Fox News Uses Giant New iPads to Play Candy Crush

When Fox News unveiled its futuristic newsroom a few weeks back, there was widespread skepticism about whether their collection of giant iPads would help them become better at reporting facts. It didn't, but at least it gave them some pretty great screens to play Candy Crush on!

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What's Fox News Do With Its Absurd, Giant iPads? Play Candy Crush, Duh

What's Fox News Do With Its Absurd, Giant iPads? Play Candy Crush, Duh

When Fox News first introduced its new news room full of ridiculously giant iPad-lookin' Windows tablets, our first question was "why?!" but now that the team has done a little journalism on Candy Crush, it's all suddenly crystal clear.

What's Fox News Do With Its Absurd, Giant iPads? Play Candy Crush, Duh

We know first hand that Candy Crush can be addicting, but Shepard Smith took the opportunity to explain that fact at length in a recent segment, making obvious, ridiculous, but actually kindasorta valuable use of his hulking tablet the whole time.

You can just imagine how excited someone must have been when they realized they could do this. You can watch the whole, slightly awkward clip over at Buzzfeed. [Buzzfeed]

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