Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight

If you think an hour-long Candy Crush session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a smartphone “addiction,” you’ve got nothing on Wu Xiaojing, a 21-year-old woman who lives in northwest China’s Shaanxi province. Xiaojing (an apparently fake name she used to hide her identity) is a real smartphone addict, and by “real” I mean she ended up in the hospital after a 24-hour smartphone gaming marathon left her blind in one eye.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/10/smartphone-gaming-addict-goes-blind-after-playing-for-24-hours-straight.html

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10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/29/10-must-have-apps-for-your-phone.html

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They're making a TV game show out of Candy Crush. Somehow

Popular mobile game Candy Crush, which the Verge notes is typically played “while passing time on the toilet or the subway,” will soon be played on your television.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/19/theyre-making-tv-game-show-out-candy-crush-somehow.html

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Playing Whac-a-Mole With Windows 10


Autumn is coming, and it’s time for county fair fun with candy apples, fried dough and the midway. You remember the game whac-a-mole? As the moles popped up through holes on the table, it was your job to whack them before they disappeared. Now, every time another Windows 10 reminder pops up on my screen, all I want to do is grab a mallet and start whacking! Message to Microsoft: This is my computer. Leave my desktop alone! This is not your marketing tool. What gives you the right to hijack my computer for your commercial messages?

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82452.html?rss=1

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