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Using your phone to make some extra cash




An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S. Many people are using their phones to for things like being a cab driver or a courier.
An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S. Many people are using their phones to for things like being a cab driver or a courier.
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The mobile apps "Words With Friends" and "Fruit Ninja" provide a great distraction from work, but what about apps that can be the basis for work themselves? Are there apps that can be considered  as a job creator? We'll find out.