Struggling to pass the time? Whether you’re waiting in a long queue or whiling away the hours on a rainy Sunday, technology is a great way to pass the time. As long as you’ve got access to a smartphone or a tablet, there’s plenty of ways to make the hours fly by.

Get into some new music 

Been listening to the same playlist for the last couple of years? It’s an easy trap to fall into. Well, now that you’ve got some time to kill, why not get into a new genre of music? If you keep an open mind, you might find that you’re a huge jazz fan. Or you might find that country and western is your thing. Browse through Spotify or Apple Music and try something that you wouldn’t have considered before. 

Make a bucket list 

You don’t want to end up with any regrets when you’re older. If you’ve always wanted to try hot air ballooning or to swim with sharks, now’s the time to get planning. Use this free time to make a bucket list online. Start with the achievable dreams and then branch out into the stuff you don’t think will ever happen. Who knows, your dreams of becoming an astronaut might still pan out. 

Do some window shopping

Need a new pair of trainers? Lusting after a new car? Whatever you’re thinking of buying, now is a great time to do some window shopping online. The best purchases are the ones you have wanted to make for ages. Then, when it comes to treating yourself, you’ll know exactly what you want. 

Visit an online casino 

If you’ve never tried online gambling, you’re missing out. It’s one of the most popular internet pastimes. is an online casino with hundreds of slot games, poker, blackjack, and much more. Who said you have to go to Vegas to gamble? These days, it’s easier than ever to place bets and spin the wheel.  


Technology is a great tool for making new friends and catching up with old ones. People spend so much time browsing through social media looking at other people’s posts. Why reach out to someone you haven’t talked to in ages. It might just make their day. 

Learn a language 

Planning a trip abroad? Why not try and learn the local language? Even if you aren’t fluent, it can be super useful to have some local phrases. Plus, you’ll endear yourself to the locals. There are a bunch of great tools online for learning new languages. Duolingo is one of the most popular because it offers tons of free content to help you pick up the language. 

Play Flash games 

Who said Flash is dead? It was big news when Adobe announced the end of Flash but don’t worry; the games live on. The internet is full of fun games that are sure to pass a few hours. You don’t even need to download any apps to play; open your browser and search ‘flash games’. 

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