TOP SEVEN MOBILE APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENTS

Focusing on high-end devices like Smartphones and tablet computers, several mobile applications are observed to have useful benefits especially for students of this age. These applications give our students practical experience with innovative technology.

Here are the top applications that crest among the rest:

 1. Dictionary.com: Find Meanings and Definition of Words

Dictionary.com

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

 The free Dictionary.com app delivers world-class reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com including nearly 1,000,000 words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No Internet connection is needed. The app also features audio pronunciations, similarly spelled words and Dictionary.com’s popular Word of the Day that is enjoyed by millions of people. This application is a Winner of the 2009 Best App Ever Award for Primary and Middle School Kids.

2. chegg: Rent Textbooks, Buy Textbooks, Cheap Textbook Rentals

chegg

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

Chegg or Chegg.com is an online textbook rental company in the United States, which was created in 2001 by three Iowa State University students. Students rent textbooks typically by ordering online, and return books after the semester. It was founded by entrepreneurs Osman Rashid and Aayush Phumbhra. The name Chegg is a contraction of the words chicken and egg, based on the founders’ experience after graduating from college.

3. Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

Wake up rested with an alarm clock that detects sleep patterns when placed near a bed. This app uses the iPhone’s accelerometer to analyze motion and goes off when the sleeper is in the lightest sleep phase.

4. Mental Case

Mental Case

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

Mental Case is the best study aid since chalk. It’s the premium flashcards study app for your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Use Mental Case to learn a language, brush up for a driver’s test, or study for an exam. Whenever you need to get something into your head, Mental Case is just the study aid you need.

5. EZ Read

EZ Read

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

EZ Read++ is the ultimate portable study guide! Includes everything that EZ Read has to offer plus you can view sections other than literature. Browse the resources of SparkNotes.com on your iPhone. Get detailed plot overviews, character analysis, chapter summaries, key facts and much more on many different subjects.

6. Wikipanion

Wikipanion

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

 Reference app that lets users search and browse through Wikipedia pages. Features include option to bookmark individual sections of pages, table based category browsing, and dual language searching.

7. Wi-Fi Finder

Wi-Fi Finder

Image Credit: Yahoo Images

Find free and fee based Wi-Fi hotspots by searching current location or an address. Users can share new locations.

Source: http://education.yahoo.net/articles/best_mobile_apps_for_students.htm?kid=1K72A


Comments

comments

Related Posts :

Tags: , , , , , , , ,