Most Useful and Best Android Apps for Back to School
Aug 24, 2010 9:45 AM –
As preparation for the school season marches along, there are some helpful apps for Android phone owners that made our top list of Best Android Apps for Back to School. We’ve list Android apps that help with course & schedule management, document editing, online document storage and collaboration, helpful resources, ebook readers, flash card studying, financial management, leisure and more.
Class Buddy Pro (Free, $2.49) helps you manage your busy school life by managing semesters and courses, manage classes, assignments, exams, quizzes, calculate GPA, reminders and password protection.
CoursePro ($2.99) is an easy to use application for students to keep track of courses, assignments, and grades.
Documents To Go (Free, $14.99) allows you to view and edit Microsoft Word and Excel files (doc, docx, xls, xlsx) on Android devices. So no waiting to get to a computer to put the final touches on that term paper.
GDocs (Free) can view, edit and sync with your Google Documents account should you choose to store your documents online in the cloud.
Dropbox (Free) allows you to sync online document storage and access files, upload and share documents, pictures, videos, music and more across multiple computers and mobile devices.
Dictionary.com (Free) definitions content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com; plus features word of the day and audio help for pronunciations.
Aldiko Book Reader (Free, $2.99) lets you load up eBooks for reading on your Android phone!
Studydroid (Free) allows you to make your own study cards on the phone, or go to studydroid.com and make flash cards to share with the world.
Cobocards ($3.85) also allows you to create study flash cards with images, formulae & tables on CoboCards.com and sync with the app.
Parents if you have youths learning addition, subtraction, division and multiplication, MathWizard is a fun flash card math game.
Mint.com Personal Finance (Free) is great for money management and expense tracking while mobile that syncs with your Mint.com account. Plus the service sends you email reminders and suggestions on better saving and spending.
Pandora Radio (Free) music helps some focus better, or use it for leisure, either way Pandora Radio streams high quality music to your Droid while recommending similar artists and genres along the way.
Layar (Free) is an augmented reality app using the phone’s camera and GPS allowing you to navigate points of interest, including popular nightspots, restaurants and shops.
[Sources Sprint and Make It Work]