iPhone Apps have become the latest rage. If you can think of it, there is probably an app for it. To support this now we have schools teaching how to develop apps for the iPhone and classes on how to sell the software applications.
Just this morning, I decided to see what I could find out about iPhone apps from a fresh start. The 1st thing that I noted in the sponsored links in Google was the following:
- How To Sell Software Apps
- iPhone App Videos
- iPhone Navigation GPS
- Learn iPhone SDK
- iPhone Application
Next thing that I noted was the number of blogs and articles about the iPhone and how often they were being released. Within 1 hour, I noted 9 new articles regarding iPhone applications.
How Do I Find My APP?
Because of the overall volume of apps how do you find the app that you are looking for?
I decided to find an app that would help me with a FedEx shipment so I typed in the search "iPhone app fedex shipping". What I got back was a lot of stuff with the FedEx name but nothing that related directly to the fedex shipping.
Next I told Google to search the blogs, this time I got some pretty good hits and found from the description what I thought would work.
Don't Forget To Search the Blogs
In a nutshell what I am saying is that the apps are there but you may have to do some searching to find them. Don't forget to search the blogs. That is where I got my best hits.
Rage or Passing Fancy
Is the iPhone a Rage or a Passing Fancy? The definition of a rage in this context is "an interest followed with exaggerated zeal". We definitely have lots of zeal behind application development for the iPhone. Next question is how long will it last? There are already discussions on how web based browsers may take over. Only time will tell …