Have a smartphone? Make sure you download these applications to make life easy:
Bored of putting everything down in words? Download Google googles, it lets you use pictures taken with your mobile phone to search the web.
Tired of looking for parking and missing a spot? Download Parking in Motion, a new, free iphone app that helps you find nearby parking lots and compare rates.
Scared of getting lost in translation? download Wordlens, which visually translates foreign phrases, to Voxox, a free online chat program which translates both ends of a bilingual conversation.