While many devices and networks suggest we're living in the future, other traditions remain firmly rooted in the past.
Case in point: the signature, which doesn't look to be going away anytime soon.
However signing your life away can be made easier with EchoSign.
The digital dotted line
EchoSign is an app by Adobe that allows users to electronically sign documents, without the hassle of printing and scanning reams of documents.
You can either draw your signature, or let EchoSign create a new one for you from its stable of handwriting fonts.
Once you've set up your digital John Hancock, EchoSign allows you to sign multiple documents and forms without risking RSI of the wrist.
The app also lets you send documents for additional signatures, and tracks responses in real time.
The free version of EchoSign includes support for Word, Excel, and PDF files, plus a performance dashboard.
For those with more robust needs, EchoSign Pro comes with mobile sign in, supported by iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Under this plan you also get PDF encryption and reminders.
For a more streamlined and eco-friendly way to sign in the new year, check out EchoSign at itunes.apple.com.