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Back-to-School Apps Students Need to Download for Tablets

In a world where tablets are being included in back-to-school shopping lists, being prepared for school has never been easier. Cut down on school supplies by downloading these free apps to your tablet.

  1. Flashcard Maker Pro

    Say goodbye to the hours spent turning index cards into flashcards. Flashcard Maker Pro lets you create digital flash cards at the touch of a button and even keeps up with your score, letting you review your accuracy when you’ve gone through all the cards. You’ll never have to buy another index card again.

  2. MyHomework

    Throw away your student planner and download MyHomework instead. It’s the perfect app for every age, whether you’re in middle school, high school, or college. MyHomework sends you reminders about upcoming assignments and tests so you’ll never miss a beat.

  3. iAnnotate PDF

    Save hundreds of trees by downloading this app. With iAnnotate PDF, you can annotate anything and everything on your tablet. You can even sign and send out contracts, make notes, and copy edit. This amazing app makes it easier than ever to work from anywhere.

  4. MyScript Calculator

    Save your money and skip shopping for a fancy calculator. MyScript Calculator does it all: basic arithmetic, logarithms, and trigonometry. Its handwriting recognition technology sets it apart from everything else; simply write out your math problem, and MyScript Calculator will solve it for you.

  5. Wikipedia for Tablet

    While visiting Wikipedia’s website is still an option, Wikipedia for Tablet makes researching that much easier and quicker for students. The content navigation bar is always available on the left side of the screen, which makes navigation easier and sets the app apart from the website.

Last Updated: August 26, 2015