New iPhone App simulates Newton's Cradle - The Physics Desk Toy

February 18, 2010 in Entertainment (E)

[] Tacoma, WA, USA - Newton's Cradle is the classic executive desk toy that has mesmerized adults and children alike for over 30 years. They are typically constructed of chrome steel balls suspended from filament on a metal frame. Swing a ball on one end and a ball on the opposite ends swings in response.

It's improved over the original toy, it never gets tangled up, the number of balls can be adjusted, and the ball material can be changed from the classic steel to wood. While not only fun to play it teaches users about Newton's 3rd law of motion and other physics principals.

As an iPhone application, it's a perfect time waster for users who don't want to be involved in a typical game where losing your place means losing points. It's easy to stop or resume at any time making it good for waiting at the airport or sitting on the bus.

This is the only Newton's Cradle simulator on the Apple iTunes App Store to offer balls on flexible string with unrestricted user interaction. Newton's Balls allow the user to move, flick, throw, and drop the balls however and wherever they like. The only restriction is the flexible string tether to the top bar, just like the real Newton's Cradle desk toy.

Feature Highlights:
* Full five finger touch control
* Selectable tilt control
* Variable number of balls (1-7)
* Two different ball types, wood or chrome steel
* Realistic click-clack sound in stereo based on collision speed

Language Support:
* Localized for English and Japanese

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later
* 1.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Newton's Balls 1.0 is $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Promotion codes are available for reviewers. Please specify the magazine, website, or blog you represent if making a request.

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