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Free apps that can cost you big money

They're billed as free apps, games and other things you can add to your smart phone without adding to your bill, but the devil is in the details, apparently.

Many of these apps actually offer the chance to purchase enhancements to the initial free download, and some of those add-ons can cost a great deal, enough to lead to an investigation by the Office Of Fair Trading in the U.K.

Click on the link below to hear Dave get the Canadian perspective from tech columnist Dan Misener.

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