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Going Mobile: Apps and mobile websites for use in Academics

Information about apps and mobile websites to aid in classroom use and research.

Take notes by writing, speaking, audio and image capture


Evernote makes it easy to capture anything in multiple formats. Input by photo, text, screenshot, audio recording. Tag your notes, organize into notebooks, share with others or keep them private. Save notes to your account on the web and access from any computer or mobile device. Universal app. Free


Write down phone numbers, addresses, shopping lists, and more with your finger directly onto the screen.  Notetaker automatically shrinks the writing for maximum space and eraser tools help with any mistakes.  Pages, with thumbnail images to help identify the notes, are organized by dates, tags, and favorites.  Free
White Board
Collaborate with others using this drawing app.  Two users can create pictures together over a local Wi-Fi. Free


To Do

List manager that allows you to add, order, and manage your to do items. Free
Dragon Dictation
Voice recognition app that allows you to speak and instantly see your text or email messages.  You can also dictate status updates to Facebook or Twitter, as well as fix any errors that may occur.  Universal app.  Free
JotNot Scanner Pro
Turn your iPhone into a flatbed scanner.  JotNot automatically removes shadows, corrects contrast and adjusts white balance.  Scans into a PDF file ready for easy emailing or uploading to Dropbox, Evernote, and more. Only available for the iPhone. Paid and free versions available.

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