Appy dreams with these sleep-inducing apps

Sleepmaker Rain Free
There's nothing more conducive to a good night’s sleep than being all tucked up and warm in bed while the rain pitter patters outside. Replicate this feeling with Sleepmaker Rain. Perfect for drowning out the worries of the day.

Pzizz £3.99
Pzizz is a popular insomnia treatment favoured by many who have difficulty sleeping. It works by playing a mixture of soothing sounds and noises aimed at helping you relax, unwind, and ultimately, get to sleep. It’ll feel unfamiliar at first but you’ll be grateful when you wake up feeling refreshed.

Sleep Pillow Free lite version or £1.49
The Sleep Pillow app is a well produced, white noise app that offers plenty of soothing sounds to help you get to sleep. If waves don’t work, then why not try whale song? Or even birds and frogs? There’s also a timer, so you can set it to switch off once you’re asleep.

SleepCycle £1.49
If you’re not a morning person – and let’s face it, who is? – SleepCycle is the app for you. Say goodbye to grogginess – this app uses the accelerometer in your iPhone to monitor your movement. It analyses your sleep patterns to wake you when you are in the lightest sleep phase.

Sleep Talk Recorder 69p
Anyone ever told you that you talk in your sleep? Never been convinced? Find out for certain with the Sleep Talk Recorder. The app provides an interesting insight into your subconscious thoughts. Plus you can post your best clips to Twitter and Facebook.

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