In just over a decade, smartphones have gone from a luxury novelty to a necessity. For many, they’ve replaced our watches, iPods, cameras, and can work as a computer and TV quite comfortably. How did we ever live without them? But while our smartphone has become something of an appendage for most of us, there are many things about them that we don’t know. These devices have some surprising histories and cool tricks they can do. Here are 20 surprising facts about your phone. And for more fascinating information, here are 20 Crazy Facts You Never Knew About Your Body.
You instantly know when a home belongs to a man over 40. Every room has been filled just the right furniture, just the right supplies, just the right electronics—all of which combine to ooze an elevated sense of tastefulness, responsibility, warmth, and maturity. So if you’re a man in your 40s and your domicile doesn’t have anything in this list of things every man should own after they turn the big 4-0, do yourself a favor and get that credit card smoking today. And while you’re at it, make sure you aren’t saying these 50 Things No Man Over 40 Should Ever Say.