5 Questionable iPhone Applications

A display at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco, Calif., in January 2009, promotes the iPhone's capability to run many applications.
AP Photo/Paul Sakuma

When Apple released the iPhone in June of 2007, who knew how popular downloading applications or small programs would be? If you have one, you understand. Whether it's automotive, medical, or productivity apps or just games, iPhone users can find something for everyone in Apple's App Store. And while many of the apps available are fun and even cheesy, some of them are outright odd. We've put together this list of strange apps in hopes of pointing you in the right direction if that's what you're looking for.

Attempting to determine the five strangest iPhone applications is no easy task. After all, what can be more subjective? Surely, not everyone has the same tastes and preferences -- what you may think is strange, the person sitting next to you in a coffee shop may find ordinary.

After recently surpassing the 1 billion mark for apps downloaded, and with independent companies introducing new apps every day, the trend doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. With more than 35,000 apps available in the App Store for download, narrowing down the five strangest is nothing more than an exercise in futility. In no particular order, it opens with a light and fun way to turn an ordinary picture into a work of wacky art. Let's begin, shall we?