Must-Have Apps: iPhone/iPad
Apps to get you through the school year. [Free] or [$] indicate whether there's a cost to download them or not.
Teachers and students stay connected 24/7 to their learning management system. An ideal tool for organization in today’s education environment.
[Free] Google Play Books, itunes.apple.com/... In addition to all the normal ebooks, you can rent textbooks for up to 180 days and access them through Google Play apps across devices.
[Free] iBabylon, itunes.apple.com/... You can translate words, paragraphs, and entire documents, while also receiving dictionary and Wikipedia results. Also has text-to-speech feature and grammar checking.
[Free] Study Blue, itunes.apple.com/... - Find, Make and Study flashcards on your phone or tablet.
[Free] OverDrive Media Console, itunes.apple.com/... Check out ebooks from your public library and download them straight to your device.
[Free] Find My iPhone at itunes.apple.com/... See where your devices are, remotely make them play a sound to help you find them, or remotely lock or wipe your lost or stolen device.
[Free] QR Code Reader and Scanner at itunes.apple.com/... Scans both QR codes and barcodes for quick information retrieval and webpage access.
[Free] Free Graphing Calculator at itunes.apple.com/... Scientific calculator, graphing abilities, unit conversion, pre-programmed constants, and formula library.
[Free] Quick Graph: Your Scientific Graphing Calculator at itunes.apple.com/... 2D and 3D equation plotting, ability to copy and save equations and graph images.
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[Free] Evernote at itunes.apple.com/... Organize notes, screenshots, articles found online-- everything!-- and get access to it from anywhere.
[Free] Wikipedia Mobile at itunes.apple.com/... For all your quick article look-ups!
[Free] Bluefire Reader at itunes.apple.com/... Use this app to read ebooks you've checked out from the EBSCO ebook collection. (You'll also need a free Adobe account and Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.)
[Free] CamScanner at itunes.apple.com/... Take a photo of a document and turn it into a PDF. Features include auto-cropping, notes & annotations, and text recognition for easy searching.
[Free] 30/30 at itunes.apple.com/... Time management app lets you schedule & time tasks.
[Free] EasyBib at itunes.apple.com/... Create accurate citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago styles by scanning an item's ISBN or searching for the title.
[Free] STUDYBLUE at itunes.apple.com/... Download or create flashcards to review before exams, including audio, images, and equations. Supports flashcard-sharing and question-asking with your classmates who also use the app.
[$] Snap2PDF at itunes.apple.com/... Use your phone's camera to digitize paper documents as PDFs with multiple pages per file. A [Free] alternative is CamScanner.
[Free] Dropbox at itunes.apple.com/... Create a free account and start saving files to the cloud to access anywhere.
[$] iStudiez Pro at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/istudiez-pro/id310636441?mt=8 Add in your class schedule, assignments and due dates, set a homework study schedule and even keep a contacts list of professors or your social network. Enter your grades as you receive them to stay on top of your course grade and GPA.
[$] iStudiez Pro at itunes.apple.com/... Add in your class schedule, assignments and due dates, set a homework study schedule and even keep a contacts list of professors or your social network. Enter your grades as you receive them to stay on top of your course grade and GPA.
App: Bridging the gap between doing nothing and calling 911 in an unsafe situation: By holding down the SafeTrek button, a user is able to passively connect to police. If nothing unexpected happens, a user simply inputs their unique 4-digit pin to cancel an alert from being sent (to police). If a situation takes a turn for the worse, a user simply releases the safe button without typing in their pin number and is connected to police.
[$] SafeTrek at itunes.apple.com/... By holding down the SafeTrek safe button, a user is able to passively connect to police. If nothing unexpected happens, a user simply inputs their unique 4-digit pin to cancel an alert from being sent (to police). If a situation takes a turn for the worse, a user simply releases the safe button without typing in their pin number and is connected to police.