‘Android’ Posts

Why You Should: Trade in your Aging Electronics

Why You Should: Trade in your Aging Electronics

Now is a good time to expand your tech tools and save some money in the process. Most people toss their replaced computers, tablets and smartphones in a drawer and forget about them. Some sell their old gear on Ebay or post notices on college dorm bulletin boards. You have a better option that can ...

Apps You Need for Fall Semester

Apps You Need for Fall Semester

In a smartphone obsessed world, it can be easy to forget that phones are good for something other than texting and tweeting. This semester, load your phone or tablet with apps that will help you survive your classes and give you a break when you need one. Planner App Any planner app will do, but ...

Get Coding Skills Using Alternative Learning Methods

Get Coding Skills Using Alternative Learning Methods

If you are undecided about what career to pursue and are comfortable using computers and mobile devices, you could be a great fit for a job in technology. And now more than ever, it’s easy find an alternative method to learning coding skills. A job in the technology field allows you to work on interesting ...

App Review: Photomath

App Review: Photomath

PhotoMath may be an app that you can’t survive without. It all depends on how much help you need solving math problems. This app scans information on a page and uses artificial intelligence (AI) to process that information. In this case, we’re talking about equations. The app is fairly simple to use. First, you snap ...

More Apps for Better Focus and Organization

More Apps for Better Focus and Organization

Students today are more equipped to get better grades and create productive learning environments than ever before. Your smartphone and tablet can be just as much of a learning tool as a textbook. Use this collection of apps to supplement your learning even when a desktop or laptop is not available. A smartphone or tablet ...

Why You Should: Use School Assistant

Why You Should: Use School Assistant

Students have one problem in common. No matter your level of education, regardless of your part-time or full-time status, that shared problem is the same. You need help keeping track of your daily agenda. The School Assistant app solves that problem. School Assistant offers a simple method for organizing your schedule. It comes bundled with ...

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

Make the Most of Pokémon Go on Campus

In the last few weeks, Pokémon Go has absolutely exploded as arguably the most popular smartphone application out there. Reportedly, it has even beat out Candy Crush with the most daily active users, coming in at more than 21 million users on a daily basis, compared to Candy Crush’s 20 million. Apparently, the Pokémon Go ...

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

Has Pokémon Go Installed Hidden Malware on Your Phone?

With the rapid rise of Pokémon Go, many players may be focused on finding, catching, and socializing—-unaware of what’s happening behind their screens: malware. This latest security issue follows recent concerns that the iOS version of Pokémon Go can grab user data through access to players’ Google accounts. Pokémon Go combines the classic 20-year-old franchise ...

Why You Should: Use LectureNotes

Why You Should: Use LectureNotes

Using the stock note-taking apps that come with your Android smartphone or tablet is fine for jotting down quick notes. But they were not designed with student needs in mind. The focus on catering to students is what separates LectureNotes from the rest of the class. LectureNotes is much like using an electronic pad and ...

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Educate yourself beyond the college or high school curricula by taking online classes with Coursera or Khan Academy. Both web-based companies provide a legitimate path to expanding your knowledge for free by offering a wide range of courses online. Taking courses online is usually pursued by students who want an alternative approach to earning an ...

App Review: Ellucian Go

App Review: Ellucian Go

Ellucian Go takes the concept of a connected campus community and puts it into your mobile devices. The app is free to download from the Apple iTunes Store and the Google Play Store. This app is useful for tracking your grades, scheduling events and keeping up to date with news around campus. Several other scheduling ...

Why You Should: Use FreeOffice

Why You Should: Use FreeOffice

SoftMaker has a free lineup of office suite modules containing a word processor, slide presentation program and spreadsheet program that rival the Microsoft Office suite. Called FreeOffice 2016, this product line includes near identical performance for Windows and Linux operating systems as well as Android mobile devices. SoftMaker is based in Germany and also offers ...

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