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iPod touch Made Simple by Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold

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Chapter 21. Games and Fun

Your iPod touch excels at many things. It is a multimedia workhorse, and it can keep track of your busy life. Your iPod touch particularly excels in two areas: as a gaming device and for displaying iPod touch iOS4-specific apps that take advantage of the beautiful, high-resolution touch screen. You can even find versions of popular games for the device that you might expect to find only on dedicated gaming consoles.

The iPod touch brings many advantages to portable gaming: the high definition (HD) screen delivers realistic visuals; the high quality audio provides great sound effects; and the gyroscope and the accelerometer allow you to interact with your games in a way that many PCs and dedicated gaming consoles (outside ...

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