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9 great reads from CNET this week

Why it's time to confront your phone addiction, how a CNET reporter survived a 59-hour Marvel movie marathon, and life with Samsung's new Galaxy Fold.

It was a busy week for geek culture news with the debut of both Avengers: Endgame and the second installment in the last season of Game of Thrones. Amid the hype, Amazon shifted its two-day Prime shipping to one day, we learned more about an upcoming IPO for Uber, and Facebook put a $3 billion price tag on its privacy woes as it readies for next week's F8.

Here are more stories you don't want to miss:

Screen time is rising and it's ruining us. Here are 11 ways to cut back

Here's how I did it. (And you can, too.)

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The Nintendo Game Boy was a console designed to last for a lifetime (my lifetime)

On its 30th anniversary, we take a look at what made the original Nintendo Game Boy so special.

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Life with the Galaxy Fold, screen crease, notch, air gap and all

We know about the Fold's screen problems. Now let's talk about the screen itself.

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Sarah Tew/CNET

Avengers: Endgame is here -- My 59-hour Marvel movie marathon's reached its end

I'm holed up in a theater watching 22 Marvel films back to back. I'm hating that it has to end (but loving Captain America).

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TikTok's quirky videos are the hot new way to find fame

The app for super-short videos is creating a new crop of social media stars.

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Avengers: Endgame review -- Marvel's ultimate love letter to fans tops Infinity War

Don't worry, this one is spoiler-free: The Russos' wholly satisfying superhero epic, a sequel to every MCU movie ever, doesn't waste a second.

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Weed tech heats up with a new smart vaporizer from Apple, Microsoft alums

The newest app-enabled vaporizer on the market is the Firefly 2 Plus, and it shows how Silicon Valley is looking to cash in on cannabis as legalization picks up steam.

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Patient names, treatments leak among millions of rehab records

Exclusive: The exposed data affects nearly 150,000 people.

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Will Amazon Prime make one-day shipping the new norm for online shopping?

Even as Amazon pushes ahead, expect other retailers to struggle to match it.

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