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You can’t deny the fact that since the launch of first smartphone, these devices have revolutionized the way people carry on their daily lives and they are still promising to take your daily life experience to the another level. Apart from making calls (Audio/video chatting), and text messaging, there are millions of apps available to help you in variety of tasks. In fact, virtually there are a wide variety of ways you could use your smartphone.


Here a few surprising things are discussed that you can do with your smartphone using the respective application:

Count your Heart Rate

Health buffs is a free application and if it is installed on your phone, it can measure your heart rate. It is very useful app and easy to use also. It is available for Android as well as iOS. It uses your phones camera and flash to track your pulse rate. Just put your index finger on the camera and the app will detect your heart rate by monitoring the color changes on the fingertip. It is just excellent and quite accurate as well.

Measure your Steps

Pedometer app Pacer is another one app for health buffs. The World Health Organization recommends that walk at least 10,000 steps a day keep you healthy and energetic and Pacer is such a Pedometer apps that will help you to reach that goal. To count your steps, distance walked, calories burned, and active time, Pacer uses your smartphone’s accelerometer. This app may be helpful in losing weight in no time if you are deterministic about your health goal. In addition, you can also invite your friends who are using the same program to foster a healthy competition among your friends. It is available for iOS and Android.

Calculate Distant Height and Distance

EasyMeasure is another useful application that brings another clever use of your smartphone. It is available for iOS device and using your phone’s camera and fancy math, it tries to estimate the distance or height of a distant object. It is not 100% accurate, but if calibrated properly, it can measure within an inch or two of the actual height. It gives you nearby measurement and fun to use.

Metal Detector

Have you thought that your phone can be used as metal detector? Many of you may not be expecting this functionality of your phone. Most of the advanced smartphones have magnetometer and metal detecting apps use your smartphone’s built-in magnetometer for detecting the magnetic materials like iron or steel. Although all apps may not be efficient, but metal detector for iOS is such an app that does its work pretty well and it is available for Android OS as well.

Leveling Tool

One more “handy” use of smartphone is, you can turn it into a leveler. iHandy Level is an app that is available for iOS and Android. It is an accurate leveling app that makes the use of multiple sensors of your smartphone and you can use it for hanging TV mounts, picture frames, light fixtures, or anything you want to straighten out.

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