iPhone Power Users...not so power user afterall
I tend to find myself befriending those people who also consider themselves iPhone Power Users! This weekend was no different. I had the opportunity to spend some time with a person who has just moved here and left his job as an Apple Genius. Of course for someone like me who considers themselves a power user/addict of iPhone this is the perfect friend match! So we set off the day with the goal of playing mini golf (put put for my southern friends). Playing mini golf is exactly what we did! Competition at the highest level, updates after each hole of who is in the lead. When there was a shift in the game that was quickly pointed out. Attempting to distract the other person as they are shooting just hoping to win and be the champion of this round of mini golf! Of course there is always that one person who is stuck tallying the score to the game for all four people and it always takes forever to get the final score! I waited at the end of the 18 hole game biting my nails knowing that this round was a very close round. I didn’t care if I won overall (secretly I did) I just wanted to beat my husband and have that moment of glory! While waiting it hits me that 4 so called iPhone Power users just played an entire round of 18 holes of golf without being a true power user! Sure we used our phones to take photos, videos and answer texts and emails! But why on earth did we not take away the whole pencil and paper score keeping and use our iPhone???? After a quick app search I was quickly hit with at least 20 apps offering free or low fee apps that could do just what we needed! Keep score with no pencil or paper! That was a moment of sadness; the 2 people who are the most Apple loving people in the group quickly hung their heads (me being one of those) and beat themselves up for not thinking of it earlier! I am sure you are wondering who the overall winner was…..well of course that would be ME! After my moments of sadness for not using my iPhone to its fullest capabilities….I proceeded to do my victory dance!
I have set a goal for myself…start thinking of ways I can use my iPhone that I have never used it before! Mini golf score keeping being one of those! The iPhone is meant to make our lives simpler and it really does do that! The problem is that we need to think outside the “iPhone” and put it to use in our lives to help make things easier where we never thought it could before!
Of course if anyone has an app that they use for mini golf scoring, I would love to hear what app you use and your thoughts!