Tech Tuesday: Back to School Apps

Tech Tuesday: Back to School Apps

Tech Tuesday: Back to School Apps

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by SHANNON POWELL HART

WFAA

Posted on August 13, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 13 at 4:27 PM

The start of another school year is just days away and that has a lot of parents and students shopping for supplies, clothes, backpacks and tech gadgets. Yep, tech shopping is now a part of heading back-to-school.

 

For those who want to get organized, iHomework app for you. In the iHomework app, you can keep up with your courses, homework, grades, teachers, etc. On the iPad, iPhone or iTouch, it’s easy to add information and even save search information. 

At $1.99, there is a cost attached to the app.

 

Not to leave Android users out of the mix, Homework app is free. It will ask if you are a teacher or student when you sign up. Once that information is put into the system, users have access to timetables, linking with school websites, and a host of other menu items to help stay organized.

 

When it comes to finding books online, the app KNO Textbooks comes into play. The app is free and will lighten backpacks because there are more than 200, 000 books available at reasonable prices.

There is more with access to flashcards, journals, and a search engine to find more information. Users can also share notes with classmates. Know Textbooks is available in iTunes and on Android products.

 

Dropbox is an oldie but goodie for back to school. It’s a Cloud storage app that’s popular for photo storage. Dropbox stores not only pictures, but documents as well. Write that first paper and then save it in Dropbox. This way it is stored in the Cloud and you can pull up the document anywhere or anytime you want to work on it.

 

This is a free appin iTunes store and on Android phones.

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