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In our regular round-up of new apps, SEAN BACHER highlights the Problemio 4-app course and Seecrypt Mobile calling app for Android and iOS, a camera timer and Twitter update for BlackBerry 10, and the Mobile First-Aid app for Windows Phone.

Problemio 4-app Course

The Problemio 4-app business-starting series is designed to help entrepreneurs get their new businesses off the ground with the least number of mistakes. It provides them with planning, collaboration, motivation and organisational tools. Entrepreneurs also have the option of downloading various guides and tutorials based on lessons learned by others in their situation. The names of the four apps are self-explanatory: Plan and Start a Small Business, Learn Advertising and Marketing, Business Plan and Coach: and Fund and Fundraising Ideas.

Platform: iOS and Android.

Stockists: Visit the app store linked to your device.

Expect to pay: The Plan and Start a Small Business app costs R19, the other three R10 each.

Seecrypt Mobile

Seecrypt Mobile is a software-only communications app that allows users to make and receive unlimited, secure voice calls and send text messages between Seecrypt Mobile-enabled devices anywhere in the world. The app provides security when making calls by using a double-layer, end-to-end, military-grade encryption technique.

Platform: iOS and Android.

Stockists: Visit the app store linked to your device.

Expect to pay: Free to download and use for the first three months, thereafter R30 per month.

Camera timer for BlackBerry 10

The camera timer lets users position a BlackBerry 10 smartphone, set the timer for 5,10 or 30 seconds and get into a group huddle before a photo is taken.

Platform: BlackBerry 10.

Stockists: BlackBerry World.

Expect to pay: R10.

Twitter version 10.1.3 for BlackBerry 10

The new Twitter version for BlackBerry 10 offers the ability to see more content when searching, so users will be able to view profiles, tweets, top tweets and photos, all relevant to their search, and on a single page. The update also ensures the latest content is always available, with a new automatic caching feature making current information available without the need to refresh tabs manually.

Platform: BlackBerry 10.

Stockists: BlackBerry World.

Expect to pay: The update is free.

Mobile First Aid

Mobile First Aid is a first-aid manual in your pocket. It offers basic tips for administering CPR and gives advice on how to deal with common illnesses and household accidents. The app also provides general guidelines on what to do in an emergency.

Platform: Windows Phone 8.

Stockists: Windows Phone Store.

Expect to pay: The app is free to download.

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