10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Smartphone

Matt Petronzio
10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Smartphone
1. Match Paint Colors

1. Match Paint Colors

Want to paint your walls the same color of green as your throw pillows? What about making your wainscoting the same color blue as yesterday afternoon's sky? With BEHR's ColorSmart mobile app, you can match the perfect paint color. The app is available for iOS and Android devices.

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Studies show that the majority of adults in the United States own cellphones. As of September, 2012, the Pew Research Center found that 45% of American adults have smartphones.

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With everything a smartphone can do, those statistics aren't so surprising. Mobile devices keep you connected at all times, whether it's by phone, texting, email or social media. And there seems to be an app for just about everything. But what about all the ways your smartphone can help with non-digital tasks?

We've rounded up 10 handy and little-known ways to use your smartphone in the physical world -- matching paint color, starting your car from your kitchen, checking your heart rate and more.

What kind of real-world tasks do you complete with mobile devices? Let us know in the comments.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.