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unKeeper is a personal trainer mobile app. Created by FitnessKeeper Inc, it also functions as a tracker for running, cycling, and biking. You can also use it for hiking and ski runs via your deviceís GPS. The app is suitable for those taking morning jogs as well as serious runners. Itís a nice free app for checking your lap times too.


Between is a social network app for couples. It was created by VCNC, a South Korean company. The app was boringly designed for the Asian market but its popularity has caused it to spread throughout the US and the rest of the world. In a nutshell, Between is a social network for couples. Unlike other social networking apps where everything you post is there for the world to see, Between is private. You can share photographs, messages and memories with your special someone. There is real time chatting. Plus there are a lot of emoticons, hearts and smiley faces you can use.


Foodspotting is all about finding your favorite dishes or restaurants nearby. If you want to find out what your local restaurant is serving up, this app from Foodspotting Inc can help. The information comes from users who post images of their favorite foods. This setup is different from other apps in that you get first hand info from real users and restaurant goers.

Pic Stitch

Pic Stitch is a photography app for the iPad and iPhone. Developed by Big Blue Clip LLC, it is used for combining (stitching) several images into one framed photo. The appís interface makes it very easy to learn and use. Even if you are not a pro, it is very easy to create works of art. The app can be used to make a photographic series, combining your favorite pictures and producing a before-and-after sequence. While the programís goal is simple, it has many features. Pic Stitch allows for high resolution export and can be saved into albums.


Thereís no shortage of places to eat, but how do you know which ones are good? Well you can try Urbanspoon, a free app (Android / iPhone) that allows you to search for the best restaurants around you. There are several ways to filter your searches. Once you register for free, you can look for eating places that have entered the Village Voice's "Best of" lists. You can also look for restaurants with a James Beard Foundation award, or those that made it into the dining blog Eaterís ďessentialĒ restaurants. This new option is great if you want to find out the places the food critics are raving about.

Notational Velocity

Notational Velocity is a note taking app. There are plenty of these for the Mac, but this note taker has got a lot of positive features. Aside from is syncing capability, Notational Velocity is also very simple to use. Created by Zachary Schneirov, it is one of the most popular open source programs for the Mac OS.

Do Not Track Plus for Firefox

Do Not Track Plus (DNT+) is a browser add-on. The fact is that social networks and ad companies monitor what you are doing on the Internet; where you go, for how long and how often. With DNT+, you are protected and can browse in private. Created by Abine the Online Privacy Company, DNT+ blocks any tracking software or method used without affecting websites or the way you surf. The utility was originally designed for Firefox, but it now supports Google Chrome, IE and Safari. An Opera version is now being developed.

WorldMate Mobile App

Traveling is fun, but planning and organizing can be a hassle. WorldMate app is designed to make things easier for you. Developed by WorldMate Inc, it is available for the iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The app is pleasing to the eye, especially with iOSí Retina Display. The application stores trip details locally, so you can view the files even with no Internet connection. In addition, there are other features that stand out, including the ability to provide flight alerts in real time.