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You can take a picture with your phone cam and post it on the Web--in seconds

Your new cell phone comes with a digital camera built in. And that would be good for ... hmm. Now thousands of phone-cam owners and a few wireless carriers are answering that stumper with phone-cam blogs--websites designed specifically for posting and sharing digital photos from mobile phones.

As phone cams spread like brush fire, phone-cam blogs are popping up all over the Web. The latest figures show that 3 million to 6 million phone cams are expected to sell domestically this year. Yes, the pictures are often grainy or blurry less than half a megapixel, compared with 3 or 4 for...

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