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You know that friend who arranges everything from dinner reservations to a trip to a secret dog-friendly beach? The one who seems effortlessly organized and liquid of funds? Be that friend. Here, seven apps that will make life so damn easy (and way more fun) this year.

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5 Every Day

5 Every Day

It’s exactly what it sounds like: five new things to do every day (museums, music, public gatherings and great new restaurants, for a start). Plus, there’s map to plot them on, in case you can stop by.

Free; available on iOS and Android

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Day Hikes Around Los Angeles

Day Hikes Around Los Angeles

What type of Angeleno would we be if we didn’t hike? Learn about more than 160 hikes in a 50-mile radius for whatever type of you excursion you have time for (30 minutes? Three hours? ). Oh, and dog lovers: There’s even a way to search which ones are canine-friendly.

$3; available on iOS

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Open Sweat

Open Sweat

Boutique fitness classes can bankrupt you, but this new app gives you a choice of deep-discounted single classes searchable by location. Bonus: You might really learn to love something new (Pop Physique, Pure Barre).

Free; available on iOS

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Curbstand

Curbstand

No one wants to stand in the cold waiting for the valet. So use this app to call for your car while you’re still inside paying the check. And take care of the charge and tip all via the app.

Free; available on iOS and Android

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Our Malibu Beaches

Our Malibu Beaches

There are all kinds of secret access points to stretches of beach that are practically empty. Here’s a GPS-enabled guide to 20 miles of Instagrammable bliss.

Free; available on iOS and Android

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Mint

Mint

It’s the 800-pound gorilla of personal finance apps because it’s so easy and useful (spending, investments and credit all in one place). And starting in February, it can find and send relevant docs to TurboTax to make doing your taxes a snap.

Free; available on iOS and Android

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Gboard

Gboard

A real game changer. Now you can search Google right within your text screen, summon emojis and GIFs and use way-faster glide typing. And justlikethat, your life is changed forever.

Free; available on iOS and Android

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