Have you ever found yourself bored out of your brains while sat on a train or a plane? If so, you should resolve to keep yourself entertained on your travels by embracing today’s top tech devices.
Below are four ways technology can help you to fend off boredom while you’re out exploring the world:
Thanks to the rise in mobile streaming services, gone are the days where you have to be sat on your sofa in order to enjoy the very latest shows and movies. You now have the capacity to indulge in amazing media and TV content from any destination in the world, which means that you no longer have to worry about travelling boredom.
Most of today’s top streaming services (Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Disney+, etc.) are now available on a plethora of tech devices. As long as you have a stable and strong Internet connection, you will be able to access your streamer of choice via your smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
Make video calls
Should you ever find yourself in between flights at a particularly boring airport, you could always pick up your smartphone and make a video call. You won’t be able to do this while you’re aboard the plane, which is why you should make the most of the (relative) freedom you are afforded in the terminal!
If you’re a frequent flyer and want to optimize the video calls that you make while you’re stuck in the airport, you’re going to want to invest in a quality calling device. Here are five of the best smartphone devices for video chat:
- OnePlus 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- Huawei P30 Pro
- Google Pixel 3
- Samsung S10 Plus
Play an online game
So long as you have a suitable device and a strong Internet connection, the world of online gaming will, quite literally, be at your fingertips. Whether you choose to play your favourite online video games via a portable console, whether you opt to play a simple single-player game on a dedicated gaming platform, or whether you try your hand at betting on the latest Europa League odds on a website such as Unibet, one thing you’ll be guaranteed of in this instance is choice. Regardless of what games keep you entertained, you’ll be able to indulge in them no matter where your adventures take you.
Did you know that you can borrow ebooks from a virtual library? Tapping into this service will allow you to get your reading fix without having to actually pay much for the privilege.
Below are 10 steps you should take if you wish to borrow books via the Kobo eReader:
- Go to your home screen
- Tap the menu icon (top left-hand corner)
- Click Settings
- Click OverDrive
- Click Get Started
- Select ‘Create Account’
- Sign in with your local library card
- Head to the Kobo Store
- Tap a book you’d like to read
- Select ‘Borrow with OverDrive’