Take these photos on your phone now and simplify your life...
By Alexia Dellner
Have you ever forgotten where you parked your car? Or spent precious minutes at the airport trawling through your inbox trying to find that travel reservation?
Well, no more! Find out how your smartphone camera can be a powerful memory aid for reminders and important information.
Here are 10 pictures you need on your phone to save time, combat stress and streamline your life.
Just remember to keep your information safe by protecting your phone with a password and enabling a remote wipe app to remotely erase all of the data stored on your phone in case it gets lost or stolen.
Was it a creamy beige or golden vanilla?
Keep photos of your favourite make-up labels in a separate album on your phone and you'll never buy the wrong shade again.
Sometimes after a glass or two it can be difficult to remember the name
of that wonderful wine you had, but if you take a picture of the label
then you'll be able to track the bottle down and enjoy it all over
Take a photo of the parking garage information or street name where you
parked your car so you can slip back into your vehicle quickly and
Say goodbye to the midweek supper slump. With a few photos of recipes
stored on your phone, you have a go to list of ingredients for the next
time you're in the supermarket and wondering what to make for dinner.
To make life even easier, you can now save your favourite woman&home recipes all in one place with our new online recipe scrapbook.
We've all been there - you think that readjusting the back of your television or sound system will be a piece of cake, but end up in a tangle of cables and missing your favourite programme.
Take a picture of how things look before you start fiddling and you'll know where everything should go.
Those flimsy cloakroom tickets are impossible to keep track of. Get photographic evidence of your ticket and the attendant will happily hand over your coat - no awkward descriptions of what it looks like necessary.
The next time that you're at a bookstore or a friend's place, snap a photo of the book you're interested in reading. Then you'll have a photo album full of books you can borrow from the library or buy online.
Email inboxes are easily cluttered, but with a snapshot of your travel
reservation number, you'll be through self-checkout and on your way in
Whether you're browsing the shops by yourself or with a friend, a quick
snapshot of the clothing item you're looking at means that you can
easily find and buy it online or in store later. That's one friend's
birthday gift sorted...
For those times when you're unable to get online, a photo of the train or bus schedule can be a real lifesaver.