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10 Apps to Help You Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Dec 31 2009 - 4:00am

Although I'm still on the fence on whether or not to make resolutions for the New Year, I can appreciate the tradition. Thankfully, technology makes it easier than ever to follow through all year with those promises you made yourself on January 1. Check out a few handy apps for your iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices that can help you succeed, and bonus — they're all totally free! See? You're already getting a head start on your list by saving some money.

Role Call

Stay on top of your business and personal life with this task manager [1]. Gain more time and less stress!

Japanese Essentials

If you've finally vowed to learn a new language in the New Year, there's a ton of free language learning apps — like Japanese Essentials [2] — in the iTunes Store that can help.


If your goal is to be more social in 2010, then check out Loopt [3] in the Android Market. Not only can you meet up with your pals, but find out what other Loopt users are up to in your area. Get out and meet some new peeps!

Lose It

Weight loss is always big during resolution time. Get a head start with this iPhone App [4] that helps you create a digital food and exercise diary.


Manage your money better (and save a few bucks in the process), by keeping track of your finances with this handy iPhone App [5].

My Coupons

Be a smart shopper with this sweet Android app [6] that lets your cashier scan coupons you've found on the go right from your phone.

Personal Assistant

If your resolution is to become more organized, the Personal Assistant [7] app is the way to go for you BlackBerry users. Tracking to-dos, finances, and appointments, this is your one stop shop for organization.


Not only will you save money by kicking your nasty smoking habit [8], but you'll save your lungs in the process.


Scan barcodes before you buy and find out if you're getting the best deal with the help of this Android app [9].

Healthy Recipes

Cook your way to good health by using the recipes stocked in this BlackBerry app [10].

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