This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Maintain those new year's resolutions
About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Maintain those new year's resolutions

1:01 /

Making a new year's resolution is one thing. Keeping it is another. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some easy smartphone apps that can keep your resolutions in check.

-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.

New releases

This umbrella shoots air to keep...
5:41 October 17, 2014
This week on Crave, we get a look at the Air Umbrella, which takes a highly unusual approach to keeping you...
Play video
Apple's iPad Air 2 and iMac 5K...
5:02 October 17, 2014
Apple makes solid upgrades across their product line at their iPad and Mac event, but it's pretty clear they...
Play video
Pricey Sylvania LED not the brightest...
1:37 October 17, 2014
Look further than this expensive bulb if you want a high-lumen LED.
Play video
The 404 Show 1,567: Teens deal...
45:07 October 17, 2014
It's a super clean show today! We'll talk about the real life social implications of "FOMO," interesting data...
Play video
Apple SIM could mean big changes...
2:55 October 17, 2014
Apple's new iPads make it easy to switch carriers, Will.i.am debuts his version of a smartwatch, and CBS joins...
Play video
Best selfie phones
2:54 October 17, 2014
For the unabashedly narcissistic, five phone for selfie pros.
Play video
The LG G3 S is a low-end phone...
2:40 October 17, 2014
Check out our video review of the LG G3 S, a 5-inch Android phone with low-end specs, but the same design...
Play video
Samsung offers extra help, silent...
1:54 October 17, 2014
A new version of its existing 11.6-inch Chrome OS laptop comes with direct access to support, sturdier construction...
Play video