Best iPhone Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders
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Best iPhone Apps: The Guide for Discriminating Downloaders

by Josh Clark
     
 

With over 50,000 iPhone apps to choose from, there's a mind-boggling number of ways to make your favorite device do just about anything you can imagine — and almost certainly a few things you would never think of. While it's not hard to find apps for your iPhone or iPod Touch, it's frustratingly difficult to find the best ones.

Best iPhone Apps

Overview

With over 50,000 iPhone apps to choose from, there's a mind-boggling number of ways to make your favorite device do just about anything you can imagine — and almost certainly a few things you would never think of. While it's not hard to find apps for your iPhone or iPod Touch, it's frustratingly difficult to find the best ones.

Best iPhone Apps guides the way, shining the light on over 200 gee-whiz apps that delight, empower, and entertain. Author Josh Clark stress-tested thousands of titles from the App Store emporium to hand-pick apps that will make the biggest difference in every aspect of your life: at work, on the town, at play, at home, and on the road.

Capitalize on your time with genius productivity apps, or fritter it away with deliriously fun games. However you use your iPhone or iPod Touch, Best iPhone Apps shows you how to unlock its full potential and make the most of your glossy gadget.

Apps to Help You:

  • Get stuff done
  • Connect with friends
  • Play games
  • Juggle documents
  • Explore what's nearby
  • Get in shape
  • Travel the world
  • Find new music
  • Dine out
  • Manage your money ...and much more!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
...a good guide to a new iPhone user or one who hasn’t yet jumped into the App Store with both feet.

— Ross Rojek,

Mark Frauenfelder
I had a blast browsing through this full-color, 228-page book about the very best iPhone applications.

— Mark Frauenfelder,

Ross Rojek
...a good guide to a new iPhone user or one who hasn’t yet jumped into the App Store with both feet.

— Ross Rojek,

Gregg Ellman
A great help to sort through this iPhone app phenomena...

— Gregg Ellman,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596804275
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/15/2009
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 6.04(h) x 0.47(d)

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From the Publisher

...a good guide to a new iPhone user or one who hasn’t yet jumped into the App Store with both feet.

— Ross Rojek,

Meet the Author

Josh Clark is a writer, designer, and developer who helps creative people get clear of technical hassle to share their ideas with the world. When he's not writing about clever design and humane software, he's building it. Josh is the creator of Big Medium, friendly software that actually makes it fun to manage a Web site and he's the author of iWork '09: The Missing Manual. In a previous life, Josh worked on a slew of national PBS programs at Boston's WGBH. He shared his three words of Russian with Mikhail Gorbachev, strolled the ranch with Nancy Reagan, and wrote trivia questions for a primetime game show. Now Josh makes words and spins code at his hypertext laboratory globalmoxie.com in Paris, France, where he lives with his wife Ellen.

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