The competition between Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android is fierce. Regardless, it seems Apple always have the edge because of the iPhone’s technology, exclusivity, and sophistication. And of course. iPhone comes with a range of unique features and functions that your Google-powered Android device owners can only dream of. Here are some the interesting things iOS options.
Get reminders by location
You probably know Siri, your voice-activated personal assistant, can be used to set a time-based reminder, like saying “Siri, remind me to call my brother at 4 p.m.” But did you know you can set location-based reminders, too? You can say “Remind me to call mom when I get home,” and you won’t be notified until you step up to your door.
iPhones are more secure
The security of iPhone is incomparable with that Android. According to a 2015 Mobile Threat Report, Pulse Secure estimated that 97% of all malware written for mobile targeted Android devices. So, you can browse online as long as you want without being worried about the security of your phone.
Record phone calls
While it’s not easy to do this without the help of an app, many people like the idea of recording a phone call. Available for $7.99/year, TapeACall – as the name suggests – is an app that lets you easily record phone calls, whether it’s a call you’re already on, or calls you’re about to make. Once you’re done, the recordings show up instantly, and ready for you to save or share.
Gift iTunes cards
You can send or receive iTunes Gift card which you can use to make purchases on the iTunes store. Once you’ve successfully redeemed your iTunes gift card, it’s added to your iTunes Store account and cannot be transferred. You can use iTunes gift card instead of credit card and here is what you can spend iTunes gift card on purchasing Music, Movies and TV Shows from iTunes store; getting paid apps and games from App Store or paying for in-app purchase items and buying books or audiobooks from iBooks Store.
Respond to texts without unlocking your phone
You can respond to texts directly from your lock screen by pulling down on the notification drawer and swiping over to the left on the text notification. You’ll see a “Reply” option, and tapping it will let you type a response without having to unlock your iPhone.