Smartest Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone
Smartphones have become a staple in everyday life; from checking weather forecast to status updates on Facebook, it does nearly anything which was previously limited to computers and the internet. But now the uses of smartphones have jumped to another level, here are ten of the smartest things you can do with your smartphone.
Software designer Qualcomm has developed Alljoyn, “The internet of everything” that allows you to control multiple devices from your smartphone. Any brand of phone can be connected using Qualcomm’s open source networking platform. Feel like brewing a fresh cup of coffee while lying in bed. [info]Instant Webcam[/info]
By downloading the app “Mobiola” you can turn a smartphone into a webcam to use in conjunction with messaging apps like Skype, Google+, etc. [info]Start your Car[/info]
The “Viper smart Start” app allows you to start your car remotely once the device has been installed in your car. You can warm the engine in a cold winter morning while finishing up breakfast in your kitchen. [info]Measure things with your Camera[/info]
There are 1000s of apps available that allows you to measure things simple by pointing your camera at it. Great for settling those “Who is taller?” debates. [info]Augmented Reality for Home Design[/info]
There are plenty of apps like “uDecore” and “Vitra corniches” that allow you to view a real room in your house through your smartphone camera and using augmented reality, visualize different pieces of furniture and design elements. [info]Monitor your Heart Rate[/info]
Smartphones can be heart smart too! “Azumio’s Instant Heart Rate” measures your heart rate after you place your finger on your smartphone screen for a few seconds. [info]Turn your Smartphone into Remote[/info]
Searching deep into the couch cushions looking for a lost remote is a frustrating task; “ThinkFlood RedEye Mini device” and “RedEye App” allows your smartphone to become your remote controller. Not only is this but these apps also allow your handset to control multiple devices at once.
info]Control the Power of Light[/info]
With Phillips “Hue” app and smart light bulbs you can control the brightness and the color of your lights from your smartphone. You can also turn the lights on/off remotely when you are away.
Your Smartphone can easily act as a personal scanner, several apps are available that will scan your papers using your smartphone camera. You can even scan in documents to quickly email as PDFs to get your work done on the go! [info]Unlock Your Phone[/info]
Unlocking your smartphone can serve unlimited purposes, such as; saving you money when you travel internationally, ability to use the phone of your choice, possibility of combining two phone numbers into one phone, increase in resale value, and countless other advantages.