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Got a lot of time to kill? These super-fun apps are dead simple and addictive — which means you won’t notice the clock ticking, or the minutes and hours going by…


Karen Ann Monsy

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Published: Fri 15 May 2015, 3:29 PM

Last updated: Sun 26 Jul 2015, 4:00 PM

Available on iOS, Android, Free
An app that turns your text into song, this one can result in some pretty hilarious exchanges between friends. Just choose a classic or contemporary song, type in your message and send your friend the musical telegram. It’s a real pick-me-up when you’re feeling blue.
Available on iOS, Android, Free
Autodesk Pixlr
A powerful photo editor that is all the rage, especially among those who’ve never edited a picture before. With over two million combinations of effects and overlays, and the option to compare ‘befores’ and ‘afters’, you’ll have no trouble passing off your customised collages for the work of a pro!
Available on iOS, Android, Free
Tap the inner musician in you with this full-featured recording studio. Play a variety of instruments (no matter if you’ve never played a note in your life; the app is that simple!), record your vocals, and combine the lot with special effects for a great way to put your own music out there.
Available on iOS
An old one, but a fab one for passing time. Create short looping videos (six seconds long) using nifty editing tools and share them easily with all your buddies online. Sure, Instagram allows for longer clips, but brevity is the soul of wit — and therein lies your challenge. 
Available on iOS, Android, Free

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