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100 Innovative iPhone Applications

Inspired by the New iPhone 5 Release News

— September 12, 2012 — Tech
Apple fans are eagerly anticipating the iPhone 5 Release, as journalists have been invited to preview the launch of its new handset.

With the prospect of Apple’s newest mobile phone technology comes the speculation of what the new hardware and software will entail. The vast amount of rumors, leaked photos and videos surrounding the launch have created major buzz in the tech-savvy world. Fanatics' brains have been working away at the each particular detail of the new device, and surely what software applications they will download.

This compiled list looks back at iPhone application innovations to whet your appetite for the technological feast to come today. It will be interesting to see how the company upholds the legacy of the late Steve Jobs and in what new ways Apple will revolutionize the smartphone.
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Chemical Sniffing Phones
Chemical Sniffing Phones
NASA Creates a Chemical-Sensing iPhone Application
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98
Interactive Galactic Apps
Interactive Galactic Apps
Hothead's 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' iPhone Application
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97
Tweeting Football Apps
Tweeting Football Apps
The TweetQB iPhone Application Will Keep Fans Posted on Scores
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96
Shocking Production Apps
Shocking Production Apps
Phone Story Guides Players Through the Conditions of Slave Wage Workers
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95
Macho Satire Commercials
Macho Satire Commercials
‘The Expert App' by L'Oreal Imagines the Best Tool for
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94
Personnel-Rating Apps
Personnel-Rating Apps
We&Co Allows You to Meet Your Barista and Rate Him
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93
Summarized Social Media Sharing
Summarized Social Media Sharing
Trimit iPhone App Shortens Texts and Updates for Easy Tweeting
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92
Search Engine Social Apps
Search Engine Social Apps
The New Google+ iPhone App is a Beautiful Thing
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91
Money-Counting Smartphone Apps
Money-Counting Smartphone Apps
The LookTel Money Reader Lets You Use Your iPhone to Count Cash
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90
Interpretive iPhone Apps
Interpretive iPhone Apps
The Google Translate App Breaks Down Communication Barriers
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89
Adorable Photo Add-Ons
Adorable Photo Add-Ons
Sweeten up Your Smartphone Shots with the 'Cutie Cute Cute' App
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88
Glam Rock Apps
Glam Rock Apps
David Bowie Plans to Release the Golden Years iPhone App
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87
Brainwave Tablet Apps
Brainwave Tablet Apps
The W.I.L.D. iPad Game is Controlled With Your Thoughts
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86
Pyschedelic Ski Hills
Pyschedelic Ski Hills
Japan's 'Color Mountain' Showcases a Technicolor Light Scheme
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85
Mobile Commerce Apps
Mobile Commerce Apps
French Connection App Shows the Brand's Expansion to the Digital World
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84
Photojournalist Smartphone Apps
Photojournalist Smartphone Apps
The Scoopshot App Pays iPhone Shutterbugs for Breaking News Photos
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83
Location-Based Albums
Location-Based Albums
'The National Mall' Changes Its Tune Based Upon Your Location
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82
Deliveryman Downtime Apps
Deliveryman Downtime Apps
The Postmates App Ensures Bicycle Couriers Always Have Work
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81
Faux Retro Storms
Faux Retro Storms
Instacane Shows the Best of Hurricane Irene Instagram Pics
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80
Watchdog Vehicle Apps
Watchdog Vehicle Apps
The iCar Black Box Records Car Accidents and Emergency Situations
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79
Location-Based Improv Apps
Location-Based Improv Apps
The Situationist App is a Location-Based Live-Art Game
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78
Bookmaker Betting Apps
Bookmaker Betting Apps
William Hill Launches a Mobile Application to Place Bets On-the-Go
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77
Interactive Pitching Campaigns
Interactive Pitching Campaigns
The Pitch to David Ogilvy iPhone App Searches For Big Ideas
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76
Art Gallery Phone Apps
Art Gallery Phone Apps
The MoMA iPhone Application Will Rock Your Creative World
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75
Mobile-Integrated Temperature Regulators
Mobile-Integrated Temperature Regulators
The Eversense Thermostat Controls Climate Remotely
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74
Sugar Daddy Searching Apps
Sugar Daddy Searching Apps
The Sugar Sugar App will Help You Find Affection for Cash
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73
Fight Training Apps
Fight Training Apps
The iFightback for iPhone App Teaches You How to Protect Yourself
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72
Mobile DIY GIFs
Mobile DIY GIFs
'MyFaceWhen' iPhone App Allows On-The-Go Hilarity
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71
Time Visualization Tools
Time Visualization Tools
Nooka App Offers New Way to Tell Time Through Graphics & Color
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70
Twittering News Apps
Twittering News Apps
Smartr iPhone App is a Beautiful News Reader for Twitter
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69
Track-Tweaking Apps
Track-Tweaking Apps
The triqtraq Jam Sequencer Enables Mixing Music Professionally on Your Mobile
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68
Pop Icon-Appearing Apps
Pop Icon-Appearing Apps
The GoldRun App Lets You Take Pictures with Virtual Smurfs
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67
Live Video Sharing
Live Video Sharing
Knocking Live Allows Mobile Users to Share Videos in Real-Time
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66
Augmented Reality Language Apps
Augmented Reality Language Apps
New Horizon Teaches Japanese Students English with a Twist
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65
Web-Connected Infant Weighers
Web-Connected Infant Weighers
The Withings Smart Baby Scale Communicates with Your Computer
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64
24/7 Lifestyle Mapping
24/7 Lifestyle Mapping
2itch.com
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63
Augmented Reality Jigsaws
Augmented Reality Jigsaws
Ravensburger Puzzles Have Hidden Supplementary Video and Sound Content
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62
Smartphone Venue Scoping
Smartphone Venue Scoping
SceneTap App Gives You the Stats on Your Downtown Destination
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61
Instagram-Inspired Video Apps
Instagram-Inspired Video Apps
The ‘OneSec App’ Records One-Second Video Memories
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60
Mobile Food Guides
Mobile Food Guides
Sushi iPhone App Translates Fish Names For You
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59
App-Inspired Theme Parks
App-Inspired Theme Parks
Sarkanniemi in Tampere, Finland Will Open Angry Birds Land
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58
Mobile App Baby Monitors
Mobile App Baby Monitors
The My Evoz iPhone App Keeps Tabs on Your Toddler for You
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57
Suite-Ranking Smartphone Apps
Suite-Ranking Smartphone Apps
The Room 77 iPhone App Finds Your Ideal Hotel
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56
Heart Rate Monitoring Apps
Heart Rate Monitoring Apps
Cardiio App Tracks Your Heart Rate Just By Looking at Your Face
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55
Public Toilet Finders
Public Toilet Finders
Locate Lovely Loos at SitorSquat.com
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54
Mobile Postcards
Mobile Postcards
iPhone's ‘Postino' Allows Users to Send Vacation Letters
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53
TV Show-Identifying Apps
TV Show-Identifying Apps
Share What You're Watching on TV With the IntoNow iPhone App
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52
Disgruntled Grievance Apps
Disgruntled Grievance Apps
The Complain App Effectively Seeks Customer Service
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51
Emotion Evoking Apps
Emotion Evoking Apps
The Hapify App is the Happiest App Around!
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50
Skater Lifestyle Catering
Skater Lifestyle Catering
The Skullcandy iPhone Application Supports a Culture
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49
Foreign Flashcard Communications
Foreign Flashcard Communications
The 'Me No Speak' iPhone Application Breaks Language Barriers
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48
Obsessive Self-Portrait Apps
Obsessive Self-Portrait Apps
Everyday iPhone App Reminds You to Take Pics of Yourself Each Day
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47
Terrorist Spoof Apps
Terrorist Spoof Apps
'National Threat Advisory' iPhone App Pokes Fun at TSA
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46
Mobile Nightlife Finders
Mobile Nightlife Finders
Gigotron iPhone App Lets You Find Local Music in a Touch
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45
Mobile Coffee Orders
Mobile Coffee Orders
Pay for Your Next Starbucks Drink on Your iPhone
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44
Emotion Predicted Playlists
Emotion Predicted Playlists
Ghostly Discovery App Offers iPhone Users Mood-Based Music Listening
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43
Rewards-Based Fitness Apps
Rewards-Based Fitness Apps
Nexercise Motivates You to Work Out With Medals & Merchandise
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42
Mobile Eco Detectives
Mobile Eco Detectives
Seventh Generation Releases iPhone App to Help You Read Labels
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41
Pizza-Ordering Apps
Pizza-Ordering Apps
The Papa John's for iPhone App Lets You Touch to Order
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40
Tyke Auto Trainer Apps
Tyke Auto Trainer Apps
ToyToyota Releases 'Backseat Driver' to Teach Kids to Drive Safely
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39
Handy Digitized Art Apps
Handy Digitized Art Apps
The iPhone Finger Paintings by Jorge Colombo are Simply Realistic
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38
Interactive Virtual Beer
Interactive Virtual Beer
The iPint for iPhones
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37
Font-Loving iPhone Apps
Font-Loving iPhone Apps
The Typeplace App Lets Typographical Geeks Share Urban Inspiration
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36
Virtual Varnish Applicators
Virtual Varnish Applicators
The OPI Phone App Lets You Test Out New Nail Polish Tones
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35
Touchscreen Taps
Touchscreen Taps
The E-Vision Bathroom Control System Injects Some Tech into Your Bathroom
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34
Sleuthy iPhone Apps
Sleuthy iPhone Apps
The Agile Lie Detector Measures Voice Stress
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33
Boot Camp iPhone Apps
Boot Camp iPhone Apps
The Gym Genie App Acts as Your Virtual Personal Trainer
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32
Hygienic iPhone Apps
Hygienic iPhone Apps
The Unique Automation iBath Lets You Run Water from a Distance
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31
Smartphone Drum Kits
Smartphone Drum Kits
The TableDrum App Turns Your Fingers into Drumsticks
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30
Mobile Date Stalking
Mobile Date Stalking
The Date Check iPhone Application Lets You Lurk With More Precision
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29
Antique Font Apps
Antique Font Apps
The Amazing Type-Writer App Mimics the Click-Clack of a Remington
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28
Applicious Desserts
Applicious Desserts
The iPhone Cupcake Toppers are Definitely the Cherry on Top
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27
Sharable Music Playlists
Sharable Music Playlists
Herd.fm is Starting a Revolution of Mixtape Giving
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26
Beauty-Sensing Apps
Beauty-Sensing Apps
Ugly Meter iPhone Application Shows How Ugly You Are
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25
iPhone Got Game + Application SDK
iPhone Got Game + Application SDK
First Multi-touch iPhone Games
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24
Temporary Phone Number Apps
Temporary Phone Number Apps
The 'Burner' for iPhone App by Ad Hoc Labs is Great for Anonymity
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23
Revolutionary Album Apps
Revolutionary Album Apps
The Bjork Biophilia App is an Interactive Music Experience
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22
Style-Editing Apps
Style-Editing Apps
iLookbook for iPhone Lets You Share Your Styles with Ease
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21
Paint Swatch Apps
Paint Swatch Apps
Benjamin Moore Makes Color Matching Breezy With Their iPhone Application
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20
Clever Cycling Gadgets
Clever Cycling Gadgets
The Pedal Brain Helps Serious Bikers Analyze Their Riding
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19
Rubbish Bin Apps
Rubbish Bin Apps
AnyJunk iPhone Application Gets Your Waste Collected Conveniently
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18
Brew Finder Apps
Brew Finder Apps
The Stella Artois 'Le Bar Guide' App Leads You to Your Favorite Beer
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17
Hi-Tech Political Campaigns
Hi-Tech Political Campaigns
Obama '08: The Official iPhone Application
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16
Sky Writing Apps
Sky Writing Apps
The ‘Light Writer’ for iPhone Leaves Words in the Air
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15
Traceable Technologies
Traceable Technologies
The Apple iPhone Stencil Kit Makes Interface Copy Easy
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14
Web-Updating Weight Watchers
Web-Updating Weight Watchers
The WiFi Body Scale Automatically Posts Your Weight Online
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13
iPhone-Controlled Illuminators
iPhone-Controlled Illuminators
Improve Ambience with the DeLight Lamp and its Smartphone App
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12
Video Business Cards
Video Business Cards
The EyeJot vCard Lets You Distribute Your Details in VCF Form
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11
Smartphone Street Art Apps
Smartphone Street Art Apps
Street Tag Lets You Virtually Tag Any Building Anywhere
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10
Educational iPhone Apps
Educational iPhone Apps
ZooABC Application Teaches Kids to Love Reading
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9
Interior Organization Apps
Interior Organization Apps
The Easy Feng Shui iPhone App Brings Order to Your Temple
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8
Spinach Smile Apps
Spinach Smile Apps
The Toothpict App Helps a Friend Locate Leftover Leaves
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7
Calorie-Counting Cameras
Calorie-Counting Cameras
The Meal Snap App is Your Personal Picture-Taking Diet Coach
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Symmetrical Photography Apps
Symmetrical Photography Apps
The Echoism iPhone App Reimagines a More Symmetrical You
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5
Lip-Syncing iPhone Apps
Lip-Syncing iPhone Apps
'Mouth Off' Gives Your Words a Virtual Mouthpiece
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4
Bust-Boosting Apps
Bust-Boosting Apps
The iAugment iPhone App Allows You to Increase Your Breast Size
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3
Smartphone Cigarette Sharing
Smartphone Cigarette Sharing
Marlboro Bump a Smoke Suggests a New Way to Bum a Butt
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2
Traumatic Alarm Clocks
Traumatic Alarm Clocks
The OKITE App Will Embarrass You on Twitter if You Hit the Snooze Button
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1
Ballistic Mobile Apps
Ballistic Mobile Apps
This ‘Bullet Fight' Military Sniper Rifle Mount is a True iPhone
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