Currently Being ModeratedSep 17, 2012 12:02 PM (in response to arecapp)
Contacts are included with the iPhone's backup.
iTunes can serve as the sync conduit for syncing contacts direct with a supported address book app on your computer.
With Windoze, this can be with Outlook 2003, 2007, or 2010 along with synching calendar events, notes, and reminders, or with the address book app used by Outlook Express or Windows Mail called Windows Contacts for syncing contacts only.
With the Address Book app on a Mac.