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Relax! Apps to de-stress you

Last updated on: April 17, 2013 08:46 IST

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Nitin Sreedhar in New Delhi


Stress is an integral part of our lifestyles. We need to unwind every now and then, but vacations are restricted to once a year (sometimes even less).

What if we had the means to get rid of the stress right in our pocket? If you have a Windows Phone, these free apps are worth checking out.

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Relaxify

This app is a pleasing particle simulator, which lets you throw around thousands of colourful particles by just flicking the screen.

It supports multi-tap controls. You can use two fingers to twist and turn the bouncing particles.

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You can choose to play around with the articles in two different modes - Classic and Pointillism.

You can also increase and decrease the size of the particles, set the number of particles and finger strength in the settings. Keep throwing the particles around until that last bit of stress in you is busted.

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Wordament

This is an Xbox Live game by Microsoft Studios. It is a real-time word tournament, which pits you against everyone who is connected and playing the game at the same time on the same board.

Every round is unique, with different alphabets. This one is a must-have for all those who love word building games.

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Its attractive gameplay and sound will keep you glued to your phone for hours.

As you keep testing your vocabulary, you can also check your score against other users and unlock special achievements in the game. Kick the word out of the stress with this one.

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Bowling

This app is not the most exciting in terms of delivering the perfect game experience, but qualifies as one you can turn to when you feel like knocking down a few pins.

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You get to choose from three different colours of bowling balls. The sound effects from the game were satisfactory, while the controls were a tad iffy.

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Logic Games

This is one app that would vacate all the stress from your mind and focus each ounce of logic towards the 77 types of puzzle games it contains.

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All puzzles have different rules. You have 2,322 puzzle levels to complete. From Minesweeper to Battleship, all puzzles have different themes attached to them.


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