April 27, 2012 11:47 AM | By Jason Buckland, MSN Tech & Gadgets
The tech world’s most pathetic ailments

"Touchscreen finger"



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Remarkably, touchscreen finger, preposterous though it may sound, does not just affect iPhone users. Members of the Apple fraternity, of course, unlock their smartphones by sliding a touchscreen icon left-to-right, yet some have a tougher go of it than others. Redness and inflammation can accompany prolonged touchscreen use, though users of other touchscreens can also feel the affliction's wrath by moving icons side-to-side or navigating websites on their phones. Touchscreen finger's worst-case consequence, a chance of blisters, surely send shudders down your spine.

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