With the combined App Store and Google Play Store, there are over 4 million apps available. It has reached such a massive amount that often people find themselves with app overload, not knowing which ones to choose for which task! Some apps are created by developers who love to code and develop apps for fun, whereas other applications allow you to win prizes. We will explore some of the most fun apps available in the various app stores today.
These apps are included on this list because the games included in them are typically games of skill and mathematical ability. Many games, such as Blackjack or Poker, are far more cerebral than people first think. All of the various options contain various fun games that you can either play alone or even play against others worldwide. For instance, you could set up a dummy account and practice your bluffing skills against someone in Australia or Argentina!
If sports are your passion and you are thinking about testing your grey matter against the bookies but don’t know where to begin, you can check out the best betting apps as voted by OLBG.com where you can read reviews and see why their punters have rated each one as they have.
Additionally, some gaming apps allow you to watch various sports ranging from horse racing to American football. Participating in this activity provides the opportunity to get to know new and exciting sports and how they are played.
A Word Of Warning
Gaming can be great fun and especially when you can practice your gaming skills. Betting apps are a lot of fun, and although they sometimes require you to bet with real money, most of the best options have accounts that you can play with fake money. A word of warning though, real gambling is highly addictive, and there are some steps you must take when thinking about risk management. For example, don’t get too carried away because you don’t want to be out of pocket when the fun stops. Furthermore, you must remember the reason that you are playing these games in the first place, for fun! If you get too carried away, the fun tends to vanish, somewhat defeating the purpose.
This addition might seem a little odd at first glance because it is a social media app and not one you might readily associate with fun and winning! However, it deserves an entry because it is unlike most other social media platforms, and if you create a decent enough following, you could make some money. Essentially, you can either be a passive TikToker or an active one. Both options are fine, but if you want to build up a following and stand a chance to make money down the line, you must be active. What does this mean in practice? Well, it means making your own videos…lots of them! The best thing is that TikTok makes it straightforward to film and edit videos directly from your smartphone without any other skill apart from your inherent creativity. You could make funny videos, informative ones, or whatever takes your fancy. If you follow their guidelines over time, you will find that you gain more followers.
So, where does the winning big part come in? The more followers you accumulate, the more chances you can create your own brand or website to promote. The key is not overly promoting yourself but letting things come organically. Once you regularly receive hundreds of thousands of views per video, you could even work out a promotional deal with a brand to include in your videos.
Learning To Code Apps
There is no specific app in this category that stands out, but the idea is that you learn while having fun. Learning to code in the various languages available is perhaps one of the most important things anyone can do these days. Jobs in computer science are rising exponentially, and if you don’t know how to code, you are missing out. Apps like Enki or CodedHub allow you to choose a language that you like the look of and begin to learn. These apps often have a gamified version that will enable you to beat previous learning streaks. This can be a fun way to speed up the learning process without even thinking about it!
In the same breath, as the coding apps mentioned previously, Duolingo is a fun language app that enables you to learn a multitude of different languages. The main languages you can learn includes:
There are other languages to learn and other more esoteric options like Kilignon or High Valyrian! It is primarily aimed at English language speakers looking to learn any one of those languages. Still, there are options for non-English speakers to learn English via the app using their own language. This type of app allows you to understand the rudiments of a language and then build upon it. Also, just like the coding apps, Duolingo makes learning fun by gamifying the entire process.
No list of fun applications would be complete without video gaming apps. Today, some of the best games for smartphones are comparable to those for dedicated games consoles. Although the graphical quality isn’t the same, the overall quality is easily on par. These games are typically multiplayer versions, with the most popular being:
- PUBG: The OG game that started the craze. In PUBG, you are dropped into a map with 99 other players in a fight to the death, Battle Royale style of game.
- Fortnite: Another Battle Royale game that pits your abilities against players from around the world.
- Chess.com: Not quite like the previous two games, but extremely popular and fun if you are into chess.
- Words With Friends: Similar to Chess.com but with Scrabble.
- AFK Arena: An RPG game where you attempt to become the best as the game progresses.
- World of Tanks: Every YouTubeer’s sponsor of choice these days, you play as a tank commander attempting to defeat your enemy.
Some of the apps listed in the post allow you to gain knowledge, while others are there simply for fun. Whichever app you choose, ensure that you know the risks involved (especially regarding gambling apps). Choose what interests you and have fun!