Daily Debrief: Of 500 new iPhone apps, some shine, some stink

In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi and Webware.com's Josh Lowensohn discuss which iPhone apps are worth your time and which ones to bypass.

On Thursday morning, in coordination with the iPhone 3G's first worldwide release in New Zealand, Apple launched . Now available on the 7.7 version are more than 500 different third-party applications for your new iPhone 3G.

Ranging in price from free to a couple bucks a pop, some sound pretty great, some sound downright pointless. Who's going to pay a buck to turn your iPhone screen into a flashlight? On Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, I chat with Webware.com's Josh Lowensohn about these initial offerings.

About the author

Kara Tsuboi has covered technology news for CNET and CBS Interactive for nearly seven years. From cutting edge robotics at NASA to the hottest TVs at CES to Apple events in San Francisco, Kara has reported on it all. In addition to daily news, twice every week her "Tech Minutes" are broadcast to CBS TV stations across the country.


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