13. Turn it into a document scanner
Keep copies of your most important paperwork without stepping foot into a depressing Kinko's by setting up a special scanning center to snap photos of documents, sketches, notes, and anything else you'd be screwed losing a hard copy of.
14. Use it as a voice recorder While this one may only be useful to a select set, having a device dedicated to recording voice memos can be a huge help when you need to conduct interviews, record meetings, or want to perform some sly audio surveillance.
Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor and has a beat up 3G in a drawer somewhere if you need a loaner.
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