number 1
- Filling out a form on the web: do not click with your mouse, tab from field to field.
 
- Choose your state, press M-M-M-M or T-T to get to Texas
 
-Text is too  small, on PC, press control + + + (larger) or - - - (smaller)
on a Mac use the command key
 
- Cell phones --> interrupt the voicemail message by pressing -
Verizon *
AT&T or T-Mobile #
Sprint I
 
-Highlight a word - double click the word
-Highlight a paragraph - triple click
 
-Powerpoint or Keynote
Press B to black out the slide, Press B again to take this off.
Press W to white out the lside, Press W again to take this off.
 
Source: A six minute Ted Talk: David Pogue's 10 Top Time-Saving Tech Tips 
 

number 2 
 
- If you need to take something apart to repair it -- take a picture of the fully assembled item and then a picture during each stage. Now you have a guide to reassemble the item.
 
- Take a photo of the item with the store price tag.  Now you have proof of the purchase price. Take this photo to wheel and deal at a different store. Some stores say,"We can beat any price!" Now you can!
 
-Received a damaged package through the mail, your new refrigerator arrived with a dent, someone ran into your car. Take a photo.
 
-Take a picture of the product codes in the Fruit/Vegetable or the Bulk Food Section in your local grocery store.
 
-Traveling on vacation. Take photos of landmarks so you can get back to your hotel, great souvenier shop or airport.
 
-Don't write it down, snap a photo.
 
Source: 10 ways Your Smart Phone Camera can Make Life Easier
Site:  http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-ways-your-smartphone-camera-can-make-life-easier/

number 3
-Dog Tag with a qr code.  You need more information for a lost pet: name, allergies, more contact numbers than just one.
 
-Use Google Maps to give directions to a reception or a party. Simply map the exact Point A to Point B. 
 
-Going Door to Door? Need a neighborhood flyer or a campaign flyer. Save paper and try a qr code. 
 
Source: 8 Really Geeky but Creative Ways to Use QR Codes at Home
 

number 4
-Create your Trip Map with Google Maps. You can set up your whole trip complete with notes, locations, directions, and much more.
 
-Keep track of your hotels (find them first throught Google Maps) and then use location marks.
 
-Driving in a city, turn on the traffic layer
 
-Public Transit
 
-Weather Layer
 
Source: Be Your Own Travel Guide, 7 Tips to Travel Smarter with Google Maps
 

number 5
- Store newspaper clippings, comic strips, and infographics
 
- Store owner manuals
 
- Use Google Drive as a File Previewer 
 
Source: 10 Ways to Use Your Cloud Storage That You May Not have Thought Of.
 
number 6  
(4:30 minute video from Kim Komando)
Carpenter Tools:
measure surface level, plum-bob, ruler, protractor and more
 
 
Larger Objects or Longer Distances
 
Metal Detector 
 
Need Reading Glasses?
 
Name that Tune
or
 
Measure your Heart Rate
 
Source: Kim Komando's 5 Things you Never Knew Your Smart Phone Could Do?
 

number 7
-Embed animated GIFS
 
-Embed your Posts on Website or Blog
 
-Let others build a photo album with you
 
Source: 3 Things you Probably Didn't KNow You Could Do On Facebook
 
 
 
number 8
 
-aluminum foil box
-Tic Tacs
-peanut butter
-plunger
-toothpaste
-Greek yogurt containers
-extension cords
 
Source: 18 Everyday Products You've Been Using Wrong
 

number 9
Smiley  :-)
Winkey ;-)
Frowney :-(
 
Source: Dictate Emoticons to your iPhone
 
 



  
BONUS  (I just couldn't leave these out)
 
Make the Most Out of Your Old iPad
 
 
10 Free Must-Have Downloads
 
 
10 Amazing Tech Hack you Can Find on Reddit
 
 
6 Surprising Uses for Your Old Smartphone
 
 
5 Ways to Get Free Wi-Fi Anywhere
 
 
Things you Never Knew About Wikipedia
 
Even more resources on Things to do with your camera phone