Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions: Apps and Gadgets to Stay On Track

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A new year is a great opportunity to cut down on clutter, be it physical or digital. Streamline your e-mail inbox, lists, notes, and more with software and gadgets that practically do the work for you.

Free (60MB per month), $5 per month (1GB per month); 

If you’re a fanatical list maker (and even if you’re not), Evernote can simplify your life by consolidating your notes, ideas, and reminders. With the free program, all your digital notes are synced across your devices so you’ll always have the info you need. Plus, you can save web pages and snap photos to remember for later.

Xobni Smartr Inbox

E-mail inboxes are a notorious source of clutter, but Xobni’s Smartr Inbox sidebar transforms your Gmail account into a super-efficient communications hub. In addition to automatically creating contact info for everyone you’ve ever mailed, called, or messaged, the service provides an in-depth history of your communication with each contact (such as when you last spoke) and pulls in their updates across Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Smartr Inbox is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

Livescribe Echo Smartpen
$149 (4GB), $199 (8GB);
Read our LiveScribe SmartPen Review 

Whether you’re a notebook-ridden student or a business type with way too many memos, Livescribe’s Echo Smartpen can help you out by digitizing your notes. Available in 4GB and 8GB models, the pen records all your scribbles (and even your audio) and syncs it to the Livescribe Connect desktop software for easy sharing via Evernote, Facebook, Google Docs, e-mail, and more.

Tech to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

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  1. David Says:

    Implying anyone has EVER kept a New Year’s Resolution ;>

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