‘Apps’ Posts

Here’s a Good Argument for Getting an iPad

Why you might want an iPad for school. There’s an endless debate among college students: iPad or Laptop? It used to be all Mac vs. PC, or even Desktop vs. Laptop, but those debates are long overdone. We’re now deciding between the laptop (either PC or Mac), and the iPad; however, there’s a time and ...

Fact Check Political Ads with SuperPAC App

One of the hallmarks of our generation is our devotion to politics. Regardless of political association, most college students pride themselves on an understanding and devotion to politics. But this election, the emergence of SuperPACs has altered the political landscape by spending over $300 million in political advertisements, more than any election previously. As a ...

Turn Your Phone Into a Scanner with CamScanner

While we recently suggested using OneNote as a way to take notes quickly and easily on your tablet or computer, some people understandably still prefer taking notes with a pen and paper rather than typing. But when it comes to organizing and sharing your notes quickly and easily, many students tend to whip out their ...

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Gameboy

Earlier this week, we told you how you could rekindle your love for the video games of old with a website that allows you to play old Nintendo and Super Nintendo games online for free. But we recently found a way for lovers of old Nintendo games to exercise their nostalgia: turning their smartphone into ...

Control Your PC with Unified Remote

Two weeks ago, we discussed some tips in how to use your computer as a home theater, where we recommend buying a wireless keyboard and mouse to control your computer while on your couch. However, if you’ve got an Android smartphone, you can skip the purchase of supplemental input devices with this useful remote app ...

Waspit – Social Banking for Students

When it comes to college students, money is a priority. It is important to always have a good eye on your expenses and you should always want to use the latest and greatest things when it comes to banking. Losing track of your funds is just not an option. Enter Waspit, the newest banking system ...

Shoot, Share, and Socialize Through the Power of Mobile Video

As a modern-day college student, there are endless opportunities to capture epic videos on your phone, such as: Spring break Tailgating Pranks Campus adventures Greek Week Recreational sports Party antics Traveling abroad Since a lot of these videos might not be meant for all of your Facebook friends, they typically are never shared beyond your ...

New in Town? Try These Apps!

Find new things to do with Schemer and Alfred. As school starts up, a lot of you have likely just arrived at a new town or city and have next to no idea on what to do off campus. Or, maybe you’re just really, really bored, and feel like maybe you should go outside for ...

Go Paperless with OneNote

Ditch your paper notebooks and store class material in the cloud with Microsoft’s best-kept secret. Note taking can be a pain. Adding to the annoying fact that you’re stuck in class, having to listen to a vapid instructor or T.A. drone on endlessly, but you’re also expected to record what they’re saying fast enough to ...

Protect Your Gadgets with Prey

Keep track of lost or stolen smartphones, tablets, and laptops with Prey. So you’ve shelled out a few hundred bucks for a lovely piece of technological goodness, and then your new, shiny phone slides out of your pocket as you’re getting off the bus to go to class. Or maybe you forget to grab your ...

Steam’s Big Picture Comes To A TV Near You

New mode of Steam designed for display on televisions; works with game controllers. You may know of Valve Software through their game titles like Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and Left 4 Dead. But did you know they’ve been working hard at kicking consoles to the curb? Enter Big Picture, Steam’s game platform that delivers all of ...

How To See Who Reads A Sent Email With Bananatag

Bananatag is a Gmail tool that works well as a Chrome extension. With Bananatag you can easily track who has opened an email you’ve sent. If you’re in the PR or communications field, here’s a little blessing in disguise. Bananatag has enabled me to refine how I do outreach on a person-to-person basis. By testing different ...