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Celebs and their BlackBerry devices – pics of all your favorites

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Stephanie Pratt and Lauren Bosworth
No More BlackBerry Sightings of Lauren Conrad on The Hills…

Here is why celebs love BlackBerry:

1. It’s a status symbol. If you can afford a BlackBerry Bold, you’re immediately richer than 70% of the rest of the world.
2. It’s easy to type. The Bold and Curve QWERTY keys mean they can write thousands of emails about how Lindsay Lohan looks “skanky.”
3. The security. If their BlackBerry is password protected, there is no way somebody is breaking in to steal their data.

Click through for pics of Lindsay Lohan, Kristin Cavallari, Kanye West and more

Weekly Contest: Place your bets on Maps in Apps!

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HorseraceYou might remember that we talked with Darrin Wilkey from Tele Atlas not too long ago about their Maps in Apps contest, which challenged developers to bring innovative and new location-based software to the table. Next week, they’re showcasing the three finalists at CTIA, and since we cover a fair bit of LBS news here at BBCool, we thought you guys would like to take a look at the potential winners and their Flash trailers.

First up, we have Slifter, a GPS-based shopping guide which helps you find the stores that have the stuff you’re looking for. Slifter can help you compare prices, generate a shopping list send information to friends, and even get you directions to the stores you want. The next finalist is PhoneTag Elite, a game where you’re assigned other, live players as targets and it’s your job to capture them. You have to be within a certain distance of your target to do so, but but the closer you get, the the bigger the prize. Spend your hard-won cash on spy gear to take down tougher targets. Last, but not least, we have Hollywood USA, which lets you access a database of real-world movie locations and how to get to them from your current location. This is a surefire winner for traveling film buffs, and Cutlass’ database of movies is ever-expanding.

How to win a Magmic game and last contest’s winner behind the jump!