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Smartphone, how do I love thee, let me count the ways

Discussion in 'GENERAL Wireless Discussion' started by KevinJames, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. KevinJames

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    Hi all. I thought it would be an interesting exercise to list all the daily activities and all the tangible devices that my smartphone has replaced. After creating both lists, I decided to post it on my blog. I would very much appreciate any additions if you can think of any.

    You can leave a note here or add a comment on my blog article. Thanks.

    Reflections: How Useful Are Smartphones?
     
  2. Jay2TheRescue

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    You forgot you can actually use it to make calls!
     
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  3. KevinJames

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    But no, that's a given. "Before Smartphone" doesn't mean before cell phone. ;-)
     
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    I could think of only two more as of now. One as bank ATM – you can deposits with the help of snapshot using USAA’s app, and second as business card via CardCloud. But I could not understand what you meant by “level” in your list. Can you please elaborate?
     
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    ATM! I forgot about that. As far as a level goes, there's a bubble level app. You never know how often having a level in your pocket comes in handy.
     
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    If we're looking at things that are added specifically by a smartphone over a feature phone, I'd have to say that ability to use it as a watch/alarm clock, level, map, music player, camera, radio, convert meters to feet and send pictures was there as well. I could or did all of those things with my Sony K850i.
     
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