated versions of Shadowgun, Samurai II: Vengeance and Monzo. All three of these games have been optimized for the latest iPhones and iPads, and you won't have to dig too deep into your pot of gold as Samurai II: Vengeance is on sale today for $1.99 and Shadowgun will be going on sale (hopefully later today) as well.

Download Shadowgun, Samurai II: Vengeance, and/or Monzo on the App Store this week to catch the green light savings.

Favorite 4: St. Patrick's Day 2013 Apps

Posted by Carter Dotson on March 14th, 2013

St. Patrick's Day is quite the "holiday." Like Valentine's Day, another day named after a saint, the original meaning has strayed far from the original intent of the day, but unlike Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day is fun for the single and taken alike. Here are four apps to help make the day better.

St. Patrick's Day Live: Can't make it out to a good St. Patrick's Day parade? Well, you can watch the New York City parade live with this app from EarthCam, or just watch Dubliners celebrate live. Then, use the Photo Booth feature to share festive photos with added leprechaun hats or "Kiss Me I'm Irish" buttons because why not? It's a day to celebrate and be Irish!

Untappd: Drinking cheap beer that's dyed green is a tradition of this 'holiday', definitely. But look, once you've drank one cheap plastic cup of it, there's no reason why you can't drink good beer after that. And you can use Untappd to share the beers you've been having. Why not find some nice, classy Irish beers to celebrate the day? Just search for "Irish" in this social drinking app and it'll list a bunch of Irish beers to try out. If you drink one, share it with your friends. Drinking is more fun with friends, after all.

BreathalEyes: So, you've had a lot to drink, but just how much have you had? Well, this app can estimate how much you've had based on your eyes. It measure horizontal gaze nystagmus to detect how much a person has been drinking. Version 2.0 of the app, recently released, promises more accurate results with the addition of video capture, not just photo capture. It can detect blood alcohol content from .02% to .20% with a margin of error of .02%. The app is for entertainment purposes only, but if someone's BAC is too high, it might be time to send them home in a cab.

Uber: ...and yes, there is an app for that. Summon a cab directly to where you are with this app. Or if you're feeling extra-classy, call for an Uber Black ride, which sends a black town car to pick you up. The app handles payment and tip automatically, which will especially come in handy if you have enjoyed a little too much of the fruits of Ireland's labors. Uber's more well-known, but also consider Hailo, a service that's run into far fewer legal hurdles than Uber has, but is available in fewer cities. However you get a ride home, be sure to do it safely. Not just because it's the right thing to do, but because getting arrested is an expensive pain, and would totally ruin this glorious day.

St. Patricks Day Update for Angry Birds Seasons Coming This Week

Posted by Jeff Scott on March 8th, 2011
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Angry Birds Seasons has been updated for every major holiday since its release last year. Today we got word that St. Patrick's Day will also see an update. Finally something to look forward to besides flat green beer, corned beef, and cabbage, right? Fans and new players alike can expect the update - with a bunch of new green themed, pig popping levels - to hit this week on Thursday March 10th. Take a look at the trailer below:

I wonder what the next holiday update for Angry Birds Seasons will be? Easter? Memorial Day? Your predictions are welcome, in the comments below.

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