10 Apps That Every Student Should Use

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Every student worth his technological salt should be downloading these fabulous apps today. With the market now flooded with all these innovations we decided to make life a little easier for you. Clue into these awesome applications which make study, assimilation, and implementation a whole lot easier! 

1. Khan Academy

Khan Academy is not-for-profit organisation that has a goal of providing free education. With over 4,000 educational videos on various subjects, this app helps you understand concepts and ace your exams. You can browse through their video library or participate in various interactive challenges like practising Math. It also assesses your work and gives feedback. You can keep track of your work, and earn badges and points for the progress you make.  This social do-gooder app is compatible with iOS 6.0 and Android.

2. TED

This app features inspiring and interesting conferences from around the world. It has over a thousand videos that share the knowledge of the world’s best thinkers. You can educate yourself on crucial matters of current affairs or listen to fascinating discussions on subjects ranging from music to math. This app is supported in iOS 6.1 and Android.

3. Vocabla

If you want to build your vocabulary in English, here is help.  This app can translate, collect and memorise words, phrases and idioms. It is a free and an easy-to-use app. It is compatible with iOS 7.0 and Android.


4. Wolfram Alpha

 This is a knowledge engine which answers your queries with facts.  It has organized data on every topic you can think of. It can solve complex math problems with a step-by-step guide or tell you nutritional value of what you are about to eat. This app costs $2.99 and it is supported in iOS 6.0, Android and Windows.

5. Evernote

This free app is an advanced notepad. You can write short notes to lengthy research articles in it. You can also organize your tasks and set reminders in your to-do lists. It synchronises all your data and let you access them even without the Internet. You will never have to worry about losing your notes again. You can access this app from any device, making it easier to save and share important files. This app also lets you share music, videos and photos. You can even open a Microsoft Word or PowerPoint file on your iPhone, Android mobile or tablet.

6. Sleep Cycle

Do you have trouble waking up in the morning? This app calculates your sleep time based on scientific study of sleep cycles and suggests the right time to go to sleep. This helps you to wake up feeling refreshed and well-rested. It is supported in both android and iOS 6.0. There are various paid and free versions available of this app.

7. Studious

If you keep forgetting when your assignments are due or when Professor X’s lecture is to happen, Studious is the app to choose. It works as a study planner and helps you organise your study schedule. The app can automatically put your phone on silent profile during classes. You can also set reminders and save notes. It is available for free only on Android.

8. Dunno

This app not only lets you take quick notes but also does research for you. Based on your notes, the app will bring up related web pages including Youtube links and tweets. Dunno is available on iPad and iPhones.


9.  Words with Friends

This free game lets you challenge your friends and improve your English vocabulary. It is easy to navigate, free and compatible with iOS and Android. It also features a dictionary and a Word of the Day. You can even chat with your friends in between games.

10. Quizup

From academic subjects to your favourite TV shows, this app has more than 400 topics to choose from, and test your knowledge.  You can play with your friends or challenge strangers on answering quizzes on various topics in less than 20 seconds. The more you win, the more achievements get unlocked. This app is supported in iOS 5.0, Android and Windows.