Smartphones come with many features indispensable for modern life. Their convenience in letting us communicate anytime, anyplace, anywhere creates opportunities and abilities that were not possible in the past. As always in the case of forming habits, humans first find those apps and features most applicable to daily living and immediate need. Finding these hidden or not so obvious features could make one also relish life.
Some smartphones, whether prepaid cell phone or otherwise have print and fax features. Blackberry joined Cortado software with Documents to Go to create a mobile office on your phone. It gives users full Microsoft Office capabilities creating a workstation in the palm of your hand. This feature would be especially useful to parents of teenagers. A forgotten document scanned, downloaded and then sent from your phone to theirs might solve some issues.
Do you have cell phone and laptop, but the wi-fi hotspot is not cooperating? No problem. A technique called tethering turns the phone into a modem, and lets a laptop access the Internet through your phone. A person must have a wireless data plan, or a USB cable. What is essentially created is a mobile hotspot in which several devices can take part, and allow a person to get work done. Some companies charge a small fee for this feature and some do not.
Syncing notes in your phone with other devices can happen with iOS4. If your iOS4 platform has a Notes app, a list of mail accounts, and notes saved like emails is available. Simply sync to any Gmail account and your notes will now magically transfer to your computer Gmail account.