A few short decades ago, when you were waiting at an airport, train station or even at the dentist, you more or less had to either twiddle your thumbs or use your imagination to day dream. Now, however, there are tablets, notebooks, smartphones and smaller laptops which are all portable and able to give you all kinds of entertainment. With this, has come the expediency of wireless internet and the ability to connect anywhere in the world with WiFi. So now, one way consumers are ripe for the picking is, of course, games. This technology sprouted a new wave of productive, and challenging games that have taken off and now are a billion dollar industry by themselves. They come in many different formats and easily accessible to virtually anyone with a connection to the internet.
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For those who like to be challenged and want to keep their mind active and fresh while waiting for their train to come along, brain training games are very satisfying. Candy Crush became one of the most widely played games in the world because it was addictive. And yet it was ultimately just a puzzle game with brilliant animations, and sound effects. The impact of this game on culture has played a large role in allowing children to use the cognitive part of their brain early on in life. It became a 6 billion dollar venture which was quickly snapped up by a larger company that saw the true potential. Smartphones in 2012 began to increase RAM, CPU processor speeds as well as utilizing the 4G internet that came out in the same year. A giant leap for a smartphone and it had a lot to do with how games pushed the consumer market in a particular direction.
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Now with tablets coming to the fore, it seems like only yesterday that we imagined we could make a laptop screen obey the commands of our fingers, and have it be able to fit in our backpack. The games that many people play are often only available once they have been bought, which means somehow you will be out of pocket. However, many people like games where you can make money on the go, which has lead to the creation live casino games. While waiting for a flight, you can sit in the lounge and play roulette or blackjack for real money. This gives consumers the ability to literally make back their money which they spent on their plane ticket. These websites are completely compatible with tablets which feature touchscreen capabilities. Without the need for a laptop with keys and a mouse, playing these games in areas where there isn’t much room and you’re on the go isn’t a problem.
Whether you’re profiting from the game you’re playing because it keeps your mind fresh or you’re just looking for a fun way to make a little bit of money on the side, technology has allowed anyone, anywhere in the world with an internet connection, to do so all whilst waiting around and on the go.
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