Amazing iPhone tricks
Behold the iPhone. It’s so simple on the surface; merely swipe your finger, and voila!—e-mail, Web browsing, calendars, contacts, and more. But there’s much more to the iPhone than meets the eye. There are clever ways to use those built-in tools to do things that Apple never intended (or, at least, never deigned to tell us about). And there are all those third-party applications that can extend the iPhone’s powers even further.
Over the next couple of days, we’ll share some of our favorite tricks and tips for using the iPhone in unexpected ways. Looking for ways to keep files, notes, to-dos, events, and other data synchronized among multiple iPhones, Macs, and other users? We’ve got em. We’ll also show you how to take maximum advantage of the iPhone’s GPS powers and how to turn the phone’s built-in camera into a personal shopper or wide-angle lens. And if you can’t stand to be out of the loop for a moment, we’ll help you cram as much media from blogs, radio, and news feeds as possible onto your iPhone. These are just a few alluring hints of the remarkable power that lies in your hands, waiting to be tapped.
Illustration by Jack Black.
- Amazing iPhone tricks
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Need a cab? Want to know how far you’ve run? Add these apps to your iPhone and you’ll always know where you are and what’s nearby.
7 Surprising uses for the iPhone’s camera
Whether you’re tracking down the perfect birthday gift or a favorite font, these third-party apps and tips will help you turn your iPhone’s camera into a personal assistant.
4 ways to stay in the loop with your iPhone
Thanks to your iPhone, you never have to disconnected from the latest news. Here are a few ways we stay up-to-date with what’s going on.
Think you know every trick the iPhone has up its sleeve? You may be surprised. With smart settings and the right apps, you can turn your iPhone into an indispensable tool for accessing data, finding nearby necessities, capturing the moment, and following the news.
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