This just in! Smartphones weren't solely invented for selfies, food photos, and Snapchat. We can all agree that smartphones have become quite the 21st century nuisance; everywhere you go, faces look downward and fingers are flying across four square inches of glass screen. But before we all start boycotting public use of smartphones (HA!), let's take a look at some of the coolest, most impressive uses for your smartphone.
It's true that people get a little carried away with being on their phones. I mean, you're driving to 7-11 to pick up some munchies and next thing you know, you're trolling your ex's Instagram while sitting at a stop light. WHY?! But there are some really intelligent and helpful apps out there. Nowadays, there are entire high school and college courses dedicated to creating apps. Apps are the world wide web of the future, and because they pinpoint specific needs, there's a cool smartphone use out there for everyone.
Trying to lose weight? My Fitness Pal will count your calories and help create workout plans for you. Been meaning to tune that dusty old banjo for the past two years? Cleartune is a simple and accurate way to do it directly from your phone. So next time you're watching your favorite band at that cool venue and everyone around you is on their phone, don't get annoyed! They're probably doing something really important like checking their blood pressure or reading Moby Dick on their Kindle.What are your favorite uses for your smartphone? Vote up your favorites and add any cool things you can do while staring at a screen that you don't see listed here.
Vine lets you loop, edit, and share videos. IMovie is also a great, classic video editing app.
Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, HBO GO, Shudder, and YouTube Movies.
Conveniently look up showtimes and purchase tickets through a theater's app or other options such as Fandango and Atom Tickets.
NFL Mobile, RedZone, Yahoo Sports, Amazon Prime Video, Sling, and several other options.
There are several options that allow you to stream live television to your phone, here are some of the more popular apps: YouTube TV, Sling, Hulu, and CBS All Access.
NHL.TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, and Direct TV Now.