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13 Everyday Superpowers We Get From Our Cell Phones

Let's be real: it's 2013 and cell phones are indistinguishable from magic. Thankfully, Qualcomm's here to remind you that we live in the future, and the future is full of miracles.

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... but just like superheroes are vulnerable to certain things, like kryptonite or kryptonite-coated arrows or getting punched by supervilliains until they die, so too can texting be the flip side to our Achilles' heel.

3. They magically manifest things out of thin air!

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As you can tell from this surprising video, a cell phone is basically a magic wand.

9. And they enable us to easily communicate in foreign tongues.

How did we convey thoughts and ideas through symbols before mobile technology? Quill pens and metaphors don't have the same #YOLO that today's Millennials crave.

10. As well as mobilize the force of hundreds of thousands for a cause...

11. While also quickly showing people the errors of their ways...