Eight Must Have Apps for Back-to-School

It’s the end of August and summer is coming to an end (sob). Soon, students across the United States and other parts of the world will be sucked back into the thing they dread most: school. But do not despair. With your iPod Touch (or iPhone) in hand, you can download the following applications that could very well make your transition into the school year much more bearable.

Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus

backtoschool-dictionary1Stop lugging around that enormous Webster’s Dictionary in your house. Get this application instead and save money, the environment and your back.

Dictionary.com, Dictionary.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus ,FREE, 35.6 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

Answers: powered by Yahoo! Answers

backtoschool-answersYou have questions. There are answers. Powered by Yahoo! Answers, this app categorizes and displays content in a format that is iPhone and iPod Touch friendly.

Western ITS Limited, Answers: powered by Yahoo! Answers ,FREE, 35.6 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus


backtoschool-homebudgetKeep track of your daily spending sprees and avoid accumulating massive amounts of debt. With support for accounts and tracking of both expenses and income, it’ll be that much easier to balance your budget.

Anishu, Inc, HomeBudget , $4.99, 1.0 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

Awesome Note

backtoschool-awesomenotesPost-it lovers rejoice!  Awesome Note has a beautiful interface with lots of themes to choose from. Write quick reminders to yourself on the go. [our review here]

BRID, Awesome Note, $3.99, 5.4 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

Math Ref Free
backtoschool-mathrefMath Ref Free is a math reference app that contains many useful formulas from categories such as Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry and more. The full version includes even more categories and is $0.99.

Happy Maau Studios, Math Ref Free, FREE, 1.0 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

iStudiez Pro

backtoschool-istudiezKeep track of your assignments, classes, and plan out your daily tasks with this full-featured app. (formerly know as iStudent Pro)

Andriy Kachalo & Michael Balashoff, iStudiez Pro, $2.99, 2.4 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus


backtoschool-wikipanionThe encyclopedia’s killer, right in the palm of your hand. Wikipanion is one of the most popular Wikipedia apps for iDevice. Want even more features, like offline mode to read your entries later? Wikipanion Plus can be had for $4.99.

Robert Chin, Wikipanion, FREE, 1.1 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

EZ Read


Sparknotes lovers rejoice! Access all the literature resources on Sparknotes.com via formatted pages catered for your iDevice screen. Interface needs an overhaul, but gets the job done.

Paul McComas, EZ Read, FREE, 0.3 MB
Dictionary.com - Dictionary & Thesaurus

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