10 of the smartest things you can do with your smartphone (infographic)

8 Aug 2013

Brew a cup of coffee and start the car with a smartphone – it’s possible, according to an infographic that lists eight other tasks that can be completed by using the mobile device.

The infographic by UnlockThatPhone.com that’s published on Visual.ly reveals that apps are behind seven of the 10 tasks that can be carried out using a smartphone (some apps require accompanying devices, however): turning a smartphone into a webcam, starting a car, measuring things, using augmented reality for home design, monitoring heart rate, control lighting in a room, and scanning documents and small items, such as receipts and business cards.

The infographic also lists the advantages to unlocking a smartphone.


Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic