Researchers say humans, on average, have become more dependent on technology over the past 10 years. The study finds that most cell-phone users operate a phone on an hourly basis and the length of time between phone uses is growing shorter. Mobile phones now include an array of capabilities other than simply text messaging or phone calls. Our phones can aid us in our daily life more than we’re aware. Smart phone apps now allow users to play games, keep up with the stock market, and even check our blood pressure. Here are some handy apps or features the average smart phone is capable of.
One of the most popular features on smart phones is the camera, which in some models includes a flash option. The camera itself can aid in many situations. Lacking a needed mirror? Activate your front facing camera for an instant mirror! Are you dealing with a bunch of pesky wires? Snap a quick photo for help remembering which ones match up. Don’t forget anything from your last meeting! Get a few photos of the diagram your boss artistically designed on the whiteboard. Don’t forget the flash can be used as a handy flashlight also!
Are you a busybody with a hectic schedule? There are tons of apps just for you. Check out some to do list apps. Some even have reminders and alarms to make sure you got the job done. Are you a soccer mom? There are grocery list apps for those forever long trips to the store, barcode apps for further info on products, and even apps that will help you decide on dinner. Do you run as a hobby? Try a popular jogging up! They generally can measure distance, time, pace, and route.
There are many other creative uses for your everyday smart phone. Explore yours and discover a few more.
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