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Old Nov 3, 2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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What do you use your iPhone for? :Top 10:

What are the top 10 things that you use your iPhone for? It doesn't have to be in order of most you use it for most frequently. I don't mean your top 10 apps. I mean the activities that you do with your phone.

Here's what I use it for most often:
  1. Surf the web
  2. Set alarms
  3. Read my email
  4. Listen to music
  5. Track my workouts
  6. Text
  7. Find location/number of a business
  8. Make a call
  9. Check new DVD releases
  10. Navigate with GPS
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 04:43 PM   #2
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In order of use:

Make & return calls
Send, read & answer my email
Read news & entertainment blogs
Take pictures
Show pictures to family & friends
Update social apps & post pictures
Listen to music
Play games
Watch videos
Banter with Siri

Yes, I realize some of those have multiple parts.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:22 PM   #3
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light browsing when I'm not on laptop
texting
music sometimes
the occasional video
instagram
playing some apps
phone calls sometime
pictures of my baby neice
reading tech news
flashlight if I'm in the dark
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:26 PM   #4
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I think I've spent more time talking with siri than I have on the phone with other people. Web browsing, texting and whatsapp are my most used things I'd say.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:27 PM   #5
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Ok, I'll bite.

1. iTunes Match
2. Texting
3. Checking facebook (i know you said no apps, but cmon!)
4. Play with Siri
5. Watch Videos
6. Check MR!
7. Make my own ringtones
8. Test Speed of LTE in different places
9. E-Mail
10. Phone Calls
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:29 PM   #6
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I do everything with it. I almost never use my MacBook anymore (I'm talking maybe twice a month) but since you want a top 10:

Read News/RSS
Listen to Podcasts/Music
Text/Calls/FaceTime
Keep in touch with old friends
Take/Edit/Upload Photos/Video
Browse the web
Alarms
Reminders
Navigation
Play Games

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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:40 PM   #7
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1. Porn
2. Porn
3. Porn
4. Make a call
5. Porn
6. Porn
7. Porn
8. Text
9. Porn
10 Porn

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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:42 PM   #8
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1. Music
2. Apps
3. Texting
4. Phone
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:52 PM   #9
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Calls
Texting
Music
Facebook
Browse web
Navigation
Notepad notes
Reminders
Calendar appointments
Alarm clock
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:54 PM   #10
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Music, photography & productivity are key ones for me. Evernote, Tripit and dictation in particular for productivity.

Also use it significantly for FaceTime with family overseas. Twitter. Weather. Maps. News. Apps (be it eBay, Mapmyrun or Tapatalk).

Light browsing.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 05:57 PM   #11
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1) web surfing
2) texting
3) email
4) phone calls
5) alarms
6) calendar
7) apps
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:06 PM   #12
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1. Porn
2. Porn
3. Porn
4. Make a call
5. Porn
6. Porn
7. Porn
8. Text
9. Porn
10 Porn

You need to get out, strike that, do other things more. Lol.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:07 PM   #13
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1. Texting/whatsapp-ing
2. Facebook-ing
3. Listening to music
4. Browsing the web
5. Calls
6. Checking/ responding to email
7. Alarm clock
8. Using calender for lecture timetable
9. Taking photos/videos
10. Using it as a nice paper weight for when the battery runs out (which is often!!!)
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:13 PM   #14
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1. Text/iMessage
2. TV shows/Movies
3. Chat apps
4. Macrumos
5. Web surfing/ Googling
6. Online shopping
7. eBay
8. Games
9. Phone calls
10. Skeet shooting
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:26 PM   #15
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1 to 10 telephone calls.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:29 PM   #16
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4S here. Keeping in mind how small a 2" wide screen is.
  • Music
  • Camera
  • Phone
  • Text
  • Reddit
  • G Maps
  • iBooks
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:34 PM   #17
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1. Play/Record music (Garageband, iKMedia, iRig)
2. Listen to music
3. Email
4. Watch movies/Netflix/Youtube
5. Play games
6. Surf web
7. Take photos/videos
8. Obviously use it as a phone to text, call, etc.
9. Laugh at Fandroids, lol jk
10. Look at it's beautiful design

I'm missing so much. My 9 and 10 also proves that I was short on thinking.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:55 PM   #18
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On my data-only iPhone, with 1) being the most frequent & 10) being the least,

1) Heavy web browsing (Macrumors & soshified forums)
2) watching YouTube videos on Jasmine
3) checking new/top apps in the App Store
4) whatsapp
5) checking mail
6) twitter with Tweetbot
7) Facebook
8) checking eBay
9) Google Maps
10) adding calender events.
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 06:58 PM   #19
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In order:
Mail
Texts
Documents to Go (Word, Excel)
Finance apps like WSJ, AMEX and Schwab
Travel: AA and Marriott
Banking
Maps and navigation, Waze
News & the Web
Phone
Clock & alarms
Movies when on the plane
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 07:08 PM   #20
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Check email
Texting ( because it won't make voice calls - which is why I probably will dump it this week in favor of something else )
Extremely light browsing

Soon it will be demoted to " iPod Touch "
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 07:11 PM   #21
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Music
Apps
eMail
Web
Calls
Texting
Maps
weather checks
alarms
taking photos and sharing them
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 07:55 PM   #22
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I'm missing so much. My 9 and 10 also proves that I was short on thinking.
Oh don't worry, I really don't think that most people use their devices for too many different things on a regular basis

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Originally Posted by ELMNT925 View Post
3. Checking facebook (i know you said no apps, but cmon!)
Don't worry, facebooking is a thing

Quote:
Originally Posted by sviato View Post
1. Music
2. Apps
3. Texting
4. Phone
Can you elaborate on 2? What sorts of things do you do with apps?
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Old Nov 3, 2012, 07:58 PM   #23
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You need to get out, strike that, do other things more. Lol.
You need to recognize a joke when you see one, haha.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 07:07 AM   #24
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1. Texting
2. Phone
3. Email
4. Calendar
5. Games
6. Twitter
7. Weather
8. Music
9. Other apps
10. Web browsing (only if I have to on phone)
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 07:11 AM   #25
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Music, photography & productivity are key ones for me. Evernote, Tripit and dictation in particular for productivity.

Also use it significantly for FaceTime with family overseas. Twitter. Weather. Maps. News. Apps (be it eBay, Mapmyrun or Tapatalk).

Light browsing.

I read phornography.

Is that normal?
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