Apps for Beginners

YELPAvailability: BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm

Cost: Free

Find local food, bars, and shops rated by the community

FLIXSTERAvailability: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm

Cost: Free

Check movie showtimes, read reviews, and watch trailers

AMAZON MOBILEAvailability: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone

Cost: Free

Compare the price you see in a store to Amazon's, in a flash

CNN MOBILEAvailability: iPhone

Cost: $2

Watch the news outlet's live video coverage from your mobile phone

TETRISAvailability: Android, iPhone

Cost: $8 to $10

Kill time on the commute or at the dentist with the classic puzzle game

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