iPanic

iPanic small Yesterday’s New York Times had a brilliant parody linking the hype around iPhone applications with the economic recession. Titled, iPanic it has the following header: -

Helping you deal with the loss of your life savings, one app at a time.

The footer is even more biting: -

The fetish that is a phone on the only network that’s an option gets even more practical, with apps for navigating your newfound destitution.

The article is well worth a read, my personal favourite app is

4merly Hot
$14.99

Tired of economizing alone? Upload a picture of yourself when you had money, then use your iPhone to meet other singles pretending they still have money, too.

2 thoughts on “iPanic

  1. Excellent! I love the ‘Never Mind’ application that calculates how much you have saved by not doing something nice…how thoroughly disappointing is that!

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