Name: STUDYBLUE

What is it? Flip online flashcards for fast feedback on what you know, then re-study concepts you’ve not yet mastered using Study Filters.

Best for: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5; Requires Android 1.6 and up.

Price: FREE; A free StudyBlue.com account is required to use this app; user can create one after installation.

Rated: 4+

Features:

  • Make flashcards: Use text, pictures, and audio to create flashcards right on your device.
  • Study stats: Focus on toughest materials, go hard on “the wrongs”, and take pride in your progress.
  • Search: Find online flashcards and notes from millions of classmate-created materials.
    Reminders. Alerts put an end to forgetting about those 67 biology terms you have to study.
  • Study saver: Had to bail on a study session? Pick it back up where you left off.
  • Messages: Contact classmates to ask questions or collaborate.

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/studyblue/id323887414?mt=8

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.studyblue&hl=en

Name: TED

What is it? The official TED app presents talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people: education radicals, tech geniuses, medical mavericks, business gurus, and music legends. Find more than 1,400 TEDTalk videos (with more added each week).

Best for: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 6.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5; Requires Android 2.1 and up.

Price: FREE

Rated: 9+

Features:

  • The entire library is at your fingertips to browse at any time, even when you’re not online.
  • Watch TEDTalks with subtitles in over 90 languages directly on your device through our new video player, or use AirPlay to watch them on your home entertainment system.
  • Curate your own playlist.
  • Download full videos to your device and watch them when you’re offline. Listen to an on-demand playlist of TEDTalks audio at any time.
  • The TED app updates almost every day with new talks from TED events around the world.
  • Sort the featured library by recency or popularity.
  • Browse talks by tags, themes, or language.
  • Share your favorite talks with your friends.

Links: [Apple] https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ted/id376183339?mt=8

[Android] https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ted.android&hl=en


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