If you’ve ever wondered what the point of those flashlight apps are, wonder no more: they are kick-butt investigation tools.
The next time you need to crawl down a 150-foot electrical conduit and don’t have a flashlight — your iPhone can light the way, a recent episode of CSI reminds us.
In a cheesy bit of iProduct placement, the actor hands his iPhone-cum-flashlight over to the guy who will have to brave the crawl space saying “There’s an app for that.”
There are a bunch of these apps on iTunes, most are free, ranging from Funny Flashlight to myLite (also has strobe effects), with jokey descriptions like “Are you scared of the dark?”
Has anyone found the flashlight app handy — aside from helping solve heinous crimes?