5 great apps to kill time

Most of us have fell victim to the teasing and time-wasting efforts of those addictive little smartphone and tablet apps that manage to hook our attentions for much longer than we would have liked. However, these perfect bite-sized pieces of procrastination are a welcome distraction when attempting to help pass the time. They can help make sitting about waiting for an appointment come around a little faster and even make long journeys fly by. Here are a few of the best apps to help you kill time.


There are endless gaming experiences you can enjoy on both iOS and Android and Twist is right up there with the most challenging and addictive of them. Guide a ball through a twisting barrage of tiles by tapping and jumping around at the right time. It may take a few tries to get your bearings but after that you’ll be playing for hours. Check this high score out, see if you can beat this!



With endless spin-offs and a forthcoming movie heading our way you’d be hard pushed to find someone who hasn’t at least heard of the Angry Birds. It’s free, fun and challenging enough to keep you coming back for more. The basic concept is that you utilise a range of variously skilled birds to cause as much damage as possible whilst injuring evil pigs. If you’ve never seen Angry Birds before, you need to download and play it now, here’s some gameplay footage:

Hey, Angry Birds even have their own movie coming out soon…



The popularity of online gambling has risen greatly over the past few years and mobile gambling apps, whether they be casino-based, bingo or sportsbook related have all seen increased success. The Bet365 app is one such effort that gives gamblers the opportunity to place a wager on any of the major and lesser sporting events around as well as taking part in mobile roulette, other casino games and live in-play bets and even claim a free initial bet if you’re a new customer.







Another addictive entry on our list is this cool little mobile MMO strategy game from Supercell. The game has gone from strength to strength and requires the player to build its own defences as well as train up your own troops to battle against other players “clans”. Here’s a video of the gameplay:



For those who love to spend their free time aimlessly hunting around the web in an attempt to sniff out a site or two that may pique their interest, then this is the perfect app for you. I’ve loved using StumpleUpon on my desktop computer for many years now. I was using it way back in 2007 for a source of inspiration for not only my photography but also content ideas for this blog. The StumbleUpon app allows you to create lists of interest and have randomly selected sites from all over the web pop up right on your smart device.







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