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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. Curated by the Lone Star College - University Park library.
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[Free] RefME, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/refme/id553222694?mt=8 - Create, manage, and edit references for 35 source types and over 6,000 citation styles.

RefME on the App Store on iTunes

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[Free] myLoneStar access, now in app form!

myLoneStar on the App Store on iTunes

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[Free] MemoZy, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/memozy/id541447969?mt=8 - Visually group and arrange to-do items.

DesignPlusD Inc. | Design your thoughts

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[Free] Google Play Books, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-play-books/id400989007?mt=8 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.

Google Play Books

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[Free] iBabylon, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibabylon/id353952483?mt=8- You can translate words, paragraphs, and entire documents, while also receiving dictionary and Wikipedia results. Also has text-to-speech feature and grammar checking.

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[Free] Study Blue, https://itunes.apple.com/app/studyblue/id323887414 - Find, Make and Study flashcards on your phone or tablet.

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[Free] OverDrive Media Console, https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/overdrive-media-console-library/id366869252?mt=8 Check out ebooks from your public library and download them straight to your device.

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[Free] Find My iPhone at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/find-my-iphone/id376101648?mt=8 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.

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[Free] QR Code Reader and Scanner at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/qr-code-reader-and-scanner/id388175979?mt=8 Scans both QR codes and barcodes for quick information retrieval and webpage access.

QR Code Reader and Scanner on the App Store

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[Free] Free Graphing Calculator at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-graphing-calculator/id378009553?mt=8 Scientific calculator, graphing abilities, unit conversion, pre-programmed constants, and formula library.

Free Graphing Calculator

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[Free] Quick Graph: Your Scientific Graphing Calculator at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quick-graph-your-scientific/id292412367 2D and 3D equation plotting, ability to copy and save equations and graph images.

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[Free] Mint.com Personal Finance at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mint.com-personal-finance/id300238550 Track your income and expenses.

Mint Personal Finance

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[Free] Evernote at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/evernote/id281796108 Organize notes, screenshots, articles found online-- everything!-- and get access to it from anywhere.

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[Free] EBSCOhost at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ebscohost/id433269587?mt=8 Scholarly research on the go! For instructions on how to get yourself authorized in the app, see: http://www.lonestar.edu/library/15366.htm#Apps

EBSCOhost on the App Store on iTunes

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[Free] Wikipedia Mobile at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wikipedia-mobile/id324715238?mt=8 For all your quick article look-ups!

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[Free] Bluefire Reader at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bluefire-reader/id394275498?mt=8 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.)

Bluefire Reader

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[Free] CamScanner at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camscanner-free/id388627783?mt=8 Take a photo of a document and turn it into a PDF. Features include auto-cropping, notes & annotations, and text recognition for easy searching.

CamScanner Free| PDF Document Scanner and OCR

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[Free] 30/30 at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/30-30/id505863977?mt=8 Time management app lets you schedule & time tasks.

30/30 on the App Store

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[Free] EasyBib at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easybib/id436768184?mt=8 Create accurate citations in MLA, APA, or Chicago styles by scanning an item's ISBN or searching for the title.

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[Free] STUDYBLUE at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/studyblue/id323887414 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.

STUDYBLUE on the App Store on iTunes

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[$] Snap2PDF at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/snap2pdf-scan-documents-share/id472940721?mt=8 Use your phone's camera to digitize paper documents as PDFs with multiple pages per file. A [Free] alternative is CamScanner.

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[Free] Dropbox at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dropbox/id327630330?mt=8 Create a free account and start saving files to the cloud to access anywhere.

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[$] 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.

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[$] SafeTrek at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/safetrek/id716262008?mt=8 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.

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