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10 USEFUL iPhone, iPad apps for students

Last updated on: November 1, 2011 18:24 IST

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School students spend years cramming for classes, preparing for debates, and pouring over cases. Sounds like a headache! Here are 10 insanely useful apps to make life easier and more efficient for students.

1. Dictionary.Com App

Students are constantly trying to remember terms and definitions. When you need a quick definition, the Dictionary.com App can come in handy. The app works much like the online version of the website. Simply type out the word or phrase and you will get the definition at your fingertips.

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2. Pages

Pages is a word processing solution for iPad and iPhone that allows users to write projects, reports, or presentations. Are you working a presentation for your class? Want to get a leg up while you're on the go? Pages will allow you to edit the document or add new content through the onboard keyboard on your device.

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3. Things

Things is an iPhone and iPad calendar solution that allows students to plan out their entire semester on the device. Have projects due at the end of the month? Plan out the semester so you are never behind on your work. Things will also allow you to set an alert so you are reminded when the projects are due.

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4. Numbers

Numbers is a great apps for creating spreadsheets while on the go. Do you need to organise statistics for a class  presentation? Numbers lets you create spreadsheets and graphs with just a few clicks on the interface.

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5. Dragon Dictation

Dragon has been the authority for dictation on Windows and OSX computers for over 10 years. Dragon Dictation has now expanded their software for the iPhone and iPad. This will definitely come in handy for students. Simply talk into the microphone on your device and the app will write your speech into text.

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6. Kindle App

The cost of books for law students can go through the roof. Having the hassle of carrying all of your books to a class can lighten your load. The Kindle app allows you download all of your textbooks in e-book format from the Amazon store.

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7. Rate My Professor

Rate My Professor is a website that is favoured by students looking for a professor that won't make their semester any more complicated than it has to be. Rate My Professor has released their own app so students can look up their professors before they register for classes.

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8. Flash My Brain

There is a reason that learning from flash cards has stayed so popular over the years. Flash My Brain has released an app that takes the method into the digital age. Simply write out a question or term and then give the answer.

Touch the screen to reveal the answer. With all of the terms that law students need to memorise, this app will definitely come in handy.

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9. Dropbox

Dropbox is an innovative app that provides cloud storage to users. Law students are constantly writing papers that need to be backed up.

With Dropbox, users can store their papers or research on a cloud server to ensure that they have the most up to date copy of their data. They can then transfer the data to different computers or devices from the server.

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10. Notes Plus

With all of the classes that students have to take, keeping notes organised can become a somewhat difficult task. Notes Plus allows users to easily take notes and keep them organised through an app on their device.

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