Overview of the best apps for students
Can you imagine that not so long ago, students dealt with studies without smartphones, social networks and even without the Internet? Over the last 5-10 years everything has changed dramatically. With the latest gadgets and applications, the study became more like a game than a routine process. It only remains to choose the most useful mobile apps and study!
iStudiez Pro can keep a record of all your deadlines, marks and much more. All you need to do is to enter your schedule in the application. The app comes with Cloud service support and built-in iCal. Everything is nicely designed in a mobile app that will remind you all the important things, so you won’t miss anything. There is also a free version iStudiez Light, which is a bit limited but still useful.
Completely free calculator that can recognize handwriting and immediately transforms it in the “print” format. The result of the calculation will appear on the screen immediately after digitization. This program may become a useful pocket companion for anyone working in the field of exact and natural sciences.
This application includes a lot of features; the main thing is to not forget to use them for the sake of learning. In Evernote you can record lectures, group them, add photos, reminders and even geotags. In general, it can substitute a lot of thick paper notebooks, in which no one is able to parse anything, and go to Evernote. The big advantage of this app is that all the data can be synchronized to the cloud, so you can later access your files from the computer or any other device.
Final exams. By tomorrow you need to write a great essay, but you constantly distracting by the alluring sounds of incoming messages on Facebook. SelfControl can block for a specified period of time specific sites or mailboxes, adding them to the “black list”. The only drawback is if you finish the job ahead of defined time, you will not be able to reset the timer, even if restart your computer.
It is the unique application that you can install on your iPhone or iPad. This application allows you to see lots of different courses on a variety of subjects, from chemistry to the history of art. Moreover all of the courses are from leading universities and institutions around the world. It’s just a great opportunity to gather useful information from reliable sources. Definitely worth a try!
There are a lot of applications Dictaphones, but the Recordium has one unique feature that allows you to highlight important moments. This further saves the user from having to search for important moment in one-hour recordings of lectures. Also, there is the feature that allows to sync with Dropbox or other cloud services, so you can access your recordings from your laptop and send to your classmates.
If you are one of those people who disables alarm and turns on the other side to watch dreams, you will appreciate this app. Named the nastiest alarm clock in the world, Sleep If U Can gives two options to disable the alarm:
- Shake the smartphone.
- Get to the place indicated on the screen and take a photo (Watch the video below).
So, now you are familiar with the selection of the best apps for students which I hope will serve you as training materials, schedules and other vital information. Throughout the year, these programs are able to give the student the necessary basis for learning and a little more – who knows, may you will even teach your friends and relatives with knowledge gathered from these apps. However, although such programs can help students, it is worth remembering that the main contribution to their future is made by themselves.