| We all upgrade our existing smartphone at some point in life. Most of us have the habit of replacing old smartphone with new one frequently. We sell our old device at a cheap price without even knowing that there are some great things that you can do with your old Android device. Today we have listed eight amazing things that you can do with your old Android smartphone.|
1. Time Lapse Camera:
Time Lapse is an amazing technique to compress large amount of time in short sequence. You can show time moving much faster than usual. You can use your old Android device as Time Lapse Camera. There is a free app called Lapse It. You can mount your smartphone on tripod and use it as full time Time Lapse Camera.
2. Desktop Control:
Android device can be used as wireless controller for desktop. The free app called Roccat’s Power Grid is the best solution to control your desktop using Android device. You need to be connected to same wireless network to use the system. You need to install this app on Android device and host software for your PC.
3. Digital Halloween Costume:
Android can be used to customise designs. You can use your Android device to make creepy and unique costumes. Digital Dudz is a great app to make special T shirts with scary face graphics. You can buy velcro T-shirts online for approx $30.
4. Bitcoin Mining:
Bitcoin is virtual currency that can be purchased and mined. Mining bitcoins is little more complex. You can do your calculations from device. You can mine bitcoins on Android device. The free apps like Easy Miner and LTC Miner let you use your phone to calculate algorithms and earn bitcoins.
5. Kid-safe Toy:
An older phone can be a great educational tool for young children. You can install all kid friendly apps like Zoodies, Kidoz or Kid’s to use them for educational purpose. You can choose exactly what your children will have access to and also set password protection to restrict the use of some features of the phone.
6. Media Player:
All Android devices are capable of playing HD videos, some of them also come with HDMI output. You can buy MHL-HDMI cable and use media players like MX Player. You can also buy some Bluetooth external speaker and use the device as music system in your house.
7. Download Machine:
Instead of downloading torrents on your desktop, you can use your Android phone to efficiently download files. You can plugin microSD card for storage and connect phone to power. The free uTorrent app can be used as torrent downloader.
8. Vehicle Aid:
You can use number of apps to turn your car into high-tech car. You can use apps like Ulysse Speedometer. This app uses GPS data of your travel to record details like speed, direction, time and even acceleration time. If you want more out of your car, you can install PLX Devices like Kiwi 2 on OBD II port of car and control most of car functions.
This article originally published by:-efytimes