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How to Search the iTunes App Store from Your iPhone

You can search the iTunes App Store directly from your iPhone. The first three icons at the bottom of your iPhone screen — Featured, Categories, and Top 25 — offer three ways to browse the virtual shelves [more…]

How to Find Information about an App Using Your iPhone

Once you find an iPhone app that interests you in the iTunes App Store, you can find out more details about that particular app, as well as read reviews on it. [more…]

How to Download an App to Your iPhone

You can download an app directly to your iPhone from the iTunes App Store. Once you have located an app that you want, you simply tap the app to display its detail screen. You then tap the price button [more…]

How to Update an App on Your iPhone

You can check to see if the developer of an iPhone app has released an update. Simply open the iTunes App Store on your iPhone, and tap the Updates icon at the bottom of the screen. [more…]

How to Write an App Review from Your iPhone

Sometimes you love or hate an app so much that you want to tell the world about it. In that case, you can write a review of any app directly from your iPhone. [more…]

How to Report an App Problem from Your iPhone

Every so often you get an app that doesn’t work properly, crashes, freezes, or otherwise messes up your iPhone. When this happens, you can report the problem directly from your iPhone, so that Apple and [more…]

How to Find Your Current Location with an iPhone 3G

If you have an iPhone 3G, you can use the built-in GPS feature to find your current location. Simply tap the Maps icon in the Applications screen, and then tap the little compass in the lower-left corner [more…]

Apple Introduces iTunes 9 and iPhone OS 3.1

On September 9, 2009 — in addition to introducing an all new (and improved) lineup of iPods — Apple released new versions of iTunes and iPhone OS.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced: [more…]

How to Upgrade the Software for iTunes, an iPod, and an iPhone

The best way to stay updated with the latest version of iTunes and iPod software is to download upgrades over the Internet and install them. Apple updates iTunes and the built-in iPod software regularly [more…]

Ten Impressive iPhone Sports Apps

iPhone sports apps are among the thousands of mobile device applications available in the iTunes App Store. Whether you get in the game with a free app, or you pay to play, the following apps are bound [more…]

Ten Awesome Free iPhone Apps

The iTunes App Store offers lots of free apps among its ever-growing inventory of entertaining and informative mobile applications. Make the most of your iPhone or iPod touch experience with these fantastic [more…]

Convertbot iPhone App Tops among Conversion Tools

Convertbot is a comprehensive, easy-to-use downloadable app for your iPhone or iPod touch; the mobile app features a beautiful and extremely customizable interface. You can have unit conversions of all [more…]

Musée du Louvre Free iPhone App Tours "The Louvre"

If you’re interested in art or French history and architecture (including all the gilded gaudiness of royal excess in the 18th and 19th centuries), the Musée de Louvre mobile app is a great way to see [more…]

Using the Kindle App for iPhone and iPod Touch

A number of e-reader applications are available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, but the big advantage of the Kindle application is its ability to synchronize your Kindle with the iPhone or iPod Touch automatically [more…]

Draw and Paint with Brushes iPhone App

Brushes is a drawing and painting app designed exclusively for the iPhone. With a simple, elegant user interface, Brushes offers a powerful toolset for creative expression. If you’re artistically inclined [more…]

Track Stocks with Free Bloomberg iPhone App

If you want to watch your stocks but don’t have an E*Trade or other online brokerage account, you may want to consider Bloomberg, the self-titled app from the Bloomberg wire service. This cost-free app [more…]

Urbanspoon iPhone App Helps You Pick a Restaurant

The basic idea of the free Urbanspoon app is to offer various cuisines, price points, and neighborhoods on slot machine reels. Shake your iPhone (or push the Shake button), and you get a random suggestion [more…]

Play Word Games on WordsWorth iPhone App

The WordsWorth app is easy to learn, difficult to master, and extremely addicting. If you have to quit in the middle of a game, you can pick up where you left off the next time you play. [more…]

White Noise iPhone App Sounds Good!

White Noise is one of those apps that you’ll really appreciate when you need it. Its raison d’être is to provide background noise for you, something a lot of people want or need when they’re going to sleep [more…]

iPhone Application Design Checklist

iPhone applications are complex, and it’s important to keep your eye on both the style and the function of your product. When you inspect your application, check these aspects: [more…]

Metadata Checklist for Creating iPhone Applications

For an iPhone application to function, it needs to check all the boxes for metadata. Follow these rules to make your metadata functional and helpful: [more…]

iPhone Application Name Checklist

Even if you have a great iPhone application idea, you need a great name that sells it. Follow a few simple rules to make your name memorable and successful: [more…]

Checklist for Making Screen Shots of Your iPhone Applications

In the Apple store, you need to communicate the function and elegance of your application with smartly selected graphics. You can submit up to five screen shots for your listing. Follow these steps to [more…]

Localization Checklist for Creating iPhone Applications

An iPhone application may be designed in one country and distributed in many. For maximum sales, you need to consider the language and cultural preferences of every country where you hope to make sales [more…]

When to Use Subclassing in iPhone App Development

Subclassing is one of the mechanisms you use to customize behaviors while you're developing your iPhone application. Subclassing involves two stages: (1) creating a new class, called a subclass, that inherits [more…]

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