Apps students should have

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This nifty app uses your phone’s camera to scan a book’s barcode and create a citation formatted in Harvard or whatever format your school uses.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android
Duolingo will help you learn another language.
Duolingo
This app is nothing like a boring French class. It gamifies language learning. Use it to brush up on your Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, or English.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android
Tinycards is a handy flashcard app that helps you memorize things quickly.
Duolingo
The makers of Duolingo have another flashcard app called Tinycards.
Like Duolingo, it learns from you as you progress through a deck and shuffles information around to help you memorize efficiently. It comes with hundreds of pre-made subject decks to study with too.
Price: Free
Available: iOS
iTunes U is a great resource for free lectures and coursework from many of the top schools.
App Store
Apple bills iTunes U as a digital homework system for classrooms, but it’s a great app to have even if you’re teachers don’t use it to distribute their lectures and homework.
That’s because it gives you free access to courses from some of the best schools in the world, like Statistics 101 from Harvard or Stanford’s course on how to code iOS apps.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS
Venmo makes it quick and easy to pay your friends back without cash.
App Store
If you’re a student and not already using Venmo, chances are you’ve at least heard about the app.
By logging into your bank account, Venmo allows you to quickly send anyone money without cash. People love adding fun emojis to transactions and watching what other people are paying each other for in the app’s social feed.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android
Wolfram Alpha is like a turbo charged Google search engine.
App Store
Need help with trigonometry? Wondering what the unemployment rate is in a given city? Wolfram Alpha has you covered.
The search engine’s free app is an invaluable resource for all kinds of queries. Give it a try.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android
Google Inbox turns your email inbox into a helpful to-do list.
Google
Google’s experimental Inbox app for Gmail turns your emails into a todo list that’s intelligently sorted by category. It seamlessly integrates with Google’s other services, like Google Calendar and Google Drive, to help you be more productive.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android
Find restaurants and other new places to go with Foursquare.
Foursquare
Foursquare is great at suggesting restaurants, bars, cafes, and other places on your tastes. If you’re looking for a place to do homework off campus, you can search for “coffee shops with free WiFi.”
Its vast collection user-created tips will ensure that you know the best thing to order too.
Price: Free
Available on: iOS , Android