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Must-Have Apps to Keep You Entertained at Home This Winter

Must-Have Apps to Keep You Entertained at Home This Winter
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Most of you will be used to staying home a lot more after the year the world has gone through, but due to the current winter weather, you probably do not want to be anywhere else anyway. You will want to be at home with the heating turned up and snuggled up with blankets, family, and pets. 

However, more time indoors means more chances of boredom. Fortunately, some great must-have apps can help to limit this boredom. We have listed various must-have apps that we think can help you through the winter and into the new year.

Security Apps

Most of you will already know how popular cybersecurity apps have been over the years, which is unlikely to change – especially in the current climate. As we are spending more time at home and more time online, online threats have naturally increased. Should a virus strike, you will not be getting much entertainment at all. For that reason, one of the most important must-have apps you should download for your mobile device is a firewall and antivirus. It is just a shame these apps do not work with a certain ‘other’ virus doing the rounds right now. 

Gaming Apps

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Most of you will have felt bored at home in the past year, and that is understandable. However, you can download some fantastic mobile games for free. Mobile gaming has evolved a lot in recent years. There are now some big-name titles that offer fabulous graphics, excellent gameplay, and lots of entertainment.  

You will find what you are looking for in the Google and Apple play stores, from simple puzzle games to first-person shooters and battle royale style games. 

Betting Apps

Another great thing to do at home during the winter months is to watch sports. Though there might not be the full schedule and range of sporting events thanks to the current pandemic, there are still plenty taking place behind closed doors. To replace the ability to be at the events in person, you could always place a few bets to spice things up.

There are some great betting apps out there that allow you to bet on many different markets, enjoy in-play betting, and provide bonuses such as enhanced bets. If you are unsure of which online betting apps to use, just use resources such as the freebets.com betting apps list.  

Movie and Music Streaming Apps

Sometimes all it takes is the right song or movie to raise the spirits and thanks to streaming apps. You can enjoy both via your mobile device. On a cold night, you could snuggle up with a hot drink and the company of your family and take in the latest movie. Alternatively, blasting out some tunes while doing the housework is another great way to pass the time.

Subscriptions to streaming apps are not all that expensive, and you are not tied to them – so you can walk away at any time. 

Exercise Apps

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As we are stuck between the same walls all the time, there is a good chance we are not getting the exercise we should be. The great thing about keeping fit is that it is a good way to stay warm as well. You stay in shape, have a bit of fun, and keep out the cold all at the same time. 

There are some great workout apps, fitness trackers, and Youtube channels that you can watch when you want to get a sweat on. For a bit of added fun, you could even get the whole family involved!

Happier About the Winter?

Nobody enjoys staying at home for too long, but at least we have the apps to help keep us occupied. Furthermore, With thousands of must-have apps in the Play stores, it is highly unlikely that you will run out of something new to try. 

Featured Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay

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