When Apple launched the iPhone back in 2007, it was clear that this was a sophisticated device that would change the world. For the first time, we had a computer small enough to put in our pockets. Here are the top ten iPhone novelty apps of all time.
The miracle of the iPhone meant that we wouldn’t just be able to talk to friends wherever we were — we’d also be able to see them, message them, and even play games with them.
So it wasn’t long before we were also sending each other digital farts, pretending we were goats and using our phones as lightsabers. The early days of the iPhone were the glory days of novelty apps.
The utter splendor and happiness from the iPhone hasn’t gone away. Here are the top ten iPhone novelty apps of all time.
Top of the list is an app that caused a stink by blasting to the top of the charts on Christmas Day 2008. The app lingered in the top ten delights for more than a year and recently — it’s come sneaking back out. iFart offers a range of different fart sounds and features and has been used by stars as big as George Clooney, Kathie Lee Gifford, and Lance Armstrong.
- Talking Tom Cat
Virtual pet friends were all the rage in the early days of the iPhone, and dominating the pack was Tom the Talking Cat. You could talk to him, poke him, feed him, and of course, hear him fart. Just like a real cat.
Not all novelty apps are useless. RunPee will tell you the best time to run for a pee when you’re watching a movie….
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