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Old Feb 11, 2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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What did you use your iPhone for today?

Does it really come in as handy as everyone says it does?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 06:22 PM   #2
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Although I'm on my iMac right now, I use it MUCH less now that I have an iPhone.

I pretty much do everything with it.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 06:26 PM   #3
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Although I'm on my iMac right now, I use it MUCH less now that I have an iPhone.

I pretty much do everything with it.
Same here. I have a MacBook and I really only use it for Skype, syncing/restoring my iPhone and doing homework.


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Old Feb 11, 2013, 06:28 PM   #4
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•Yesterday I watched a full movie on my iPhone.

•Today, I used Siri to help me find the nearest court so I can sort out my life issues.

•And I used it to contact everyone I needed to contact today.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:17 PM   #5
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About as handy as they come! It's safe to say I'd be super rattled if I lost or didn't have an iPhone.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:23 PM   #6
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I woke up and used it to read Twitter and found out the pope was resigning, so got to tell people about that first.

Was studying for most of the day but read tech news on Flipboard while commuting to/from school.

When I got to school for my test, I realized I forgot which room the test was in so I used the BlackBoard app to check my course news feed.

Called and texted some people as well and listened to music anytime I had a break.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:24 PM   #7
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read a magazine and a chapter of a book. Used it most of the day for music. Texted the wife. Basically the stuff it was designed to do.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:32 PM   #8
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It reminded me it was garbage day.

Told me the weather.

Reminded me of meetings and tasks.

Read/replied to many emails when away from my desk.

Accepted meetings.

Listened to music at my desk.

Took and made business and personal calls.

Traded text messages with colleagues.

Chatted via text with my wife who's in China for the New Year and discussed medical options over our ill daughter. Took a picture and mailed to her. Rcv'd a couple too.

Dictated an email over a production issue while in commute traffic.

FaceTimed with my daughter to check on her.

Used it as a timer while cooking dinner for my daughter and me.

It would not bring me a cocktail. It must be a bug needing reported.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:33 PM   #9
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I sent tracking information using Deliveries, used 1password to enter my credentials for an edible arrangement I sent my wife, I saved some articles to read later with Instapaper, tweeted, facebooked, and instagrammed.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:37 PM   #10
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:43 PM   #11
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It notified me today that I have 90 days left until retirement. Tomorrow it will be 89 days. Always alarms while at work
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 08:52 PM   #12
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It notified me today that I have 90 days left until retirement. Tomorrow it will be 89 days. Always alarms while at work
Wow! Congratulations.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 12:40 AM   #13
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Woke up, looked at my phone.

Cried because it was inside a bowl of rice after being dropped into a bowl of toilet water.

Went back to sleep and prayed for it.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 01:44 AM   #14
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First I did a lot of banking. Then I did some more banking. Towards the end if the day I did even more banking. And last, I called the local pizzeria and ordered a medium cheese haha.

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Woke up, looked at my phone.

Cried because it was inside a bowl of rice after being dropped into a bowl of toilet water.

Went back to sleep and prayed for it.
LOL! I shouldn't laugh but I'm just laughing at the way you said it.

I feel for you dude I'll pray too.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 01:46 AM   #15
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Does it really come in as handy as everyone says it does?
That's like asking if toilet paper comes in handy after dropping a load.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 07:51 AM   #16
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I listened to XM radio. Paused a song when I was done. Five hours later, opened the XM app again, unpaused the song and continued listening to it.

It was a song by Pink Floyd, Pigs (three different ones) so it's pretty long.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:06 AM   #17
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Used the Stopwatch to time the length of time it took for me to roast 1/2 pound of coffee beans.

Used Timer to remind me when my espresso machine was sufficiently warmed up to pull shots.

Notice a pattern??
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:19 AM   #18
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Internet, internet, internet. Then I take a break while it charges and jump on the iPad for some internet on the big screen
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:22 AM   #19
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Ysterday

-checked the weather
-calculator
-texted
-google maps Turn by Turn
-took a picture
-checked my email(which is horrible)

Most of this stuff I do on my ipad with way more ease.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:23 AM   #20
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Checked work and personal email, read twitter, facebook, face timed my family overseas, browsed the net, sent iMessages to wife, listened to music, played some games, listened and watched podcasts. Took a couple of of voice calls.
Can't imagine my life without it.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:24 AM   #21
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Used it to pay for my expensive Starbucks this morning.
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:40 AM   #22
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That's like asking if toilet paper comes in handy after dropping a load.
the answer is 'yes'
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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:45 AM   #23
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That's like asking if toilet paper comes in handy after dropping a load.
Interesting scatological comparison.

Now, if you didn't have toilet paper after "dropping a load" (delightful imagery!), could you use your iPhone....never mind!

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Old Feb 12, 2013, 08:53 AM   #24
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When I went to a remote area in the philippines (where I do business) I used my iPhone as my only computer for about two weeks. I surfed the net with it, used the GPS a lot (I'm not Filipino and I had no idea where stuff was, and since I didn't speak the language I couldn't always ask for good directions), I also listened to my music and podcasts, did all my business email, and used it for Skype to talk to people back home.

Other than playing Starcraft or working with Photoshop or code (which I rarely do) I'd say an iPhone would be the device id pick if I could only have ONE piece of technology.
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