But while many iPhone apps are useful, there are also a lot of bizarre apps in the iTunes Store. Every iPhone needs at least a few of these strange apps. I mean, all work and no play makes Jack (and Jill) pretty darn dull.
So here's our list of the 46 most odd iPhone apps you can find. They fall into 6 categories: 1) Strange and Wonderful Facts, 2) Unusual Music, 3) Humor, 4) Noises and Odd Sounds, 5) Perfectly Useless, and (our personal favorite) 6) Complete Timewasters.
Amazing Animal Facts ($.99): Discover curiosities from the animal and insect worlds.
Bizarre Holidays ($.99): Every day can be a holiday, if you know where to look.
Facts (free): A random collection of surprising trivia.
Odd Diseases: Genetics ($.99): Learn more than you thought possible about genetic diseases.
Science Facts Pro ($.99): Thousands of scientific facts to entertain and amuse.
Stupid Laws the Facts! (free): Unbelievable laws from around the country and around the world.
Bongo Bongo ($.99): A pair of on-screen bongos that sound like the real things.
Buddha Machine ($3.99): It plays nine strange ambient sounds loops over and over.
iBone ($3.99): The only trombone you can keep in your pocket.
Kazoo (free): For those rare times when you don't have a real kazoo with you.
More Cowbell ($.99): You say you gotta have more cowbell? Then download this app and tap away.
Ocarina ($.99): An enormous iPhone hit, it turns your phone into a simple wind instrument.
Pocket Trumpet ($.99): Tap the valves and pretend you're in a real jazz band.
ShakeYa Tambourine ($.99): Play it by shaking your phone like a real tambourine.
Tingalin ($5.99): Play an eastern European lute.