Angry Birds aren't happy with Microsoft Windows Phone 7
So your new mobile operating system is universally panned before it's launched - how do you keep punters interested enough to give you a chance when it's finally available? Well, if you're Microsoft and the OS in question is the already-hated Windows Phone 7, you might attempt to associate it with the one of the most popular mobile games ever.
The problem? There's no association whatsoever.
The casual observer would be led to believe that Angry Birds will be available for Windows Phone 7. Except that'd be wrong. Angry Birds developers Rovio haven't agreed to develop Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7, and were quite vocal about the fact this afternoon on Twitter:
The most curious factoid of all? Microsoft's Steve Ballmer does bear an uncanny resemblance to the pigs in Angry Birds. Coincidence?