Computing can be a rather tedious task at times, especially when using a device that relies heavily on applications. Hundreds of app downloads, clogging up hard-drives and quickly becoming boring; it seems that this isn’t the best way we could be spending our time on our devices, but there’s an easy answer to app-overload – websites with heaps of click and play entertainment! You’ll never download a single-use app again!
The undisputed king of on-demand video streaming, Netflix is something everyone should subscribe to. Sign up now and you can get a month’s viewing free, after that the cost being a very healthy £5.99 a month. For that price you’re afforded access to the thousands of films and television episodes hosted by the site, plus Netflix’s excellent roster of in-house productions.
Arguably the biggest media platform online, this is video hosting site that defined the mid to late noughties. Ascending to a near unassailable position as a web icon, it is currently undergoing some major changes, but fear not, this will not be the next MySpace, disappearing into oblivion. You probably know of the cats, pranks and music videos, but did you know that you can also rent films on Youtube for around $3 a piece? YouTube truly has it all.
Music fans of all colours love the Spotify #ThrowbackThursday playlists, and for good reason. Anyone can use the service for free and have access to millions of tracks from a similar number of artists, or pay a small premium in order to lose the ads. You can also craft your own personal music collection, all without having to buy and download individual songs.
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Every schoolchild knows about the procrastinatory power of MiniClip. The site hosts a massive variety of free to play browser games covering ever genre available. Action, shooter, MMO, puzzle, sports; they’re all featured, and there’s thousands to sink your gaming teeth in to.
The first port of call for anyone wanting to listen to smaller, lesser known bands and artists, SoundCloud.com is today the gold standard of DIY music. You could spend weeks working through the millions of artists, big and small, who post music on SoundCloud and still have millions more to listen to.