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

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.