I tend to agree with The Fishbowl that it would be great to have a try-before-you-buy at the Apple iPhone store. It would help alleviate the fear factor of hitting BUY when looking for an application for the phone.
I think the only saving grace to not having this capability is the very easy comments feature in the store. A few weeks ago, when the iPhone was first coming out, it was all a crapshoot as to the quality of the software. Now that every application has a couple dozen comments, the cream easily floats to the top.
I also wish that Apple would require their vendors to have a better website to explain the apps. In some cases, the sites are incredibly bare and almost non-existent.
I am done with this topic for now but I reserve the right to rant more on it someday.
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