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Fresh Android Apps for Dec. 23: Trillian, Burn the Turkey

by Caitlin M. Foyt

Today's Fresh Android Apps features a widget that might help you to better juggle your demanding online social life, and another for your Android homescreen that will help you to burn off all that holiday ham. What more can you ask for on the eve of Christmas eve?

Trillian (Android) $4.99

It’s not unusual for people to have accounts with several different social networking websites and use more than a single instant messaging program. Trillian is an app that helps to make maintaining your online social life a little less chaotic. Its purpose is to put all of your conversations in a single place, instead of having to force several applications at once. The app streamlines your digital communications so that you can chat while you’re on-the-go. Users can also receive C2DM push notifications, send pictures and messages, and optionally synchronize with Trillian for Mac, Windows, and web. For those who have limited texting plans, Trillian messaging may help you to save on SMS costs.

Burn The Turkey (Android) FREE

This is a widget that may ease your guilt about putting on a little weight during the holiday season.

Burn the Turkey helps you to plot out and get moving on a workout and diet regimen just about as soon as the last cookie and cup of eggnog have been consumed. The app lets you set a goal and keep track of all the calories that you burn along the way. Burn the Turkey automatically links up with CardioTrainer, another health-categorized application, so that you can also track the details of all of your exercise activity.