mic_888 · Jul 3, 2010 at 12:00 am

Fall Asleep with Counting Sheep

Do you have trouble sleeping?  Have you tried counting sheep – the traditional way?  If that didn’t work, have a look at XDA forum member RDT‘s modern take on this old tried and tested method.

Try Counting Sheep on your Windows Mobile device – the idea is to drag backflipping sheep over the bridge on your screen over and over again, inducing boredom and sending yourself to sleep.

The idea, presumably is to induce boredom while occupying the mind with something simple, repetitive, and rhythmic, all of which are known to help humans sleep.

RDT advises to plug your device into a charger if you intend to use the app to send yourself to sleep as it will run until you wake up – where you will be able to review the number of sheep that you have counted.

Runs on Pocket PC 2002 and higher.

For more information and where to find the free download, check out the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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