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10 amazing things a smartphone can do (and you probably don't know about)

0. phoneArena 04 Jun 2014, 11:12 posted on

A smartphone's versatility is undisputed. They take photos and videos, send emails back and forth, allow us to access the web, and run apps of all kinds. Did you know, however, that a smartphone could also diagnose your car, read chips embedded in documents, and even act as a do-it-yourself microscope?...

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posted on 04 Jun 2014, 11:33 9

1. adecvat (Posts: 113; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)


Cool!

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 13:16

9. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 3736; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


That's indeed cool. Who would have thought?

+1

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 11:45 3

2. naveenstuns (Posts: 171; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)


1st one is Amazing which I never heard it before

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 11:48 2

3. SuperNexus (Posts: 112; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


AWESOME!
Didn't know about that.

Thanks!

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 12:02

4. techspace (Posts: 513; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


I already knew most of them....the first one is my favorite, I saw that for the 1st time in a video on YouTube(vsauce)

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 15:11 1

14. ArtSim98 (Posts: 2173; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


I realized it when I was playing with my camera and saw some purple spots on my Wii U sensor bar lol :)

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 12:25

5. somad (Posts: 37; Member since: 17 Apr 2014)


Very nice...
Thanks

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 12:33 3

6. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3211; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


This is a very good article.

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 17:06 2

16. nobelset (Posts: 268; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)


One of the rare times we can agree with each other xD...
Ikr?

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 12:56

7. wilsong17 (Posts: 707; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)


never knew about the passport but most of these thing are for android right/

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 17:14

17. tyger11 (Posts: 61; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


The iPhone doesn't even have NFC, so it can't read the passport data. Maybe the iPhone 6 will step into the modern era on that front.

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 13:09

8. peace247 (Posts: 74; Member since: 26 Apr 2014)


Water micro lens is frikin awesome...

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 13:23

10. youdug (Posts: 26; Member since: 19 Jul 2013)


i have used #9 before for a land survey. we had one of the pins and the owner said there was a pin on the other side of the yard. we knew how far from the pin we had so we used a lawnchair to get a distance. sure enough after a little digging we found the pin in that general area.

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 13:31

11. Peeyushmalik96 (Posts: 65; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)


There's another one our cell phones can also detect magnetic rays....using a simple app

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 14:20

12. LuckyS (Posts: 41; Member since: 07 Dec 2013)


You meant 10 things Android phones can do. Iphone can't do most of that and this is just a very short list.

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 15:09

13. corporateJP (Posts: 1515; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)


Mine Bitcoins?

Huh?

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 15:47

15. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3211; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Cryptocurrency

posted on 04 Jun 2014, 18:27

18. corporateJP (Posts: 1515; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)


I know what it is, yes.

But, you can "mine" for free Bitcoins?

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