Life at our fingertips

(Image: Getty Images)
(Image: Getty Images)

Ever since the dawn of smartphones, our lives have increasingly been made more and more convenient. 

They allow us to swiftly manage our schedules and immerse ourselves into entertainment realms and keep us fully on track with our health. This one little invention has transformed the way we organise our lives with just a few taps of a screen. 

Here are five ways smartphones have put everything we need to manage our lives at our very fingertips: 

Emergency services are just a tap away 

Most, if not all, smartphones have the ability to assist us quickly in an emergency. We can create speed dial numbers for emergency services or contacts or promptly alert emergency services of an issue by pressing the lock button several times in succession. Calling for help in a crisis or emergency has been made virtually seamless. 

We have a library in our pockets 

Getting information and staying up to date with news is no longer barred by the need to wait for newspapers to arrive on our doorsteps. Online news, often breaking and going viral on social media, is so much quicker and easier to access in the palm of our hands - keeping us, literally, on the pulse of breaking news stories. Not only that, but the archive of information on web browsers allows us to deep dive and research topics with a few swift flicks of our thumbs. 

The Chinese tech giant HUAWEI’s latest search feature, Petal Search, is looking to make your searching experience even easier. The HUAWEI-developed search engine app allows HUAWEI device owners to easily search for and find the things they need. From the latest apps, news, videos, images, and shopping deals to planning your travel with flights, hotels, and more – the app is a portal to so much more. And it doesn’t just end there; Petal Search supports multi-search inputs – this means you can type, voice record, or even do a visual search through the app. Getting information has never been more seamless and convenient than it is through high-end smartphones like HUAWEI’s vast range. 

They are our ideal fitness buddy 

It can be hard to stay motivated and on track when venturing on a new fitness journey or regimen. Smartphones, particularly those like HUAWEI that have pairable smartwatches, make this journey so much easier. There are a variety of fitness apps that can be downloaded into our pockets to help us track our caloric input and output, offer fun workout ideas, and ensure our vitals are staying healthy throughout it all. It’s also easy to set reminders for ourselves when it’s a great time to get some steps - especially while working from home - with a friendly buzz of our phones. 

Our one-stop entertainment shop

Unplugging from work and catching up with our friends or favourite shows is as simple as closing one app and switching to the next. Smartphones can become your on-the-go cinema while commuting on public transport or when you need a quick 20-minute lunch break show to de-compress. Smartphones are also our quick way of staying social and connected, even when we can’t be. We can share our favourite moments in an instant and catch up with those nearest and dearest to us from anywhere at any time. 

We've become amateur photographers 

Speaking of moments, capturing them has also become convenient and a layman's dream. The camera quality of smartphones, like HUAWEI’s impressive LEICA camera phones, makes taking high-quality, vibrant, and crisp images a breeze without needing to spend an arm and leg on a bulky camera. And many smartphones have AI capabilities that choose the ideal settings for images for you – allowing you to whip your phone out and snap away. Capturing our favourite bespoke and meaningful moments have become a breeze since smartphones came onto the scene. 

These are just some of the way's smartphones have transformed our lives so far, who knows just how much more convenient our lives become as companies like HUAWEI continue to deliver exciting and seamless new features and products. 

This post is sponsored by HUAWEI produced by BrandStudio24 for Channel24. 

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