Chapter 15

Apps-O-Lutely!

In This Chapter

arrow Browsing for cool apps

arrow Searching for specific apps

arrow Getting apps onto your iPhone

arrow Deleting and organizing your iPhone apps

arrow Getting the scoop on newspapers, magazines, and books

One of the best things about the iPhone is that you can download and install apps created by third parties, which is to say not created by Apple (the first party) or you (the second party). At the time of this writing, our best guess is that there are more than 1.2 million apps available and over 75 billion apps downloaded to date. Some apps are free, other apps cost money; some apps are useful, other apps are lame; some apps are perfectly well behaved, other apps quit unexpectedly (or worse). The point is that of the many apps out there, some are better than others.

In this chapter, we take a broad look at iPhone apps. Don’t worry: We have plenty to say about specific ...

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