Top 10 iPad apps to make your students life easier

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  • 1.Ten apps to make an iPad more of a useful study tool and less of a distraction

2. 2 Contact details: hasties@regents.ac.uk Links to apps: http://tinyurl.com/susanhastie Also check the library section on Blackboard 3. 3 10. Pocket Allows you to save articles to read later and offline Audio option available Articles can be shared between users Videos and images can also be saved Multi-platform 4. 4 5. 5 Alternatives ? Evernote Flipboard Springpad 6. 6 9. Swiftkey Notetaking app Smart keyboard learns what you type and when youre likely to type it Can also define words as you go Compatible with Evernote including tags 7. 7 8. 8 Alternatives ? Simplenote inClass 9. 9 8. Dropbox Cloud storage for multiple file types Files can be uploaded and downloaded from multiple devices Files and folders can be shared with other users, without them being able to access your whole account. 10. 10 11. 11 Alternatives ? Google Drive Wuala 12. 12 7. Pearltrees Web based bookmarking application Allows links to be grouped rather than listed Links can also be searched and shared between users 13. 13 14. 14 Alternatives Delicious Diigo Scoop.it 15. 15 6. Trello To-do list Works well for groups Tracks progress of projects through cards Time limits can be added as well as comments 16. 16 17. 17 Alternatives Wunderlist Kona 18. 18 5. Prezi Non-linear presentation software Hosted online, can be presented anywhere Touchscreen friendly Images and video can be added 19. 19 20. 20 Alternatives Haiku Deck Flowboard 21. 21 4. Study Blue Create individualised flash cards and quizzes Share them with other students at your institution Record your scores and see how youre improving 22. 22 23. 23 Alternatives ? Evernote Peek Brainscape 24. 24 3. 30/30 Timer for tasks Can be set for ongoing tasks or one-offs Simple icons represent tasks Gesture controlled, so its easy to manage tasks. 25. 25 26. 26 Alternatives ? Pomodoro Keeper Free irunurun 27. 27 2. QuickOffice Allows you to work on Microsoft Office documents Files remain compatible Covers Word, PowerPoint and Excel Works well with Dropbox 28. 28 29. 29 Alternatives ? Google Docs CloudOn 30. 30 1. Unstuck Motivational tool Explores problems and offers ideas Both work and personal options Also deals with group issues 31. 31 32. 32 Alternatives ? Lift Choicemap 33. 33