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New app ‘The Lotto Machine’ proves physics engines improve software

Prominent iOS application developer, and friend of the website, Steven Troughton-Smith¬†released a neat new iPhone and iPod touch application called “The¬†Lotto Machine that is a random number generator. Besides the great design, the application is unique because of its physics engine. The physics engine is best demonstrated when a user holds down the “Hold to spin!” button that cranks the wheel. The new application also shows off its accelerometer usage when a user tilts their device. As you can see in the video below, as a user moves their phone around in space, the lottery balls also move:



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