Android phone, 5 amazing things it can do!

Aug 5, 2016 by     2 Comments    Posted under: Fun Stuff, Know How

Ever astonished by the prescient glimpses of technologies used in Hollywood Movies. From the cars being controlled by the smartphones to techie monitoring his workstation from mobile phone. There are countless examples of science fiction works that you want to try hands on. These fantasies can be turned true using some simple mobile applications on your Android phone.

1. Start your car with your Android phone

Start, locate and control your car from anywhere on the touch of mobile phone.All you need is the Viper Smartstart app and your android phone can be the key to start,lock and unlock your car. Apart from the basic features the app has loads of other features. In order to access all the features of this app you need paid version of this app which would cost around $149 for the viper smartstart Bluetooth module and $399 for the GPS module.

2. Control your PC from your phone.

Control computer remotely as if you are sitting right in front of it using the Teamviewer app on your android phone.This app offers wide range of features like browse the content of your PC from smartphone.Transfer your files from your computer to your phone or vice versa.
Using remote printing you can print documents or pictures stored on a remote PC using printer.Hear music and see videos from the remote computer on android phone.

3. Programming an android app on your phone

You android phone is something similar to desktop PC, which means you have the ability to program on your android phone. With Android,you can actually write, compile and test an app directly on your device. A free app called AIDE provides a complete end-to-end solution. You
can also write HTML, PHP, Javascript and other Web codes.
Android phone, aide

4. Video surveillance

Android phones can also be used for surveillance using At Home Video Streamer app. It turns the device into an IP camera. You can easily and remotely control your mobile’s camera from anywhere.
Some features of app are:
Remote monitoring: watch live streaming via 3G/4G or WiFi network from anywhere at anytime.
Motion detection: get emails or push notifications instantly when motion is triggered.
Scheduled recording: you can specify two time intervals each day to automatically start/stop video recording.

All the recordings are saved on cloud so you do not have to worry about losing the recordings.

5. Run a Web Server

Android is based on Linux , which means like any Linux device your Android phone has the capability to run a full-fledged Web server complete with a mySQL database, PHP support and FTP for file transfers . You can even use this server to host your own website on the internet. KSweb is an Android app that can help you to set up a server on your android phone.
Android phone, ksweb

Make your phone all it can be.
There are myriad apps on playstore, but few of them will really change the way you interact with your phone.These apps will fill in some fundamental feature gaps in Android. These are also free or of reasonable cost, so you really don’t have any excuse not to give them a shot.

If you have anything to add to the list, Please feel free to add to the comments section!

  • David Morris

    This is a great article, with some very sound advice. ……….Thanks

  • John Martin

    Thanks a lot for sharing this awesome article! Awesome!!!