Apps for Academia

Apps for Academia

Summary: Not just for students, but anyone in academia should consider these resources.


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  • Name: Inclass

    Maker: OneZeroWare

    Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

    This highly-rated organizational application allows a user to organize their schedules, take notes and color-code anything important.

    Recently made advertisement free, notes can also be taken in photo, audio or video formats -- to be saved and viewed at a later date.

    Source: App store

  • Name: iHourglass

    Maker: Headlight Software

    Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

     iHourglass is an app available in both a free and premium version, and its purpose is to act as a (beautifully presented) timer. Users can set their own intervals, and then time themselves in tasks -- perhaps for practice revision questions or as a reminder?

    To reset, simply flip your device over.

    Source: App Store

  • Name: Evernote

    Maker: Evernote

    Compatibility: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

    Available as both a free app and with additional fixed as a 'premium', paid version, Evernote is a means for a user to take notes, capture photos, create lists, as well as record reminders. If you're on the go, you can search through any of the data you have stored through the app, syncing across a number of different devices for easy access.

    Other features:

    • Create and edit text notes
    • Save, sync and share files
    • Search for text inside images
    • Organize notes by tags functions
    • Email notes and save tweets to your Evernote account
    • Share notes via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

    The premium version of the app also allows you to secure your account via a pin code, allow access to other select people, and take your notes offline to access them at any stage.

    Source: App store

Topic: Apps

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