The iPhone app Electronic Smoke simulates smoking by detecting sound waves. When you breathe into the microphone, the virtual cigarette burns. Screenshot from Electronic Smoke. hide caption itoggle caption Screenshot from Electronic Smoke. Shots - Health News 'Addictive' Cigarette Smoking Games On Smartphones Target Kids October 23, 2012 Researchers have found dozens of free apps on iPhones and Androids that promote and glamorize smoking. Many of the apps target children and teens by using cartoons, celebrities and games. Health experts say these apps, downloaded by millions of people, violate bans on tobacco advertising.