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  1. Internet-Based Board Game Linknotize Is Like Six Degrees of Wikipedia

    Sorry, Kevin Bacon.

    Not only can you play a lot of board games on your phone instead of with a board—no matter how many luddites complain that everyone is just tapping away on their phones—but linknotize is a physical board game that you actually play by... tapping away on your phone.

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  2. Clever App Will Finally Get Students to Stop Using Cell Phones in Class

    Or just hide under your chair. They won't know that you're there!

    College kids finally have a reason to pay attention in class instead of checking their phones that's a lot more convincing than "college is incredibly expensive": free food!

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  3. New App Uses Smartphone Cameras To Connect Blind Users to Sighted Volunteers

    Imagine this: you are blind and you're trying to cook marinara sauce alone in your apartment. You have two cans in your kitchen cabinet, and you know one is crushed tomatoes—but the other is pie filling, which would taste terrible on pasta. Normally this would be a huge annoyance, but with Be My Eyes, all you have to do point your cellphone camera at the cans and somebody will tell you whether it's the one on the left or right. Problem solved!

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  4. No, Your Phone Doesn’t Have a Virus; Those App Store Redirects Come From Difficult-to-Stop Ads

    We're sorry. We're so sorry.

    We here at The Mary Sue can sympathize with annoying ad behavior from autoplaying, unmuted video to redirecting users to other sites entirely. Mobile browser users with Android and iOS devices have been getting app store redirects for a long time, and though the problem is difficult to stop, it isn't cause for concern—just annoyance.

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  5. Separation From Your Phone Can Actually Hinder Your Mental Capabilities, Study Finds

    Get rid of one little piece of technology, and everyone loses their minds!

    A recent study showed that test subjects' cognitive functions became impaired when they were separated from their phones. And no, not just because they were unable to Google the solutions to their test puzzles.

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  6. A Smartphone Tax Is One Way to Help Clean Up Space Junk

    Or we could maybe just place a higher value on space funding.

    Space debris is a big problem, and not just because it might mean losing George Clooney to the cold, unfeeling clutches of outer space. If something isn't done about the debris from space programs in orbit around the Earth, launching a spacecraft from our planet will eventually become like trying to catapult it through a shooting gallery.

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  7. 10 Things Your Phone Hates About You, Because It’s Better Than You at EVERYTHING

    "Anything you can do, I can do better." -Phones

    Your phone is sick of hearing about all the things you wish it did better, because it does them all way better than you do. It really wishes it could upgrade you to a less whiny model.

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  8. UnPocket and 1984-Inspired “Stealth Fashion” Will Make You Digitally Invisible

    Doubleplusunpocket.

    "Post-Snowden" fashion is becoming a reality as the Kickstarter for UnPocket, which renders your Internet device off-the-grid when using it, has surpassed its funding goal.

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  9. You Can Now Watch Amazon’s Fire Phone Announcement Event

    Better late than never we guess, Amazon.

    Yesterday Amazon unveiled their first foray into the smartphone market, the Amazon Fire Phone. They didn't live stream the event, but they have since released video of the full event on their YouTube channel. Watch to see the demonstration of the "Dynamic Perspective" 3D display. It's really impressive stuff.

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  10. Today’s Big Amazon Announcement Revealed, and It’s a… Phone! Meet the Amazon Fire Phone [Updating]

    Is everything Fire with you now, Amazon?

    Rumors pointed to today's big Amazon announcement being a new smartphone with a Nintendo 3DS-like glasses-less 3D display, and the rumors are true (at least some of them. The event is ongoing so we're updating as we go..) They've introduced their own smartphone, the Amazon Fire Phone.

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