75 Interesting Phone Facts


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1. Shia LaBeouf found an agent through the phone book at the age of 11.
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2. The drug cartels are capturing technicians and making them build a private cell phone network.
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3. The average mobile phone contains more bacteria than a toilet seat.
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4. When letting someone use your iPhone to call someone, use Siri from the lock screen. They can call, but not look at texts/photos etc.
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5. A study found that cell phone radiation can cause insomnia, headaches and confusion.
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6. iPhone full of trap music and nature sounds
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7. The average person talks at least 3 times louder than normal on a cell phone.
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8. Nokia Definition: Indistructable tank of a phone. Sentence: Mike dropped his nokia and broke the ground.
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9. The inventor of the speaker phone, call forwarding and conference calling, died penniless and mostly unknown.
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10. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times
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11. How to play Hop Hop Ninja: 1. tap 2. lose 200 times in a row 3. yell 4. throw phone across room 5. cry
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12. 1 in 10 people have dropped their phone down a toilet.
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13. According to one study, long-term mobile phone use significantly increases the risk of brain tumours.
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14. iPhones are designed to last just a few years, then they break down and work slower.
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15. 70% of people feel incomplete & vulnerable while without their cell phone.
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16. 95% of people have dropped their phones on their face while texting in bed
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17. 88% of people say they use their cellphones simply to avoid others walking by them.
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18. someoneelsie the result of your mum trying to take a selfie and not knowing which way to hold the phone.
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19. If you were to lick clean a smudgy iPhone screen, the contents of what makes up your fingerprints would provide you with about 2 calories.
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20. Daydreaming is the most common cause of driving accidents due to distraction, not people using their cellphones.
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21. The electronic personal assistant that comes with Windows phones is named Cortana, after the AI character in Halo.
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22. Digit smash makes me want to throw my phone against a wall
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23. People who hold their cell phones in their right hand are left-brain dominant, and vice-versa.
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24. Parking your car somewhere unfamiliar? Drop a pin on your phones maps as soon as you get there and you'll have no problem getting back.
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25. The average person in the States looks at their phone 250 times a day.
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26. Even though there is nothing bad on my phone no you cannot look at it.
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27. Many people who received their pre-ordered iPhone 6 Plus sold it on eBay for as high as $6,000.
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28. Alexander Graham Bell refused to have a phone in his study because the ringing drove him nuts.
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29. Listening to loud music interferes with your vision. This is why we usually take our headphones out to look at something far away.
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30. iPhone pictures will be better quality if you take the picture and then zoom in instead of zooming in to take the picture.
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31. About 68% of people experience "phantom vibration syndrome" where you mistakenly think your phone is buzzing in your pocket.
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32. 68% of people in one study experienced "phantom vibration syndrome"—a sensory hallucination where you mistakenly think your phone is buzzing
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33. If your phone freezes, plug it into a charger. This will free it up again.
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34. The Cobra iPhone Radar Detector allows a driver to speed while looking at their iPhone, therefore breaking several laws at once.
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35. More than 90% of students admit to using their phones for non-class activities during class time.
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36. Cubans were prohibited from owning cell phones until 2008.
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37. More people have mobile subscriptions (mobile phone access) than have access to safe drinking water and electricity in the world.
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38. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
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39. People pace while talking on the phone because they don't have any visual feedback to keep them stimulated, so the body reacts by moving.
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40. Suspect someone's giving you the wrong phone number? Read it back to them incorrectly -- If they correct you, it's the real number.
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41. When picking a stranger to take a picture of you, make it someone you believe you can outrun. This will avoid a stolen camera/phone.
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42. When you talk on a cell phone while driving you are increasing your chance of being in an accident by 400 percent.
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43. An electroencephalophone is an instrument that is played with your brain waves.
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44. If you were to have purchased an iPhone piece-by-piece in 1991, it would have cost you a total of $3.56 million.
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45. A company called Neurowear is developing headphones that read your brainwaves and select music based on your state of mind.
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46. A study found that drivers under 25 years old are 4.12 times more likely to use a cell phone than older drivers.
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47. Hang out with people who make you forget to look at your phone.
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48. According to a study, female drivers are 1.63 times more likely to use a cell phone while driving than male motorists.
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49. In a lifetime, the average person spends eighteen months on the telephone
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50. iPhones are designed to last only a few years, then they break down and work slower.
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51. How to play happy birthday on your phone. Dial: 112163 112196 11#9632 969363
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52. One in four people can compose a text-message without looking at their cellphone
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53. Engineers have made bionic hands controllable by an iPhone app.
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54. It takes up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after issuing voice commands to cellphone assistants and in-vehicle infotainment systems.
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55. The first mobile phones cost $3,300 USD each and had a battery life of about 20 minutes.
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56. Dr. Dre has made more money selling headphones than he did making music.
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57. In an ongoing study, the sound of someone vomiting was ranked the #1 most cringe-worthy sound ever. Microphone feedback was ranked #2.
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58. iPhone 4 ran into trouble after it reported disconnected calls when holding their phones in a certain way. This became known as Antennagate
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59. The world’s most expensive phone number is 666-6666. It was sold in 2006 for £1.5 million.
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60. If you dial 3-3-2-3-9-3 on a touchtone phone you get the theme from Power Rangers.
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61. People ages 18-29 are the most likely to use their phones to avoid being bored or avoid others around them, according to a survey.
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62. 4.8 billion people own mobile phones whereas only 4.2 billion own a toothbrush.
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63. Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08.
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64. Place headphones in your nose and play music, your mouth will turn into a speaker.
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65. 'Beats" by Dre headphones, which can sell for as much as $450, only cost about $14 to produce.
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66. An iPhone app (BAC Alcohol Calculator) can tell you exactly how drunk you are after entering your weight and type of beverage.
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67. Want to make sure you wake up in the morning? The Snooze App for iphone will donate to charity each time you hit the snooze button!
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68. An iPhone 6 will charge faster when plugged into an iPad charger.
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69. Bell's first words with the working telephone were spoken to his assistant Watson and were along the lines of 'Mr Watson, come here. I want to see you'.
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70. Female college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones.
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71. how to fail all your classes: download high and dry on your phone
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72. If you put glow in the dark paint on your phone charger, you will never fumble in the dark again.
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73. There is an iPhone film festival dedicated to movies made on iPhones.
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74. The average person spends about 2 years on the phone in a lifetime.
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75. Studies show people are most truthful in face-to-face conversations and lie the most over the phone.

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