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If you’ve just invested in a new smartphone, you’re probably pretty excited about all the things you can do. Mobile phones have come a long way since the good old days of the 1980s brick, and even in the last decade, both Apple andAndroid devices have progressed in leaps and bounds. Whether you love gaming, fitness, social media or browsing the internet, you’ll find that you’ll quite literally have the world at your fingertips.

More people than ever before have a smartphone in their pocket. In fact, statistics predict that by 2020, there’ll be more than 5 billion smartphone users around the world. That’s a lot of people! It’s no wonder, then, those smartphone manufacturers and software developers are working so hard to create an amazing user experience. There are more exciting apps out there than ever before, and that means even more ways to entertain yourself whether at home or on the go.

If you’re all ready to have fun with your new smartphone but don’t quite know whereto start, here are some great ideas to get you off the ground.

Play some bingo online

Bingo is arguably the top British pastime – after all, who doesn’t love having a chance at winning the jackpot! Bingo has long been one of the top gaming choices for online gamblers, and today there are more bingo websites that you can ever imagine. If you’re not sure which one to try, sites like list all of the biggest and best sites out there, with new ones added whenever they appear so whether you’re looking for one of the tried and tested names, or whether you’re excited about playing in a new bingo site, you’ll find a world of options to pick from. Whether you prefer a traditional British style 90 ball game or whether you’re in a rush and want a quick round of speed bingo, you’ll have no difficulty in finding what you’re looking for. Since lots of the best sites also have chat rooms, you’ll be getting the real-world experience too.

Download some games

Now you have a smartphone you’ll never be bored again. You’ll have all the entertainment you can possibly need in the palm of your hand. The app store is packed with fun games that you can download and play whenever you have a few minutes of downtime. Whether you’re sitting on a bus on the way to work, waiting in the queue at the Post Office or waiting for your partner to come out of the changing room, your smartphone has the answer to keeping you occupied. There are games to suit everyone, from flight simulators to strategy games, and from shoot-em-ups to epic adventures. You’ll no doubt have heard of some of the biggest names – Clash of Clans, Plants v Zombies, and of course, Pokemon Go – but there are plenty of other options out there that are sure to suit all kinds of players. Even if you would never normally think about playing a video game, you’re sure to find smartphone gaming on the go highly addictive.

Start taking photos

Today’s smartphones have state of the art cameras on both the front and back. That means that you don’t just have the ability to take amazing professional-quality snaps of your surroundings, but you can also get the perfect selfie. You can have a lot of fun taking photos, but you can have even more fun playing with them afterwards. There’s a host of amazing features on your smartphone that can take your photography to whole new levels, and even more that can add fun details to your images. Whether you’re interested in honing your skills or whether you just want to post hilarious shots on Instagram, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

There are plenty of apps that you can download that help you to maximize your smartphone’s camera such as Filmic Pro for video and and Halide for photos. Some have useful tools that allow you to edit the photographs that you take in a plethora of different ways. Whether you want S-Curves support or RAW editing abilities, you’ll find apps out there that make it all possible. On the other hand, if you want a fun way to add animals ears and unicorn horns to your shots of your friends, that’s all possible too. Afterwards, you can share the results on social media – what could be more fun!

Now that you have your new smartphone, you’ll wonder how you ever passed the time before! You’ll have everything you need in one convenient package. Whether you need to make a speedy price comparison, add a date to your diary or update yourFacebook status, you’ll be able to get it done in seconds. Oh, and let’s not forget that you’ll also be able to make phone calls too, no matter where you are!

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