Back to School Apple Apps

As we move through August we get closer and closer to students going back to school, and the morning traffic increasing again.  As parents stock up on school supplies, buying new uniforms, shoes, binders, pens, etc; we have decided to throw more into your check list: APPS!   Apple iPhones and iPads already come with a slew of useful apps for students, teachers and parents to help such as –voice memos, calendar, emails, memos, etc.  But with the growing number of Apps in the Apple store why not add some more?

Here are a few that we think you should add to your Back-To-School shopping list:

1: Google Mobile App

Get the most advanced Google search experience for your iPhone, now with Google Goggles, Voice Search and My Location.  Great for researching on the go – all you have to do is talk into it and let the app work for you. Google mobile app also gives you access to all of your other Google accounts including Gmail and Google Calendar.

2. Stanza

Back-to-School means Back-to-Book Reports! Reading is an essential part of education, but it is 2011 so let’s make it interesting.  Forget the moldy books in the library and try Stanza.  Stanza brings digital books to your iPad or iphone.  It has boasted 4million downloads worldwide with over 50,000 contemporary titles to chose from + an additional 50,000 FREE classics (the school type books).

3. Wordbook English Dictionary and Thesaurus, 1.99

Spelling Tests, essays, English Language class, creative writing all require a good dictionary at some point.  So long the days of carrying around a pocket dictionary – let’s face it: they are cumbersome and heavy! Try the Workbook English Dictionary and Thesaurus out, it has more than 150,000 entries, weblinks, spoken pronunciations and a few more cool tools

4. myHomework

My Homework app has got to be the coolest homework diary.  It helps students, and teachers, stay on top of all the many due dates, schedules, meetings and activities that come with being a student.  A great free app to help you keep organized!

5. The Chemical Touch

Studying sciene? Why not make it a bit fun.  This app has an interactive periodic table that has lots of information about the different elements, the standard amino acids, and much more.  It may become super handy during a Chemistry assignment.

6. World Atlas HD 1.99

A Great handy app for geography class. This app is a beautiful interactive atlas that lets you surf the world with your finger tips.  In an instant you can pull up a countries stats like, population, capital, language spoken, flag, majority religion, square miles, political situation and more.

7. iFormulas

Instead of wasting time flipping through your notebooks looking for formulas for common integrals download iFormulas and have them all handy at your finger tips!  This App has formulas for Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Physics and More!  It is a free app and worth a try.

Your Shopping is not complete without thinking about a cool binder mount for your iPad….check out this one we found on …just a suggestion.


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