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There is an app to help with your New Year resolution

NEW Year's resolutions, whether you make them or not everybody wants to be a better version of themselves.

No matter if you want to lose weight or become more involved with your community - there is an app for that.

Here is your guide to the best apps for your 2013 New Year's resolutions. Start making changes towards a better future and a better you.

Evernote.
Evernote.

 

 

 

 

Evernote - If you aren't a user yet, you should be. Regardless of what your resolution is, Evernote will help you plan, organise, share and save helpful webpages, notes and lists. It's similar to Pinterest (which you should also be on) but on more of a personal level.

Price: Free

 

 

 

Map My Run.
Map My Run.

 

 

 

Map My Run - This app has several variations, and one will certainly fit your lifestyle. It allows you to use a GPS feature to map your runs or walks while you are taking them. You can save routes, keep track of best times, count calories, log all of your workouts, and much more. It's a great way to hold yourself accountable for working out in the new year.

Price: Free

 

 

 

 

Linked In.
Linked In.

 

 

 

 

Linked In - Looking to make a career change? Linked In has come a long way in the past few years. It now has job postings, and even emails you with job positions you may be interested in based on your past searches. You can even apply right to jobs on the Linked In site using the resume saved on your profile.

Price: Free

 

 

 

The New York Times crossword puzzle.
The New York Times crossword puzzle.

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Times Crossword Puzzle App - Want to sharpen up your brain function? Doing the NY Times crossword every morning is a great way to start your day and get the juices flowing.

Price: Free

 

 

My Quit Buddy.
My Quit Buddy.

 

 

 

 

 

My Quit Buddy - Need to give up smoking?  Then this app is for you. My Quit Buddy offers the support and advice that is needed for this hard to kick habit! Install now and find the support you need today!

Price: Free

 

 

 

 

Sleep Machine.
Sleep Machine.

 

 

 

 

Sleep Machine - If catching more Zs is your New Year's resolution…find some peace and get some sleep with the Sleep Machine app.  This innovative app provides relaxing white noise to lure the busy brain into a deep and relaxing sleep.

Price: $1.99

 

Day One.
Day One.

 

 

 

 

Day One - a stunning app that makes it very easy for you to quickly log your thoughts and then retrieve them from the cloud later just as simply. Notes are password-protected, and the app features a Dropbox sync to the Day One desktop application and your other devices.

Price: $1.99

 

 

FoodSwitch.
FoodSwitch.

 

 

 

 

 

FoodSwitch - This app is really clever for those wanting to stop it not stop it. You scan the barcode of a supermarket item and it tells you the healthier options.

FoodSwitch now also comes with a new SaltSwitch feature to especially help people looking to lower their salt intake.

Price: Free

 

 

Pic Stitch.
Pic Stitch.

 

 

 

 

 

Pic Stitch - Pic Stitch is designed to be easy to use and give you only the feature you really need to easily create photographic works of art.

Share your masterpiece with your family and friends via email or post it to Facebook.

                                                                   Price: Free

 

                  

 

My Weekly Budget.
My Weekly Budget.

 

 

 

 

 My Weekly Budget - If your New Year's resolution is to stop spending money and start saving it, this little app might just be your saving grace.

MyWB is the easiest way to keep track of your spending and using it daily is all you need to stay within your spending budget.

                                                                    Price: $0.99

Topics:  apps, lifestyle, new year's resolution, technology




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