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Spend some downtime sharpening your mental tools with one of these casual puzzle games. Just be careful not to become addicted!
A series of brain teasers, called Test of Wits, put brainy hurdles in front of 2,000 smartphone users. Apple users finish 5 seconds before anyone else.
An online quiz set up by British bookmaker Ladbrokes has found that iPhone users are quicker to answer problems correctly than other smartphone users.
Tim-e is a robotic iPhone alarm clock that dances and gives you lip. Won't that get you out of bed?
Scientists at the University of Illinois in Chicago discover that men solve brain teasers better after a couple of beers. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was known to give interviews while drinking beer. Coincidence?
In a New York Times op-ed, Steve Jobs' biographer, Walter Isaacson, describes how Jobs wasn't all that interested in, for example, rigorously solving classic tests of "intelligence," like brain teasers--which Bill Gates would have loved.
CNET gets deep into the second game in Nintendo's puzzling top-hatted adventure series.
The president of the Entertainment Software Ratings Board says that it's a "no-brainer" for iPhone games to be rated the same way console or PC games are.