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Apps limit talking while you drive

iZup by Illume Software Inc. $4.95 a month or $49.95 a year for a single user; $9.95 a month or $79.95 a year for a five-phone family plan. Available at getizup.com. Available for BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, or Google Android smartphones. Bare bones safety software designed for younger drivers. ZoomSafer by ZoomSafer Inc. $2.99 a month or a one-time fee of $25. Available at ZoomSafer.com. Available for BlackBerry smartphones. Fancier features including audio notifi cation, hands-free calling, and a way to unlock the phone while driving. iZup by Illume Software Inc. $4.95 a month or $49.95 a year for a single user; $9.95 a month or $79.95 a year for a five-phone family plan. Available at getizup.com. Available for BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, or Google Android smartphones. Bare bones safety software designed for younger drivers.

ZoomSafer by ZoomSafer Inc. $2.99 a month or a one-time fee of $25. Available at ZoomSafer.com. Available for BlackBerry smartphones. Fancier features including audio notifi cation, hands-free calling, and a way to unlock the phone while driving.

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / January 21, 2010

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When you’re driving a car, there’s not much difference between a pint of vodka and a cellphone. Either one is dangerous. (Full article: 693 words)

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