Forget Flappy Bird. We're all hooked on 2048
The latest addictive game already has popular parody versions, Gmail beefs up its security, and Samsung has a new TV that costs as much as a house.
CNET Update is much Doge2048:
In this episode of Update:
- Learn why 2048 is the new Flappy Bird, and say goodbye to productivity when you discover the parody game Doge2048. But if you want a game with more substance, check out "Papers, please," which won top honors at the Independent Games Festival.
- Know your Gmail is always encrypted, now that Google requires HTTPS.
- Gawk at the price of Samsung's 110-inch 4K television.
- Head to CNET on Tuesday to follow the live unveiling of the new HTC One smartphone.
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