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Engage yourself with Interesting apps while on lock-down

It’s a lock down season that started in March and into April in Nigeria. It’s going to be extremely boring for some, a little boring for some while others who are occupied with work might find their breaks boring if they don’t have something to keep the day lively.

March started out to be an isolation season, weight gain, loneliness and boredom.Yes, we are stuck! But that shouldn’t stop the fun, should it? It shouldn’t stop anyone from working out, having fun, being creative and getting the work done.

Here are the list of all the apps for entertainment, educational, games, workout, creativity and more you can enjoy in self-isolation


This is one of the most popular language-learning apps in the world.

The app offers set lessons in foreign languages like Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Mandarin, Japanese, etc. The lessons are short, engaging, and game-like, thus appealing to all kinds of users without weighing them down.

Take the time in self-isolation to learn a new language.


This is an under discovered streaming apps.

With collection of classics, cult, independent and arthouse films. MUBI also curates filmmaker retrospectives and spotlights on leading film festivals like Berlinale, Sundance, Cannes, and more. There is a dedicated MUBI India page too, that lists 30 masterpieces per month.


You could stream movies and keep up with latest in movies and series


A coloring app known to soothe frayed nerves, and are often recommended by mental health professionals to relieve stress and anxiety.

It features swathes of content from florals, gardens, mandalas, animals, zodiac signs, historic places, author portraits, and famous paintings that you can color.

The app can keep both kids and adults engaged for hours.

Udemy and EDx

These apps provide you with a vast array of courses to choose from. Some are free, some are paid, but you can always learn that skill and get certified for it.

When you resume, you’re resume with a new certificate in your pocket.

House party

Literally the isolation app.

It enables group video chatting through mobile and desktop apps. Users receive a notification when friends are online and available to group video chat. You can make new friends, play games

The app has experienced a large increase in popularity as of March 2020, it is the sixth most downloaded free app in the App store in the United States, and the most downloaded app in New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom

Health and Fitness

You would need to burn down those gained calories while at home, If you do have a home gym that’s good and if not these apps can help you do basic exercises.

·         SworkIt

·         Daily Yoga

·         Yoga for Beginners

·         FitOn

·         8fit Workouts

·         J&J Official 7-Minute Workout

·         30 Day Squat Challenge

·         Daily Butt Workout


If you’ve had plans to start a podcast, now’s the perfect time and overcast it is. It has a great combination of clean design and powerful audio and podcast management features.

Overcast deftly handles episode playbacks and downloads, sends notifications of new episodes, and can play offline or through streaming if you need to save some space; plus it has some nice audio features. Voice Boost normalizes the sound levels of speech, automatically raising quiet voices and lowering loud ones. Smart Speed automatically cuts away at gaps and silence in the podcast, speeding up play without distorting audio.


This is one of the most trending app at the moment and virtually everyone is intrigued by it.

It is a mobile-friendly editing tools for users to add filters, stickers, sound effects, and other small flourishes to 15-second videos that they can then share to the world.

It is fun and highly addictive.


Yes, there’s a pandemic but that shouldn’t stop you from making new friends or meeting the love of your life.

Tinder encourages you to make shallow, snap judgments about potential partners. You create a simple profile with a handful of photos and a few sentences about yourself, then throw yourself at the Internet’s mercy. The app displays singles in your area. If you like one, swipe the photo to the right; otherwise, swipe to the left. If you both swipe right, you can send messages and set something up.


It’s not going to be all work, workout and certification without the games. If you are a gamer, you could download mobile games like,

·         Call of Duty mobile

·         Mario Cart

·         Asphalt

·         FIFA

·         Scrabble

·         Angry Birds 2

·         Ludo

·         Wordscapes

·         Fortnite

·         PUBG mobile

·         And so many other you will find in your app store or play store.

You just need light to really enjoy yourself this period but notwithstanding, board games  and card games are a go to



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