There are various ways you can get the most out of your device when you are stuck inside because of a bad winter storm. Whether you want to learn something new or be entertained, the right apps and our high-quality network that works when and where you need it will help you stay connected on a cold and snowy day.
A recent U.S. Cellular survey indicated that 61 percent of smartphone owners use their device to play games. Classic board games, such as Monopoly, The Game of Life and Yahtzee, have apps available on Google Play and iTunes.
Smartphone owners also can stay sharp by downloading top trivia apps, such as Guess the Song, QuizUp, Trivia Crack and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
Recommended apps: Here are some additional apps that will help keep both kids and parents entertained this winter:
There are several kitchen classic apps. Food Network On the Road and Just Recipes are great apps to spice up the season.
Amateur chefs and mixologists also can whip up their favorite foods or drinks with the Chinese Recipes, Italian Recipes, Christmas Recipes, Frozen Milkshake and Tea Making Recipes apps.
If you can’t be outside in the snow, the Make a Snowman and Snowman Maker Plus apps allow families to design their own snowman, so Frosty can come to life at your fingertips.
For those that need a brain-stimulating app to break up a cold day, the free Elevate and Fit Brains Trainer apps are designed to improve focus, memory, processing speed and speaking skills.