Cool apps to keep you busy during the lockdown!

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There’s more to the lockdown than eating, sleeping and staring at the wall.

Apart from social media, your cellphone is your best friend during the lockdown, so grab your phone and check out some of these cool apps.

1. TikTok

If you haven’t jumped on it, you are sleeping on the job! This video-sharing app caters for all sorts of family fun. Create your own parodies, dance videos, join global challenges and catch up on what your favs are up to when the cameras are off. As they say… “Real people. Real Videos.”

Tiktok Influencer Nathan Molefe shows you how it’s done:


2. Mojito

For all those “quarantine and chill” pics you are getting ready to post on Instastory. This app has a range of story layouts that will definitely bump your profile to Influencer status. Providing you with templates like “Then and Now,” clean Classics and Polaroid for that nostalgic feel. It caters for both video and photo content. Although you may just have to dip into your pocket if you are looking for the full experience



Known as the leading online destination for men’s contemporary fashion and streetwear, HYPEBEAST is your one-stop-shop for all things urban culture. But what is a beast without his bae, ladies checkout HYPEBAE.

Both apps take a look into the lives of creative innovators (worldwide) via podcasts that cater to different topics like The HYPE Report, Business of HYPE and School of sustainability.

Not forgetting the daily trends list of what’s hot and happening in the world of creative culture. It’s all things Fashion, Tech, Commerce, Sports and more at the click of a button.


4. Supercook

It takes 21 days to form a habit… Could cooking be one?

Not forgetting that you need to make do with what’s in your kitchen.

Dinner has met its Match! Unlike other cooking apps, Supercook provides you with recipes tailored to your set of ingredients. You can simply speak into the app (using the microphone function) or start typing names of the ingredients you have into the app. It also has a suggest-as-you-type feature which quickens the process… and just like that, you are a master chef.

Match made in quarantine?


5. Netflix

Quarantine and chill = Netflix and chill!

This platform provides a wide variety of familiar network shows, films, documentaries, specials and original shows like Orange Is the New Black and Queen Sono. Movie night with bae or your family is not a problem. You can now sync screens and watch the same thing at the same time, #NetflixParty.

Starting at a mere R99 you get 162 original TV series and 41 original movies and counting! The ultimate experience in the palm of your hands.

Only hopping on to it now? You get 1-month free streaming!

Here is a teaser of what’s in store for you:

And that’s your lockdown to-do list.

For those working from home, HERE are a few tips to make the transition easier.

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