Running white noise app all night long?


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  1. EdNerd

    EdNerd Well-Known Member

    I wanted a "white noise" machine to help me sleep at night. Couldn't find one locally, so I punched it into Google. Lo and behold, there was a noise app for only 99 cents! Much better than paying for product plus shipping. :D

    The app - SimplyNoise - works great. But can anyone see a downside to keeping the phone plugged in and operating all night to run this app? I'm going to use external speakers to save the phone speaker.

    Ed

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  2. court12b

    court12b New Member

    Hiya Ed. Could you tell me whether or not this app requires an active internet connection to function?
  3. EdNerd

    EdNerd Well-Known Member

    I don't use Simply Noise any more. I found one I liked much better. It's called Relax and Sleep. It's a very decent app that doesn't require any internet connection and doesn't have ads. Hey - it's a noise app for sleeping - who reads ads when they're alseep??!

    It's free to download and use. It also comes with a "plus" shell that adds extra functions (like custom preset profiles, a countdown timer, and losts of other stuff. Still no internet. Only $2.00.

    We use it every night.
  4. OfTheDamned

    OfTheDamned The Friendly Undead VIP Member

    I use Sleepy Time, but it has a timer setting on it that will shut it off after x amount of time. It offers a bunch of different sounds for download and even the ability to combine different sounds. Great app, I use it every night.
  5. canton

    canton New Member

    Just a little plug for a free white noise solution I've put together. Actually they're just long-playing MP3s and you drop them into your favorite music player.

    I composed these myself as a sleep aid when my son was very young. This isn't straight-up nonstop white noise, it's more like ocean waves. Very relaxing. Tuned to mimic breathing and also heartbeats.

    Just make a playlist and drop lots of copies of the MP3 on there, let it play.

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