Today I learned that the iOS calculator has a scientific mode
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Today I learned that the iPhoneâs built-in calculator app has a scientific mode â and all you have to do to access it is turn your phone on its side. If youâre the type of person who keeps your phone permanently in portrait lock (like me), this might come as a surprise to you, as it did to many of us here at The Verge.
that glimpse of an alternate universe vibe when you turn your iPhone sideways and all of a sudden itâs a scientific calculator pic.twitter.com/PNxLVpXRAS
â J.R. Carpenter (@jr_carpenter) December 23, 2020
This unlocks all sorts of functionality, like adding numbers to memory, parentheses, exponents, and all those trig functions from back in high school. The feature isnât exactly new, or hidden: It was introduced in iOS…