Nowadays people look for hacks for just about everything. From cooking better to coping with everyday life problems. Essentially, hacks are the tricks or tips that help people do things efficiently and in a lesser span of time.smartphones and similar devices are becoming an indispensable addition to our daily lives, it is only right if we have some simple & easy hacks for them as well.
The biggest problem or task in our daily lives is getting our bricks charged. While there are some with state-of-the-art C-type charging support, what’s the rest of the people supposed to do?
This trick is very simple; turn on Airplane Mode while charging. Better yet, turn the phone off. This way, turning the phone off will help not burn energy in a continuous effort to connect to any cell phone towers and plot GPS.
Avoid using your phone while charging. Li-ion batteries have a limited charge cycle, manufacturers discourage phone usage while charging to battery replacement. Why else do you think they are equipped with a small charger?
Any app ad could be avoided by turning on Airplane mode or turning off your Internet connection. By turning off the devices mobile data or Wi-Fi, you can stay clear from any annoying ads that keep interrupting your game.
For any ads that still persist even after turning off your Internet, simply clear your cache and enjoy an ad-free experience while gaming. Many new devices or phones have a certain Game Mode that helps avoid ads. If supported on your device, this feature can be found in the Settings menu of your phone or device.
Apple is known to surprise all worldwide users with new features that are both perceptive and unique. iOS comes packed with many different features like ‘auto-reply’ and ‘remind me later’ that can help you deal with calls when you are busy. The remind me feature has and sets a GPS-based or timer-based prompt for the user and can be triggered while the phone rings. Thus, based on the chosen option, you will be reminded to call back.
Thos times when you had of typing in the search bar to get the answer. With image recognition software, identifying specific objects in a picture has become a reality.
Google Goggles, is a search a engine that has it’s very own giant photo recognition tool, that does all that it advertises.
If forgetting or coming across the name of something for your very first time, goggles can ID it in a quicky. It runs a query against its massive image database to come up with any near matches and will provide reliable results most of the time.
Whether while riding through dark streets, foggy roads, or unfamiliar places, maps always come in handy. But, what if your map can be projected onto the windshield of your car? Amazing, right? Play Store has an app that does just that.Even better, the app works without any extra equipment.Information
Windows has Recycle Bin, Mac has Trash, but what about android?
IPhone has a feature that stores all deleted pictures and videos away for 30 days before they permanately delete from. Files deleted in a hurry or without knowing the consequences can be restored easily with such a feature.
However, Android developers, as usual, never disappoint.
There are a few apps in Google Play that offer such protection to user files.
Until a decade ago, or before Apple launched their very first selfie-camera iPhone, the title of ‘most-used device in the history of mankind’ would have probably gone and switched over to remote controllers. From TVs and ACs to cars, everything of utility came with a small wand that had rubber buttons on it.
Although the aforesaid world title has been usurped, the fad hasn’t yet faded.
Phones now will come comaptibale with IR blastes that can be paired with IR-controlled devices. This means you won’t need to search between the sofa seats to turn your TV off. Your phone’s enough.
Not only that, you can use your smartphone to check whether an infrared-based remote is working or not. Infrared rays cannot be seen by the naked eye of a human being, but they sure are visible from your camera. Infrared rays show up as white or purple light in the camera’s viewfinder.
Yes, you read that right. Not only with the volume button of their phones, iPhone users, and many Android ones, can click a picture by simply hitting the volume button on their headphones.
Bet you didn’t know that.
Imagine calculating something really important. In the chain of long numbers, you end up mistyping a digit. Now what? Start over?
No. Just swipe right or left on your screen. Problem subtracted, is something i would say. Lol
Turns out, during the 21st century, you don’t need a tape to measure length, height, or width. Your smartphone is so sophisticated enough to do that for you.All you need is an app to do so. You can measure just about anything – from the height of your cup to the width of your favorite park. There are plenty of cool tools in the Play Store as well as in the App Store lining up (pun intended) to be put to use.
There you have it. These are the top smartphone hacks that can simplify your daily life and electrocnical task. Now that you know that your phone is an amazing piece if technology and is capable of doing amazing stuff, don’t forget to give one or any one of these hacks a try.