Chapter 10. How Do I Enhance My iPhone with App Store?

How Do I Enhance My iPhone with App Store?

Your iPhone is an impressive, eyebrow-raising device right out of the box. It does everything you want it to do, or so you think, but then you find out about some previously unknown feature and you wonder how you ever lived without it. It's hard to imagine that anyone would want to improve upon the iPhone, or even that anyone could improve upon it. However, as you see in this chapter, the new App Store can make your iPhone more convenient, more productive, and more, well, anything!

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Moving Apps to Your iPhone 258

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Accessing the App Store on Your Computer

You've seen that your iPhone comes loaded with not only a basketful of terrific technology, but also a decent collection of truly amazing apps, all of which take advantage of the iPhone's special features. But it won't escape your notice that the iPhone's suite of apps is, well, incomplete. Where are the news and sports headlines? Why isn't there an easy way to post a short note to your blog or a link to your de.licio.us account? And why on Earth isn't there a game in sight?

Fortunately, it's possible to fill in these and many other gaping holes in the iPhone app structure. In the months before the release of the iPhone 3G in the summer of 2008, software developers from all over the world were busy ...

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