What New Year's Resolutions are you making? Losing weight, promising to be nicer, cutting the cord of the TV, reading more books?
Try this one on for size: buying nothing new for a year. A group of 10 San Franciscans tried it, and some liked it so well that they've signed up for another year. One of MIPTC's favorite AP writers, Lisa Leff covered the phenomenon in this article. It's an interesting take on materialism.
Just wouldn't be prudent for this gadget hound.