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Apps of the week: Jan. 25

Jamie Oliver app

ITUNES Jamie Oliver shares his favourite recipes in an app for iPhone, shown, and Android.

With the new year under way, it’s obvious that consumers are working on their resolutions. Healthy recipes, meal planners and run trackers are just a few of the healthy-lifestyle apps making a move this week.


Jamie’s Recipes (Free) — Jamie Oliver shares his favourite healthy and delicious recipes. (Mobilewalla Score: 98/100)

Bodyweight Training: You Are Your Own Gym ($ 2.99) — Learn hundreds of exercises and get fit using only your own body — no extra fitness gadgets required. (Score: 94/100)

MealBoard — Meal and Grocery Planner ($ 2.99) — Start off the new year with a shopping and meal-planning assistant in your pocket. (Score: 87/100)

HealthyOut — Free Restaurant Nutrition Guide (Free) — Find the nutritional value of the meals at your favourite restaurants. (Score: 69/100)

Tinder (Free) — Technology is making it easier to meet new friends. This location-based social network finds people nearby who you might like and introduces you. (Score: 69/100)


Recipe Search (Free) — Search thousands of easy-to-prepare recipes, such as Orange Ginger Chops or Homestyle Lasagna. (Mobilewalla Score: 97/100)

My Tracks (Free) — Whether you are running, walking, cycling or driving, you can now record your routes, along with the time spent travelling them. (Score: 93/100)

Tracks (Free)* — Create your own group photo-sharing stream. Add separate photo tracks to share photos by event. (Score: 90/100)

Accupedo—Pro Pedometer ($ 3.99)* — A simple way to lose weight is to set, and track, a daily step goal. This app turns your smartphone into a working pedometer. (Score: 85/100)

MoviesBook ($ 1.49) — Organize your large movie collection with ease. (Score: 83/100)

Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.

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