iPhones are one of the latest technological devices to hit the market. It seems that consumers have an insatiable thirst for the latest in gadgets. With the iPhone there seems to be little disappointment. That is because, at an individual's fingertips, they can e-mail, text a friend, surf the internet, listen to their favorite music, watch videos, look up an address of an old friend, keep their daily schedule and make a phone call. However, human nature is as such that satisfaction is temporary and even in the case of owning a fully loaded iPhone, the owners of want more. Therefore, if wishing to expand beyond what is basically available on the iPhone, it is important to know about other iPhone applications and where to locate them. What Are iPhone Applications? IPhone applications are those compatible programs that run in concert with the iPhone operating system. The stylishness, ease-of-use, touch screen features and power of the iPhone are the qualities that make the iPhone a desirable product. However, it is the iPhone applications which separate the iPhone from comparable products. Some of those iPhone applications that are standard on this product include a calendar, camera, Google map feature, weather, calculator, note feature, iTunes, photo storage, etc. In addition, the main iPhone applications include a phone, e-mail feature and iPod. Also included is the ability to surf the Internet through the use of the iPhone. This iPhone application is called Safari. Additional iPhone Applications Eventually, owners of the iPhone may want to add additional iPhone applications to their unit. Depending upon an individual's budget there are as many iPhone applications to meet a person's professional and personal lifestyle. Specifically, those applications can include programs from various categories. Those categories can include mathematics, games, entertainment, news, productivity, search tools, socializing, sports, travel, utilities, weather, etc. These additional applications can be downloaded through the official iPhone web site. The process involves the selection of what new application the individual would like to download. For example if the game category is selected the next screen reveals the available games that can be downloaded onto the iPhone. Generally, once the game is selected the Internet user is redirected to another web site which represents a company that provides these various applications. These websites are known as 3rd party download websites. Once the game, in this case, is selected the individual may be offered the opportunity to subscribe to a membership, which for a reasonable fee, will offer unlimited downloads of various games.