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    • Ten apps to make an iPad more of a useful study tool and less of a distraction …
    • 2 Contact details: • hasties@regents.ac.uk • Links to apps: http://tinyurl.com/susanhastie • Also check the library section on Blackboard
    • 3 10. Pocket • Allows you to save articles to read later and offline • Audio option available • Articles can be shared between users • Videos and images can also be saved • Multi-platform
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    • 5 Alternatives ? • Evernote • Flipboard • Springpad
    • 6 9. Swiftkey • Notetaking app • Smart keyboard – learns what you type and when you’re likely to type it • Can also define words as you go • Compatible with Evernote – including tags
    • 7
    • 8 Alternatives ? • Simplenote • inClass
    • 9 8. Dropbox • Cloud storage for multiple file types • Files can be uploaded and downloaded from multiple devices • Files and folders can be shared with other users, without them being able to access your whole account.
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    • 11 Alternatives ? • Google Drive • Wuala
    • 12 7. Pearltrees • Web based ‘bookmarking’ application • Allows links to be ‘grouped’ rather than listed • Links can also be searched and shared between users
    • 13
    • 14 Alternatives • Delicious • Diigo • Scoop.it
    • 15 6. Trello • To-do list • Works well for groups • Tracks progress of projects through ‘cards’ • Time limits can be added as well as comments
    • 16
    • 17 Alternatives • Wunderlist • Kona
    • 18 5. Prezi • Non-linear presentation software • Hosted online, can be presented anywhere • Touchscreen friendly • Images and video can be added
    • 19
    • 20 Alternatives • Haiku Deck • Flowboard
    • 21 4. Study Blue • Create individualised flash cards and quizzes • Share them with other students at your institution • Record your scores and see how you’re improving
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    • 23 Alternatives ? • Evernote Peek • Brainscape
    • 24 3. 30/30 • Timer for tasks • Can be set for ongoing tasks or one-offs • Simple icons represent tasks • Gesture controlled, so it’s easy to manage tasks.
    • 25
    • 26 Alternatives ? • Pomodoro Keeper Free • irunurun
    • 27 2. QuickOffice • Allows you to work on Microsoft Office documents • Files remain compatible • Covers Word, PowerPoint and Excel • Works well with Dropbox
    • 28
    • 29 Alternatives ? • Google Docs • CloudOn
    • 30 1. Unstuck • Motivational tool • Explores problems and offers ideas • Both work and personal options • Also deals with group issues
    • 31
    • 32 Alternatives ? • Lift • Choicemap
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