I've always been aware that an iPhone app of the book existed, but I was reluctant to buy it for two reasons. The first one is that I refuse to pay for apps on principle. There are a ton of awesome, free apps out there so I think it's pretty unnecessary to shell out money for an app -- especially one that costs $4.99.
The second (and perhaps less irrational) reason is that I find it a little heartbreaking to buy an electronic/app version of a book. I've resisted the whole Kindle/e-tablet trend for a while now; since I spend the majority of my day staring at two screens at work, I really don't want to spend my free time doing so. God knows I already spend enough of it on screens anyway, especially considering this blog and my recent Pinterest addiction.
I was especially excited that the app included 27 new recipes for different flavored cupcakes! Hummingbird versions of some of my favorite flavors, including rose, Earl Grey tea, and malted chocolate. I could not wait to try these new recipes!
Again, very cool. I can imagine this would be especially handy for the times when my hands are covered in gross ingredients like flour, eggs, and butter.