- Wikipanion: Uses a direct link and is one of the fastest links to the website
- iStudiez Pro: Comprehensive course management app for the iPhone
- Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy: An anatomy handbook for medical students on the iPhone
- The Elements, A Visual Exploration: It’s a handy reference for students studying the elements and the periodic table
- Quickpedia: An app for browsing Wikipedia on an Android phone
- StudyDroid: Education notes management through flashcards
- Document Scanner: Helps students use the phone to scan documents
- Nook: Converts the Android phone or tablet into an e-book reader with links to millions of books on the web
Raju is a first year engineering student in Chennai. Every day, he spends hours going through international technical journals his college library subscribes to. But he doesn’t need to go physically to the library any more. He hooks on to the college’s Wi-Fi network from his laptop and connects to the library website to access online journals from anywhere in the campus. Raju also has abandoned many of the heavy tomes engineering students are used to carrying around. Instead, he reads the pdf (portable document format) version of the books on his e-book reader, complete with diagrams and photographs.
His classrooms no longer have wall-to-wall blackboards. Large LCD screens and electronic marker boards have...