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Amber MacArthur's On-Trend Apps To Kick-Start Your 2012

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Keep to your New Year's resolutions with these tips from Amber MacArthur.
Keep to your New Year's resolutions with these tips from Amber MacArthur.

We're well into January, and we have one question for you -- how are you doing with your New Year's resolutions? Are you on target? Have they fallen by the wayside?

If you need a little kick in the pants (or Little Black Dress), we have some advice for you from the very stylish and in-the-know journalist, Amber MacArthur. Better know as "Amber Mac," she's one gal who has a lot on the go, from speaking throughout the world about social media marketing to running MGImedia, a web strategy company based in Toronto, to chasing after her toddler Conner.

Her advice to getting your resolutions back on track? Reach for your nearest smartphone or tablet and do some serious mobile housekeeping. "Delete the apps you no longer use and organize the ones you love into specific content categories so they're easier to find. Also, ask friends and family what apps they use… it's a great way to get download recommendations."

Check out five of the top iPad apps for fashion. Story continues below.

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She adds, there's an app for pretty much every task imaginable. "Looking to test the ripeness of your watermelon? Try Melon Meter. Want to whip up a perfect a Windsor Knot? Give Tie Right a whirl. Are you curious about the nutritional content of your Big Mac? Use the McDonald's calorie calculator."

"As I'm sure you can imagine, my iPhone is littered with dozens of apps. Not all of them are well-used; in fact, there are probably only a dozen downloads that I access on a regular basis. For easy note-taking and making lists, I'm a big fan of Evernote. To share photos and post social updates, I'm starting to rely on the new social networking app Path. If you're looking for a fun way to get instant feedback on your fashion choices, Fashism fills that need. Post a photo of what you're wearing and within seconds your followers will tell you if your outfit is hot or not."

MacArthur says she's staying on track with her resolutions with the Goal Setting Workshop app -- it monitors your progress and reminds you of your goals throughout 2012.

Want more information on apps? Tune into APP CENTRAL, Canada's first show dedicated to app reviews and news.

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