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So, I've decided to go for an iPhone 4. But since I am new to the whole iPhone thing, what are the things that I should know, to make the maximum use of the device?

Some of the questions I would like to know the answer:

  1. what are the apps I should install?
  2. How do I charge the battery?
  3. The temperature the iPhone should be exposed to in order to prolong the lifespan?
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1) That entirely depends on what you want to do. There are a bunch of app recommendation discussions here based around games, productivity, etc. Rather than rehash them, I'd suggest searching those out.

2) Plug it into a USB port on your computer. The phone also comes with a wall adapter for the USB cable so you can charge it from a wall socket.

3) Don't stick it in the oven or the freezer and you should be fine.

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+1 just for #3 alone. – Philip Regan Oct 4 '10 at 13:22
what about the screen? Let's say if my hands are oily and I touch the screen, will that make the screen oily too? – Graviton Oct 4 '10 at 15:26
Make sure you don’t blend it: – Martín Marconcini Oct 4 '10 at 15:37
@Ngu Soon Hui - As long as you can still hold onto it, it'll be okay. When it gets too slippery to hold, you'll want to wipe it on your shirt. – Dan Ray Oct 4 '10 at 20:59
The oleophobic screen on the iPhone is surprisingly awesome at keeping itself clean, and easily wiped off if it gets dirty. – Scottie Oct 5 '10 at 15:05

Apple has a handy "iPhone Temperate Zone" chart on their iPhone battery page.

As for what apps to install: the reason apps are user-installable is because everybody wants different ones! But also, if you're in Malaysia, you probably have a different selection of available apps in your App Store from most other users here, anyway.

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