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By Cliff Edwards
When Apple (AAPL) announced it would open an online store for applications to be used on its iPhone and iPod Touch mobile handsets, I was skeptical that this newcomer to wireless software would get it right from the get-go. I was wrong.
Having used the store for the past few weeks, I can say without hesitation that Apple’s App Store is a home run. The applications themselves are great too. I’ve used several, including currency conversion tools, city subway maps, flight status trackers, and of course, games. It’s hard to pick favorites but here are 10 that I find myself using most often: