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23 Viral Must-Have iPhone Apps

— January 20, 2009 — Tech
We are undeniably in the age of the iPhone app. President Obama used his eponymous iPhone app to great success during his campaign, and with the plethora of iPhone apps that have flooded the App Store in the past year, it certainly seems that there’s something for everyone.

We’ve followed some of the most viral must-have iPhone apps over the past year, and even brought you news on apps that haven’t even been released yet. Check out some of the iPhone apps that need to be on your home screen below.
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Activity
Freshness
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iPhone Apps for Boozers
iPhone Apps for Boozers
Merges Robots And iPhones And Beers... Oh My
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Mobile Food Guides
Mobile Food Guides
Sushi iPhone App Translates Fish Names For You
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Cashing in On Amateur Phone Apps
Cashing in On Amateur Phone Apps
iPhone Trism Worth $250,000
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20
iPhone AppStore Products
iPhone AppStore Products
Loopt (UPDATE)
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Mobile Streaming Video Feeds
Mobile Streaming Video Feeds
UStream.tv Releases iPhone App
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18
Youth-Inspired iPhone Apps
Youth-Inspired iPhone Apps
Harold's Real Life Purple Crayon Lets You Draw Like a Kid
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17
Censoring Digital Books
Censoring Digital Books
iPhone App Store Execs Ban Explicit Literature
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16
Crowdsourced Ride-Sharing
Crowdsourced Ride-Sharing
Avego iPhone App
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15
Sleuthy iPhone Apps
Sleuthy iPhone Apps
The Agile Lie Detector Measures Voice Stress
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14
iPhone Got Game + Application SDK
iPhone Got Game + Application SDK
First Multi-touch iPhone Games
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13
Crude Mobile Phone Games
Crude Mobile Phone Games
iPhone App Store Flooded with Gaseous Exuberance
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12
Rotary Phone iPhone App
Rotary Phone iPhone App
The iRetroPhone
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11
Apple Stalks iPhone Users
Apple Stalks iPhone Users
Weather & Stocks Apps As Spy Tools
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10
Hi-Tech Political Campaigns
Hi-Tech Political Campaigns
Obama '08: The Official iPhone Application
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9
$1 Baby Monitors
$1 Baby Monitors
iPhone App Calls You When It Detects Noise
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8
iPhone Milestones
iPhone Milestones
500 Million iPhone App Downloads, from the iBeer to iFart
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7
iPhone Apps That Send Symptoms to Doctors
iPhone Apps That Send Symptoms to Doctors
Dyna-Vision
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6
Apps for Swingers
Apps for Swingers
‘Sway' from Illusion Lab Lets You Play Like Tarzan on Your iPhone
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5
Viral Hoaxes as Art
Viral Hoaxes as Art
Gallery Sells Prints of $999.99 iPhone App
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4
$1000 iPhone Apps
$1000 iPhone Apps
Apple Pulls "I am Rich" Ruby
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3
Gross iPhone Apps
Gross iPhone Apps
The ‘Zit Picker' Game Sets New Low For Mobile Entertainment
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Mobile Apps as Health Trackers
Mobile Apps as Health Trackers
The iPhone Heart Monitor
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1
Jokerize Yourself
Jokerize Yourself
Free Dark Knight iPhone App
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