TechBytes: Internet Vs. TV

Internet vs. TV, Halcyon Review

December 14, 2010, 9:52 AM

Dec. 14, 2010— -- The internet has caught up to television. A new survey by Forrester finds Americans now spend the same amount of time online as watching TV – about 13 hours a week. People are still watching the same amount of TV. They're just spending less time doing things like listening to the radio and reading newspapers and magazines.

In our weekly video game review, Halcyon for the iPad. The goal of the game is to match currents that are flowing along four different strings. It's a simple concept, but's Libby Goad says it's very addictive. "The game starts out very slow, kinda very zen-like. And then the next thing you know, it becomes very frantic," Goad said. "Next thing you know, you're playing 6 hours later and you're still trying to match currents, getting past that one difficult level." She adds that the Halcyon "innocently sucks you in for hours." It costs $3.99 on iTunes.

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