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iPhone™ for Dummies® by Bob LeVitus, Edward C. Baig

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Chapter 17. Ten Apps Worth Paying For

In This Chapter

  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour

  • Grocery IQ

  • OldBooth Premium

  • GottaGo

  • WordsWorth

  • Jaadu VNC

  • Baseball Statistics 2009 Edition

  • Ocarina

  • Simplify Music

  • Zagat to Go '09

If you read Chapter 16, you know that lots of great free applications are available for your iPhone. But as the old cliché goes, some things are worth paying for. Still, none of the ten for-pay apps we've chosen as some of our favorites are likely to break the bank. As you're about to discover, some of the applications on this list are practical and some are downright silly. The common theme? We think you'll like carrying these apps around on your iPhone.

Ten Apps Worth Paying For

Tiger Woods PGA Tour ($9.99)

Bob loved Electronic Arts' Mac version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour and played it until his fingers bled. Now we're enjoying the iPhone version almost as much. The graphics and level of detail are incredible, as shown in Figure 17-1, and the user interface is among the best we've seen for an iPhone game. And the touch-and-drag swing meter, shown in Figure 17-2, is one of the best touchscreen game controls we've tried.

The graphics and detail in Tiger Woods PGA Tour are outstanding.

Figure 17-1. The graphics and detail in Tiger Woods PGA Tour are outstanding.

Drag your finger to the left or right as shown to execute draw and fade shots.

Figure 17-2. Drag your finger ...

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