Six things you never thought you would control with a phone someday

Six things you never thought you would control with a phone someday
Discovering new stuff to do with smartphones is one of our favorite leisury past-times. In fact, it can be a borderline existential crisis sometimes - today's top-shelf models put so much power at our fingertips that we sometimes wonder if we're using even half of it. Luckily, technological inventors and companies understand us and harness their potential to come up with all kinds of apps and accessories to fill the gaping void. Their efforts can be awkward and forced at their worst, brilliant at their best, just plain goofy, or a mix of all that.

Our short list of stuff you never thought you could control with a smartphone contains all of that, and then some. And, mind you, it's only short because we abstained from including remote control gadget staples like RC cars, choppers, and drones - that was so 2013. Today, we have actual... see below.

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1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Still waiting for the day to drive my car using a phone while enjoying the ride in the back :D

5. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

Nah too dangerous, rather have google self driving car

8. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Well number 3, a freaking yatch is wrong to be in the list bcoz its not an item which anyone can lay hands on.... What is this PA? atleast be reasonable

13. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

yeah but you never thought a yacht would be controlled by a yacht one day did you ?

2. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

#3 and #6 are freaking awesome!

3. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Hmm I like the yatch and biodome idea but probably gonna cost a bomb

4. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Just wondering, an iPhone controlled yacht...Does Apple maps support sea nav? ;)

6. express77 unregistered

You will have to sync the water with itunes and convert it to iwater to do that.

7. express77 unregistered

7) Humans.

9. jpkelly05

Posts: 110; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Dude. I just want the paper plane engine to sell to the public. Then when it takes off, could you imagine if they outfitted the next generation with a better battery, WiFi and a dash cam. You would have your own exploring device that could see what it's like to be a paper airplane. That would be fun to me, at least.

10. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Thats a great idea, but it will probably be too heavy.

12. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

There is something called "minidrone" for that matter

11. andynaija

Posts: 1259; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Does it mean that the paper Bluetooth powered airplane will stop flying when out of a 30ft radius?

14. The13thKing

Posts: 849; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

the #6 is the only one that really meant something to me .. it's awesome

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