September 1, 2011

Vic Mahfood

48 iPad Apps That College Students Love (-Tech Reads)

Please enjoy the following guest article on iPad apps from OnlineColleges.Net

While the laptop remains the tech tool of choice for most college students, many are embracing portable and innovative tablets like the iPad. Since its release in 2010, the iPad has taken the tech market by storm and become a popular, educational and fun tool for both teachers and students alike. It is increasingly infiltrating college education, with some schools even offering free iPads for enrollees.

Whether you’re a college student looking for new apps to stock your iPad or someone just curious what kind of appropriate resources are out there, start your search with these 48 great apps. Among them, students will find help with everything from keeping homework organized to finding the perfect first date spot — and just about everything in between.

Essential Tools

These apps will help turn your iPad into the ultimate productivity tool, whether you’re making a home movie, sketching out plans for a project or writing a term paper.

1. -
Whether you need to look up the definition of a particularly troublesome word, find a suitable synonym or just play around with the English language, this application can help.

2. - Pages
Apple’s word processing solution for the iPhone and iPad, this application will let you write papers, create newsletters and much more.

3. - Numbers
Making spreadsheets was never fun…until you could do it on the iPad! With the help of this application, students can organize any kind of data, create graphs and even set up a budget.

4. - Things
Have a lot to do this semester? Keep track of it all with this simple and intuitive task manager.

5. - Dragon Dictation
If you don’t want to invest in a separate keyboard, this application — which takes dictation when you speak into the iPad — can make putting together a lengthy email or paper a whole lot easier.

6. - Kindle
Whether you’re getting textbooks or books just for fun, you can use this Amazon application to turn your iPad into the perfect reading device.

7. - iMovie
Edit movies and create the perfect presentation or project for your class right on your iPad.

8. - SketchBook Pro
Students who love to draw will appreciate the numerous features here, allowing users to do everything from edit a photograph to create detailed and original handmade artwork.

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