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Five Things You Did Not Know Your Smartphone Can Do

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All of us carry a smartphone today and it has become like an indispensable part of our lives and why not as it has the capability to do so many things like playing your music, take pictures, send emails and so on. But do you know that your smartphone is actually way more smarter than what you think? Today the smartphone is not just a tool to make calls and use the internet, it is far more beyond that. Here are five things that you dint know that your smartphone could do.
 
Become a Mobile Hotspot
An important feature that a number of users still don’t know is making a Wi-Fi hotspot which basically means you can share your mobile 2G/3G/4G data from your phone to nearby devices like a  laptop, PC or a tablet when you are on the move. This works both for Android and iOS smartphones, but make sure you don't exhaust all of your data.
 
Scan documents
All new smartphones today have a powerful cameras that apart from shooting pictures, let you scan almost any kind of document. There are a number of apps for iOS and Android that allow you to turn any picture that you take into a PDF format thus allowing you to keep digital copies of business cards, important documents, receipts, notes, etc. You can even share these saved digital documents via email directly from your smartphone or directly print them out.
 
Measure Speed and Distance
Smartphones also have the capability to measure distance and even speed thanks Smart Tools. It offers a variety of apps on Android ranging from distance, speed, height, and even sound by using the combination of your smartphones camera, microphone, and the variety of embedded sensors. 
 
Heart Rate Monitor
Measuring your heart rate has become a piece of cake for smartphones. While some smartphones, like the Samsung Galaxy S5, S6 have a built in sensor, you also use a bunch of apps that check your pulse rate by simply placing your finger on the provided sensor or the camera LED flash. While it might not be very accurate, it still gives you approximate value.
 
Become a Mouse or Keyboard
Did you know that you can use your smartphone as a mouse or even a keyboard for your PC or laptop? Apps like Remote Mouse and Wi-Fi Mouse, let you connect your smartphone through Wi-Fi or even Bluetooth and use it to control your PC with ease. You can even type on the regular keyboard of your smartphone to type onto your PC.


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