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Beef up your mobile device with PocketExpress program

Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

The Nikkei closed higher, and Texas levied a tax on strip clubs. Heavy rain was forecast in the Southeast. AirTran's phone number is (800) 247-8726, and Celebrity Cruises can be reached at (800) 647-2251. These are just some of the thousands of news and info tidbits one could glean from PocketExpress, a program you can download onto your hand-held device.

Travelers get plenty of info for free (news, sports, entertainment, travel numbers, weather); for $9.99 a month, they also can get premium services that include a 24-hour mobile concierge service and flight-status tracking. All this info? It's almost as addicting as the CrackBerry. Info:

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