Whether it is improving health or managing finances better, many people will make resolutions for 2013 and there are plenty of apps to help them achieve their goals.
Rather than jumping into a rigorous fitness routine, a new app called 5K Runner suggests it might be better to ease into things slowly and focus on building sustainable habits. The iPhone app helps couch potatoes ramp up their running distance to 5 km over the course of eight weeks.
Nike Running and RunKeeper, two popular and free fitness apps, which use GPS to track distance travelled, speed and calories burned.
Both Nike Running and RunKeeper apps are available for iOS and Android devices.
Diet is another component of good health and a focus of many apps. Fooducate is an iPhone and Android app that helps shoppers make healthier purchases at the supermarket by allowing them to scan the barcodes of products and get insight into how healthy the product is.
DietBet is an app for people with a competitive streak. Available for iPhone and on the Web, it allows its users to join in a four-week weight loss challenge to lose 4 percent of weight.
To stay on top of finances, Mint is recommended. It provides a visual view of all financial accounts and is available for iOS, Android and on the Web.
My Last Cigarette app helps users quit smoking.
Path is the best way to stay close to family and close ones. it only allows up to 50 followers for each user.