Human beings are social creatures & require entertainment. The entire history of mankind has seen various forms of entertainment. From music & dance to various art forms, dramas & plays & movies and TV shows in recent times. We have developed a lot & so has our technology. The Internet, for example, has made a great revolution in our lives.
Smartphones powered by Android & iOS are now the major source of entertainment for people around the world. Entertainment apps on these devices have made the availability of so many things at our fingertips. Watching our favourite movies, ordering food & other products online, connecting with your friends online & even playing a game of online poker have all made life facile.
Here are some of these applications you must have if you are looking to entertain yourself on your Android or iOS devices:
Spotify is the world’s favourite music streaming application with over 270 million users worldwide. The application has all your latest songs all in one place. The premium subscription allows you to play ad-free music at the best available quality per day. The app has been a lifesaver for music lovers.
Netflix is the world’s No.1 entertainment app. It is popular for award-winning series, movies, documentaries & TV shows. The application offers content for all ages. With 4 profiles in an account, each customizable according to the user’s preference with a 5th Kids profile also an option. The app is perfect for you if you are a fan of binge-watching shows/movies.
- Amazon Prime Video
Amazon has come up with its own movies/TV Shows streaming platform called Amazon Prime Video. The application serves the same purpose as Netflix with a difference in the Ui and user profile system. Amazon Prime Video is also really popular for its Prime Original content that is highly rated on the internet.
Youtube needs no introduction. The content on Youtube is immense. Several content creators, video streamers, sports vloggers & music video companies have all taken Youtube as their main source of channelizing content. The largest audience throughout all video entertainment websites has access to Youtube.
9gag started as a Facebook page in 2008. The page was started as a troll page that was meant to cheer people up. The popularity it gained was staggering & the owners quickly capitalized on the opportunity. 9gag is now one of the biggest entertainment apps in the world with loads of content. The app is available on Android as well as iOS now.
- Adda52 Poker
Adda52 claims to be India’s top stay at home entertainment platform & lives to the claim. The entertaining game of poker, with the opportunity to earn money, makes it a fairly lucrative app. Adda52 has targeted new players who have no idea how to play poker by introducing a poker guide. The game is also pretty interesting and gives you the opportunity to play with peers.
You cannot include Facebook in a list of entertainment apps available on Android & iOS platforms. Found in February 2004, Facebook is now the world’s biggest social media platform & has a whopping 2.5 billion monthly users. Facebook allows users to connect to people & organisations allowing users to share their thoughts with the world. Facebook also owns Instagram & WhatsApp, two other widely successful social media platforms.
Stress & anxiety are major issues people have to deal with in this fast-moving world. The Calm app has specially programmed meditation sessions and guided products that help you calm your stress, insomnia, anxiety, depression & other problems to lead a healthy life. The application is available both on the Google Playstore & the Apple App Store for users to experience.