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Self-isolation: Apps to pass the time

By BzBarlow 25 Mar 2020

Being stuck indoors doesn't have to be all bad. The power of technology means there are millions of apps available to keep you occupied.

Whether it's for mindless games or to train your brain to be more powerful, they're ideal for times just like this. Below we've collated some apps to try out for various moods...

PLAY

Houseparty | IOS/Android:  Combining video chat and quizzes, this is perfect for big groups 
Monopoly | IOS/Android: The age-old classic has gone digital (less opportunity for cheating mind you)
8 Ball Pool | IOS/Android: Well, we can't go to the pub for a quick game, so compete from your room instead

THINK

LuminosityIOS/Android: Challenge and improve your mind with a range of exercises and quizzes
Mini MetroIOS/Android: A strategy simulation game about designing a subway map for a growing city!
The House of Da Vinci IOS/Android: A bit different than the usual brain training games but with puzzles and mysteries to solve, it gets you thinking

LEARN

DuolingoIOS/Android: Brush up on your languages ready for when we're free to fly again! 
Ted | IOS/Android: Inspiring TED talks covering a host of topics, there's no doubt you will learn something new
Khan AcademyIOS/Android: So many skills to learn and thousands of interactive exercises, videos, and articles at your fingertips

RELAX

GloIOS/Android: Yoga, Pilates or Meditation, whichever you prefer this has unlimited classes to choose from
OverdriveIOS/Android: Not got a kindle? Not to worry, Overdrive is stacked full of e-books
ColorfyIOS/Android: Zone out and relax with some good, old fashioned colouring in



Happy Apping!

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