Tech Minute: Maintain those new year's resolutions Video
Tech Minute: Maintain those new year's resolutions Video Transcript
-Getting into shape is the most common New Year's resolution but the hardest one to keep. These days there are so many gadgets out there to monitor your steps, minutes of activity, heart rate, calories in, calories out. But one of my favorite free apps is I Map My Run for it's pure simplicity. Keep track of the routes you walk or jog and steps like elevation and pace. If you've resolve to stay better organized in the New Year, then downloading the free app Evernote is a must. The Apple sync all of your scattered thoughts, notes and ideas on every device and keep them organize and easy to follow searchable list. And finally, if you're trying to kick the nicotine habit, download the free app Quitter before you can light up your next cigarette. Quitter tracks how long you've got without smoking and motivates you by showing how much money you've saved. Hey, those multiple packs a day really add up. Happy New Year and good luck with those resolutions. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, cnet.com for CBS News.
Let's face it: New Year's resolutions are tough to keep. What may be more realistic is the goal of maintaining good habits like flossing, staying on top of household chores, or taking your daily multivitamin. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some handy apps to keep track of your habits.
Kids grow up so fast these days, making it difficult to remember all of those milestone moments. Now, there's a high-tech way of capturing those funny faces and silly sayings through an app on your smartphone. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the new app called Posterity.
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One of the oldest American rituals, paying taxes, is getting a modern update. This year, you can prepare, file and monitor your tax return all from your smartphone. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best mobile apps available for download.
In the next few weeks, all Facebook users will have to start using the social network's new Timeline feature that was announced last year. For those who haven't already adopted it, here are some tips and tricks for getting the most out of this new feature. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.
Keeping up with all of your social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and LinkedIn can be a full-time job. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two free services that can help you streamline your online social activity and help you maintain control over all of your various accounts.
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Every holiday season, it's fun to give and get high-tech gifts. And the product manufacturers are no dummies. They release the hottest gadgets in the final few months of the year, making it so easy to build a wish list of the latest and greatest gear on the market. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on three items on her list.
The ever-popular NCAA March Madness tournament has begun. But if like a lot of us you can't make your way in front of a television for every matchup, don't worry. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on a couple of mobile apps to keep you and your bracket up to speed.