The nasty habit of your iPhone turning perfectly good words like hell and ill into he'll and i'll without your consent.
text message to friend: Dude, I feel like he'll today. I am way to i'll to go out.
reply: wtf? iphowned?
Someone who bought something very expensive with high hopes, only to find out it's completely worthless.
Person 1:I just bought an I-phone, but I need to activate it through my service provider or else it wont turn on!
Person 2: LOL! You just got i-phowned.
verb, iphown, iphowned, iphowning
1. Refers to the incident that occurs when the auto correct feature on an iPhone, or any other smart phone, changes an ordinary word or words, to an offensive or embarrassing word or phrase.
Although this can happen on any type of cell phone or smart phone, it has been most publicized on the iPhone, hence the reference to the iPhone in the pronunciation.
"Yesterday I totally got iPhowned when my phone auto corrected Anne's name to "anus." I got like forty-five minutes less sex because I had to explain how that happened."
To have your iPhone taxed
by someone, usually on a regular basis, in order to play tap-tap, access facebook or another of the iPhone's various 'apps'.
Man, I totally just iPhowned you but what's your PIN-Code, I wanna play tap-tap!