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Make life’s projects and events easier with OmniFocus

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As the school year comes to an end for most college students, we find ourselves overwhelmed with multiple group projects, papers and tests.  Our time management skills are put to the test as we scramble to finish this semester’s work while still finding the time to attend all those fun social events that come with …

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Every math student needs MyScript Calculator

MyScript Calculator is the calculator we all wish we had in elementary school. It works by simply writing your equation into the app and it solves it for you. No need to write the equation out on paper and then punch it into your calculator. With MyScript Calculator, you can do that all in one …

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Get trusted medication info with Davis’s Drug Guide

As a physician assistant student, I hear so many different pharmaceutical drug names thrown around all the time. Whether it be generic or brand names, the list of FDA approved medications is never ending and continues to grow each day. No medical provider or student can possibly memorize every single drug out there, each containing a …

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Graphic design: Say goodbye to Paint, say hello to Canva

Have you ever wondered where that inspiring quote on Instagram,  that catchy Facebook event banner, or the pretty Pinterest post came from? There’s a chance these designs might have been created using Canva, a graphic design app for iPads. Experimenting with Canva was my first journey into the wide, wide world of graphic design. I wasn’t …

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Writing with Thumbs: one semester down

Since receiving my iPad five months ago, I have had many peers ask me if it is worth getting an iPad for school. My answer: yes, if it fits into your budget. The iPad is definitely a luxury item that makes certain aspects of school easier but at the same time can be very pricey. …

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Life with an iPad: My thoughts thus far

It has been 5 months since I began this journey of using mobile devices to write these blogs, and it has been quite the learning process.  College students are often looked at as “technology wizards,” meaning we somehow have the divine knowledge of how every gadget and doodad works… well, at least our parent’s generation …

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Notability: Note taking for creative folk

If you’re looking to spice up your daily note-taking habits, Notability is the iPad app for you. Notability, which has all the features of a standard word processor and then some,  is available for iPads, iPhones, and Macs. It’s the extra features – the ability to insert handwritten notes, sketches, doodles, voice recordings, and more – …

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Adobe Voice: Presentations with personality

I’ve been abroad for a little over a month and a half now, and it’s been quite the adventure. As a good student/daughter/friend, I’ve been trying to document my time through pictures and videos that I can share or send to friends and family. To be honest, sharing photos through Facebook and Instagram is all …

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Tell your story with Haiku Deck

Haiku Deck is an app for iPads that creates quick slide decks (fancy word for presentations) that are simple, beautiful and fun. It’s available for free on the iTunes store or can be used on any web browser. Each slide has a simple background visual and short text, and it’s also possible to import your …

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Creative storytelling with Storehouse

Popular visual apps such as Instagram and Vine enable users to share our lives with friends and family instantly. Sure these apps let us share moments but what about telling our whole story of the eventsleading up to that moment? Storehouse is a free app where we can compile all of those moments into a …

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