Let’s face it, you’re pretty much glued to your phone at all times. We just don’t seem to be able to live without them. So why not take advantage of the many apps available?
Apps that will help you with your studies, keep to your student budget or make the most of your student lifestyle. And no, that doesn’t mean Heads Up!
Check out the top 5 apps to make your uni life a breeze.
If you are looking for a great note taking app, then look no further than Google Keep. It does pretty much everything you expect of a notes app. Keep will;
- Organise notes easily using a colour-coded system
- Look for anything with a powerful search
- Set location-based reminders
- Share notes with others
- Sync your notes to your Google account
- Record voice notes
- Scan images into text
If you’re constantly leaving USBs around the place or you find yourself constantly emailing and re-emailing updated versions of your work to your own email account, then Google Drive is for you. It lets you create and store your files online so you can access and edit them at any time and on any device. The first 15GB storage is free, and photo storage (under 16 megapixel) is unlimited.
Download: Google Play
It might not a mobile app, but this Google Chrome extension can increase your productivity ten-fold.
You sit down at the computer, and promise to yourself to be productive. Next thing you know, four hours have passed and you’ve spent more time on Facebook, YouTube and Tumblr than on your assignments. StayFocused is a plug-in that helps you do just that, by restricting the amount of time you can spend on these procrastination-friendly websites.
And if you’re a Mac user, and Chrome’s not your thing, there’s an alternative: the Self Control app.
My Weekly Budget
If you haven’t managed to save as many $$$ as Kanye, we get it. It’s not always easy to stay out of the red. What the My Weekly Budget app does is allow you to set a budget target for the week and track your day-to-day spending to make sure you stay on track. Now if only there was a feature that stopped you from marking those impulse purchases.
It’s the eve of an exam, and you’re wondering what marks you need to ensure you Pass. That’s where Uni Calculator comes to the rescue. This app provides a quick snapshot of how you’re going and tells you the marks required to get you where you want to be. And what’s more, you can also keep track of all your upcoming assessments.
What are the most handy apps in your uni life?
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