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Turns out BlackBerry's proud claim that the new BB10 phones are launching with 70,000 bespoke apps was a bit of a lie — with one of the company's own men admitting that up to 40 per cent of these are frantic Android port jobs.


Optus' Go Places App will offer 20 per cent off at selected restaurants for Android, Blackberry and Symbian customers, although iPhone users will have to wait a little longer to get their tables.


Blackberry owners will want to update to the new Twitter for Blackberry 1.1 beta to sate their 140-character addictions. The release brings features like geotagging and Push @mentions - late to the game - but also includes direct messages that thread like BBM chats, Social Feeds integration and additional languages.


Twitter just suspended the crazy popular BlackBerry and Android Twitters apps UberTwitter and Twidroyd, respectively - among others - because they "violated Twitter policies and trademarks in a variety of ways". Like "a privacy issue with private Direct Messages longer than 140 characters, trademark infringement, and changing the content of users' tweets in order to make money," says a Twitter spokespersona.


With bloated fees for everything on your cell phone carrier, it's easy to get frustrated when you or someone on your family plan goes over your text message limit.