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How tech can be used for everyday entertainment

Entertainment looked a lot different before the emergence of the internet. It required that you physically interact with other people and sometimes even leave the house. However, nowadays you can be entertained right in the comfort of your own home. It doesn’t require much more than a mobile phone, PC, and an internet connection to keep you engaged all day. This means you can save money and also don’t have to go very far for your entertainment needs to be met. On that note, here is how tech can be used for everyday entertainment.


It has been forecasted that in 2020, 20 billion apps would be downloaded. This goes to show how pervasive they have become as well as functional in the everyday lives of people. If you happen to have an app on your phone, you understand how convenient they can be, especially when they solve a daily problem. There are multiple entertainment-related apps such as Sonza if you enjoy listening to music or HBO Go if you desire on-demand streaming. There are also the more popular ones such as Netflix, Spotify, and Vine.

Online streaming

The good thing about the internet is that you don’t necessarily need an app to stream content online. You can do so using a PC, making it convenient to stay entertained while working. While some streaming sites are free, you typically have to pay for others. Streaming also means you can catch the shows you want at any time after it’s shown live. This gives you more flexibility than you would have if you were relying on traditional forms of television.

Online games

Playing games is something you’ve been able to do online for some time now. You get to pick and choose the types of games you want to engage in, and you’ve also got the option of playing with others. Some of the most popular online games are Fortnite Battle Royale, League of Legends, and Hearthstone.

Aside from playing PC games, you could also play lottery online now too. This means that you no longer have to go to your local shop to do so. Not only does it make playing easier, but it also makes the lottery far more accessible.


Blogs have been around for some time now, but that doesn’t make them obsolete as a form of entertainment. People still enjoy reading interesting, engaging, and entertaining articles. More than 500 million websites around the world are recognised as blogs, and that definitely equates to a lot of content that’s out there. Whether you’re into fashion blogs or entertainment, there are multiple that you can choose from.


YouTube changed the game when it comes to how people consume content. Video is gaining far more traction than it was a few years back. It is fast becoming a preferred way of processing information, and social platforms are accommodating it a lot more too. You can watch comedy sitcoms, movies and web series via video. Vloggers are also using this opportunity to share content around their interests in addition to valuable knowledge.

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