3 things you didn't know your mobile could do


24th Jul 2019 Technology

Your phone is one of the most important tools you have. Read on to find out three capabilities you did not know it had.


Your phone is a powerful little thing and you might be surprised at all the capabilities it might have. It has way more capabilities beyond simply acting as a telephone or camera. Here are some of the things you didn’t know your mobile phone could do.


No doubt you have heard of Apple or Android pay and how they have changed the way we pay for things. These handy payments have made it possible for us to still pay for our goods and services even if we don’t have our cards or cash on us. It can be a lifesaver for many people, but the shops aren’t the only place you can use your phone to pay for things.

If you like online games, you should check out a pay by mobile casino. These are perfect for anyone who doesn’t want to send their card details over the internet but still wants to be able to play some great games online. All you need to do is choose the amount you want to deposit and then enter the code sent to your phone. The cost of the deposit will be added to your phone bill for the month! It is a quick and easy way for you to fund hobbies online.

Help You Drive

More and more people are choosing to drive using their phones for GPS. This is a great option for those who have older models of cars which don’t have a built-in system like most modern cars do. However, looking down at a phone when you are trying to drive is never going to be a good idea.

Thankfully there are many gadgets out there which can help you to use to safely use your phone in the car. One of the most common is a screen-mounted holder for your phone so you can have it as close to the driving column as possible, so you don’t have to look away. You can also get augmented reality apps which project your driving route onto a screen for a seamless experience which makes it even easier to keep your eyes on the road.

Check Your Remote Control

How many times have you sat down to watch your favourite TV show only to not be able to change the channel due to dead batteries? Cue a mad rush to find new AAs, and time eating into your precious TV-watching time.

This issue can quickly be fixed using your phone. Just open the front-facing camera on your phone and point the remote at it. Press a button and wait to see whether the infrared light flashes. If it doesn’t, the batteries are dead and you should find some new ones.

These are just some of the things your phone can do. Did you know about any of the ones listed here? They are all handy tips and tricks which can help you get the most out of your smartphone. If you haven’t tried one of them, you should definitely give them a go soon. Your phone is one of the most important tools you have so you should learn to use it to the fullest of its capabilities.

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