5 Apps To Help You Spend Your Free Time - Guest Post By Erica Silva

With such amazing advancements in the world of technology, it is safe to say that it has pretty much taken over our lives. Our ever-increasing reliance on tech-gadgets especially smartphones goes on to show how much we depend on technology to do almost everything like staying in touch with friends, getting our work done, running a business, watching movies, listening to music, shopping for groceries and so much more. It’s as if everything is now just a click away.
Gone are the days when you would find people with their heads buried in a book or two people engrossed in a face-to-face conversation. Everything is now done through a smartphone. So much so that even when you are bored and have a lot of free time with nothing to do, technology comes to your rescue. It is just amazing, to say the least, how different apps on your smartphone from Facebook to Snapchat can help kill your boredom. Users generally try to download spam free apps to get the most benefit out of the games.
Mentioned ahead are the 5 best apps that you can use during your free time to keep boredom at bay:

eReader Prestigio

If you are an avid reader, who loves to read in her free time but doesn’t want to go through the hassle of carrying a book, read on your phone! eReader Prestigio is an excellent e-book reader and will provide you with the best reading experience, turning your boring free time into an imaginary adventure!
This app brings a whole new twist to your reading experience with text customization options and an intuitive interface that makes reading super smooth. For times when you feel lazy but still want to enjoy a book, the app has got you covered. It has an amazing text-to-speech engine so you can listen to your books anytime, anywhere.


They say laughter is the best medicine and it certainly is. A dose of humor during your low time will keep you  busy laughing so hard that you won’t even notice how time flies. 9GAG is an excellent source of fun and entertainment in times when you want to enjoy fresh geeky humor or perhaps are feeling down and need to laugh all your worries away.
It is an extremely popular app and website that will keep you browsing through memes and dark humor for hours. You can even use it to explore interesting and amusing content of diverse interests and topics. It is also your go-to app to update yourself with all the ‘hot’, ‘trending’ and ‘fresh’ content in the world of 9GAG’s entertainment.


This name certainly rings a bell.  Luckily, BuzzFeed now also has an iPhone app that will deliver all the fun stuff from all over the internet to your smartphone. Buzzfeed has everything from funny YouTube videos, latest political jokes, and trending pictures of celebrities and singers.
The app is updated with fascinating content every day that will kill your boredom and keep you engaged for hours. The makers of this app strive to connect with the audience and provide them with entertaining articles, videos and memes that are worth sharing with friends and family.
So, if you are big on stories and quizzes trending on social media, BuzzFeed is what you need to dive right into your favorite topics and explore what’s happening in the world.

The Big Barn World

If you are more into games and prefer playing them on your smartphone or tablet during your free time, it’s about time you downloaded the Big Barn World. This game app is the new social farming phenomenon that has hit the play stores where you can either play alone or join your friends and play together. It is a great app to meet new people, make friends and play with them which takes the gaming experience to a whole new level.
It is more like a social farming blockbuster where you get to meet and greet new farmers, chat with them, and form a farming community. This helps you learn farming tips, have your own super cute and adorable farm animals and you can even have an auction to sell your goods to other players.
Simply put, this game app will keep you hooked and there will be zero chances of you getting bored.


As they say, always leave the best for the end, and Netflix is definitely a great way to end your boredom. Given our recent obsession with TV shows and serials, Netflix is your go-to app for fast and simple online streaming of your favorite TV show.
Got an hour to kill on a long flight or perhaps stuck in school while waiting for your ride? All you need is the Netflix app on your phone, a subscription to their monthly package, and voila, choose your show and begin streaming.
In times when you don’t have access to the internet, all you need to do is look for the list of shows and episodes available and download them beforehand. When your phone is on offline mode, you’ll be able to see everything that you had downloaded earlier. This is one of the perfect ways to spend your free time and catch up on what you miss from your favorite TV series.
These must-have apps are not only great to kill time but they have also garnered excellent reviews by people who use them on a daily basis. While providing unlimited entertainment, many of the apps on our phones are also super meaningful; they provide us with great knowledge and awareness and help us stay updated about all that’s happening around us just through an online social presence.


ABOUT Erica Silva
Erica Silva is a blogger who loves to discover and explore the world around her. She writes on everything from marketing to technology, science and brain health. She enjoys sharing her discoveries and experiences with readers and believes her blogs can make the world a better place.  Find her on Twitter: @ericadsilva1

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1 comment :

  1. Love Netflix! I already spend wayyyy too much free time on it though hehe!
    Love Debs @ tiger-mint.com


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