Smartphone Apps For Students

Smartphone Apps For Students

Posted on September 22, 2016 by

Group of students all using tablets and smartphones

It is that time of year again when students will be heading off to their chosen place of study. With most people now using smart phones or tablets, we’ve found a selection of apps that can help with most aspects of student life.

Organisation and Planning

Step out of bedStep Out of Bed! – An alarm that you can only switch off by getting out of bed and going to a set location to take a photo e.g. the bathroom.

Find it at the Apple App Store

 

Alarmy appAlarmy – An alarm you can’t turn off until you have completed set tasks, like shaking your phone or photographing your toilet!

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

MoovitMoovit – Shows you the fastest way to travel by public transport, gives you live updates and timetables.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

TrelloTrello – Organise all your projects and work. Share with others so they can add to the boards and communicate with you. Assign tasks to yourself or coworkers.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

SplashtopSplashtop – Take control of your PC or Mac from your phone or tablet. You have the choice of mirroring your desktop or just using it as a remote. A good way to access your files whilst at uni if you don’t have the computer with you.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

ATM HunterATM Hunter – Find the nearest ATM with this handy app.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

SplittableSplittable – This app makes splitting bills with your housemates easy. You can track your expenses and see who has paid what.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

Security

DashlaneDashlane – Keep your passwords and credit card details safe with this app. It uses strong encryption to log into synced websites and saves you from having to remember all those passwords.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

Mobile-PocketMobile-Pocket – An app that stores all your loyalty cards to save you having to carry them around with you all the time.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

Studying

EvernoteEvernote – Capture and sync your thoughts, ideas and to do lists across all your devices. You can even record voice memos and convert handwritten notes into searchable text. This will help you keep everything in one useful place.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

StudyBlueStudyBlue – Make and share revision flashcards.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

RefMERefME – An easy way to reference books. Just scan the barcode or enter the URL of a web page article and a citation is generated for you. This is a cloud based app so you can access your references across different devices.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

Self Control For StudySelf Control for Study – Block other apps for a set amount of time so you won’t be tempted to look whilst studying.

Find it at the Android App Store

 

Self Control to FocusSelf Control to Focus –  Block other apps for a set amount of time so you won’t be tempted to look whilst studying.

Find it at the Apple App Store

 

Lectures

SoundNoteSoundNote – This app works as a notepad and audio recorder so you can take notes in a visual and audio form.

Find it at the Apple App Store

 

Genius ScanGenius Scan – A scanner in your pocket. Scan documents and export them as PDF’s or JPEGs.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

CamScannerCamscanner – A scanner in your pocket. Scan documents and export them as PDF’s or text files.

Find it at the Apple App Store, Android App Store and Windows App Store

 

Lecture CaptureLecture Capture – Record lectures and make notes at the same time.

Find it at the Apple App Store

 

LectureRecordingsLectureRecordings – Record lectures and make notes at the same time.

Find it at the Android App Store

Social

Drunk ModeDrunk Mode – Block certain people from your phone for 12 hours and prove you are sober enough to contact them by answering a maths question. This will stop you from drunk calling or texting an ex.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

Drunk Mode KeyboardDrunk Mode Keyboard – Stops you from typing and sending unwanted messages by mistake.

Find it at the Apple App Store

 

SobrrSobrr – A self destruct mode that deletes any pictures and comments you post 24 hours after you have shared them with the world.

Find it at the Apple App Store and Android App Store

 

Are there any apps that you recommend? If so, tell us about them below.

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