6 Ways to Use the Internet as Your Home Entertainment


When you think about the Internet and the way it began, very serious and scientific things come to mind. Science, business, communication, and education were the real reasons for the World Wide Web to come to life. So, who would have thought that it would become your number one source of entertainment. Think what you may, but that happened. Therefore, if you want to have some proper home entertainment, without paying too much, here are the best 5 ways to achieve it.

Movies Online

Movies and Series

There are so many places on the web that offer TV series and movies online. This includes the paid services, like Netflix and those that even allow free movie watching online. However, you will be exposed to tons of ads and popups. The choice is not the best either, but you can have fun in this way.

Video Websites

Vevo, Youtube, Vine and many others are the websites on which you can find endless source of entertainment. You can spend hours looking at funny cats or baby videos, but you can also watch different tutorials and many interesting videos. Also, if you want something more serious, you can check out TED Talks and their videos that are always educative and fun.


Regardless of the interests and hobbies that you have, you can always find a person that is just as crazy about the same stuff as you are. Moreover, they probably have a blog on which they share their thoughts, photos, experience and they respond to comments and messages. There are tons and tons of these blogs on every possible topic you can think off. You just need to find the ones you like. This can keep you entertained for months.

Live Streaming

Live Streaming

Live sports games and matches, concerts and other events that need to be seen live are usually streamed online. There is not much point in watching the New Year’s Eve countdown on a rerun. Therefore, live streaming is one of the coolest ways to use the Internet for fun. However, if you want your stream to be flawless, you need a very good broadband. You cannot compromise on that, so compare broadband plans and pick the best one for your needs.

Internet Radio

For those that still want to remain faithful to the radio, there is a ton of online radio stations that broadcast their program and music non-stop. The only thing that you pay for is the Internet and the service of the radio is, as always, free. Internet will indulge your love for music and definitely keep you entertained.

Online Games

Free Online Games

It is hard to imagine a type of game that you cannot find online and for free. While you may enjoy your type of games, even your very young kids will have the amazing choice of age appropriate games that are educative and interactive. You can play any game you like with players from all over the world. A game of online snooker or a war game that takes hours and hours of strategizing – it is all your call. However, the Internet will provide it for you.

Today, there is a very easy way to share your Internet content on your TV, which usually takes the central position in the home. In that way, you can use the Internet as the new technology to find interesting stuff, but play that for the entire family. There are some good things that come from the era before the Internet – everybody in your home gathering to watch something together. Have the best from the both worlds.

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By Dan Radak

Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He is currently working with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies. He is also a coauthor on several technology websites and regular contributor to Technivorz.

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