What are the best apps to use when you're bored?

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    Instagram is a simple way to capture, edit, and share the users' favorite moments. They can express their artistic sides through their feeds. Users can follow their friends and family, and discover accounts from all over the world.


    Web, Android, iOS, Windows


    Xie Yin
    Written on June 10, 2018
    "I don't like this app at all. It need too many sensitive permissions on my phone, and sends way too many notifications. The interface to post a "story" is someone confusing. Browsing for other peoples posts can be entertaining, but for me it's not worth it."
  2. 11


    Twitter is a global social networking platform where users can share and broadcast ideas, opinions, live updates, news, and messages online known as tweets. Users can also interact with others by replying, retweeting, and liking their tweets.

    Web, Android, iOS

    Randy Torres
    Written on June 19, 2018
    "I wouldn't really recommend a social media app for use when you are bored, I prefer to play games or to chat with a friend privately, and Twitter is not really designed for private communication."
  3. 8

    #3Flow Free

    Flow Free
    Flow Free is a connect the colors puzzle game in which your main goal is to create a flow by matching the colors to make a pipe. The game is free to play and has different levels and ranges.


    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Tiffany Burke
    Written on June 20, 2018
    "seems like a reasonable way to kill time"
  1. 7



    With the Duolingo app, you can practice and improve your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills while playing games at the same time. Just answer questions and complete lessons to improve both your vocabulary and grammar skills.


    Web, Android, iOS


    Ao Yi
    Written on June 17, 2018
    "Learning a foreign lanuage while you play a game sounds like an effective technique to me. I believe the best teachers have often figured out ways to make learning fun, and this app uses that idea as well."
  2. 4



    Timberman is an app developed by Digital Melody that allows you to become a Timberman in 4 different environments with unique challenges. Try to unlock 8 Timbermen!


    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Carolina Hidalgo
    Written on June 9, 2018
    "Timberman is so fun and such great mindless entertainment, definitely on my go to list for apps to use when I'm bored. I love the different environments, who ever would have thought that being a Timberman would be so fun? "
  3. 4


    2048 is a simple but addictive game where you must join the numbers with the objective of reaching the 2048 tile without getting out of the game. It's a strategy game in which the player needs to add the number to get to the goal. 

    Android, Online, iOS


    Paul Mendoza
    Written on June 16, 2018
    "I play 2048 since long time, and I never get bored of it. In this fame you must join numbers to reach the 2048 tile: it's a lot about math, but also about reflexes. I suggest it to whoever like this kind of puzzles."
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    Paperama is an app developed by FDG Entertainment GmbH & Co.KG that brings the art of paper folding to mobile phones. Create an origami figure with only limited folds.


    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Tammy Thomas
    Written on June 10, 2018
    "For those not very good at it in real life. Fun to see the figures."
  5. 2



    EngVarta is an educational application that lets users connect with live English experts, who are readily available to help improve their communication skills and enrich their vocabulary. 




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    StumbleUpon is a discovery engine that finds and recommends web content to its users allowing them to discover and rate web pages, photos, and videos. The service shut down in June 2018 in favor of a new discovery platform named Mix. *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Rose Rice
    Written on June 12, 2018
    "Killing time in boring scenarios is rather convenient. StumbleUpon changes up your browsing."


Best What are the best apps to use when you're bored
1InstagramApps 12 Free
2TwitterApps 11 Free
3Flow FreeGames 8 Free
4DuolingoApps 7 Free
5TimbermanApps 4 Free
62048Games 4 Free
7PaperamaGames 2 Free
8EngVartaApps 2 Free
9StumbleUponWebsites -2 Paid

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