In Pictures: Swiss Army smartphone - 7 tools your phone can replace

With the right apps, cases and add-ons, your smartphone can tackle a wide and whacky range of tasks.

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Handyman's toolkit Thanks to its built-in sensors -- typically including GPS, gyroscope, accelerometer, magnetometer, and microphone -- your smartphone can easily serve as a variety of tools for carpenters and other handypersons, like a level (bubble level bar, surface level or plumb-bob) and compass. And a smartphone doesn't even need sensors to be a display-based tool like a ruler or a protractor.

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