Apps & Online Resources for College Students

Adobe Reader

View and interact with PDF files, including annotating, form filling and signing.

Anki

App and computer program using friendly, intelligent flashcards with 6,000+ existing decks to learn.

AudioNote

Synchronized note-taking and audio recording with ability to share files.

Blackboard Mobile

App version of Blackboard.

Corkulous Pro

New way to collect, organize and share your ideas. 

d2u Dictation and Transcription

Create and edit a digital recording then transcribe to a digital file (for iPhone and Blackberry devices).

Daisy Apps

Apps for eBooks in DAISY format (and sometimes other file types).

Dictionary.com App

Dictionary and thesaurus with voice-activated search.

Dragon Apps

Apps using the Dragon Naturally Speaking software, including searching, texting and accessing other apps on your mobile device.

Evernote

Turns mobile device into a note taker and an extension of your brain.

EzPDF Reader

Has embedded multimedia file capability features, supports annotations and PDF form filling. 

FlashCardlet

Mobile Flash cards

Flip Writer

Lets you type a message on your keyboard and the message is viewed on two displays, one facing you and a second outfacing display for your communication partner.

Google Translate

Translate languages from around the world with voice-input, text-to-speech and dictionary options.

iStudiezPro

Arrange assignments, track tasks and deadlines, plan homework, etc.

Khan Academy

Covers a mass number of topics including math,  biology, chemistry, physics, and humanities.

Kno

All-in-one textbook app with over 70 features to study smarter.

myHomework

Keep track of homework, projects, schedules and sync to all devices.

Noteability

Integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording and organizing to take notes your way then sync with Dropbox or Google Drive Sync.

OpenDyslexic

On-the-go access to eBooks and audiobooks from your public, school or college library.

PearNote 

Note-taking app that links aufio recording to what you type

Read&Write 

Has features like speak as I type and reads texts aloud. 

SimpleMind

Mind mapping tool that turns your phone or computer into a brainstorming, idea collection and thought structuring device.

Skitch

Uses annotation, shapes and sketches to communicate visually with others.

STUDYBLUE

Mobile and online flashcards.

TED

Hundreds of talks from worldwide innovators.

TextGrabber + Translator

Accurate text recognition from printed sources or images that allows the user to edit, search and share the information.