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Is there an app for that? If you're looking for a mobile app to make your life easier or more interesting, here are some recommendations.

CAMPUS LIFE | COLLABORATION | INSTRUCTION & LEARNING | PRODUCTIVITY | REFERENCE | TECH

Inclusion of software in this list does not constitute an endorsement of the software by the University of Baltimore. This list has been created and will be updated with input from the university community. Not all applications are available for all platforms; if a recommendation does not support a platform you use, you are encouraged to look for something similar that is supported.

Campus Life

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AroundMe
How many times have you found yourself in need of finding the closest Gas Station? AroundMe quickly identifies your position and allows you to choose the nearest Bank, Bar, Gas Station, Hospital, Hotel, Movie Theatre, Restaurant, Supermarket, Theatre and Taxi.

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StudentLife Organize
StudentLife Organizer is the calendar application for students. StudentLife provides a clear and easy display of all your classes, lectures, homework, projects, essays, sports, social events, holiday and other important events. Allowing you easily to plan your future work & play.

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UBLabs
Are you racing against the clock and need to find an available lab computer and find it fast? This UB-student develop web app helps you do just that. Find out which labs have available computers.

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Walk Score
What's the Walk Score of this house? Where are the most walkable parts of this neighborhood? Use the Walk Score iPhone app to find a walkable home or apartment—or just explore a new neighborhood.

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Yelp
Find and read reviews about great local businesses near you. Looking for a burrito joint open now? A gas station you can drive to before your tank hits empty? Yelp for Android is here to help. Search for places to eat, shop, drink and play then read reviews from an active community of locals in the know.

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Urbanspoon
Can't decide where to eat? Urbanspoon can help. Shake your phone and Urbanspoon suggests restaurants near you. Keep shaking until you find a restaurant you'd like to try. Available in the US, Canada, and most major cities in the UK and Australia.

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Collaboration

Get Cisco Webex here

Cisco WebEx
Webex offers collaboration solutions for online meetings, remote support, webinars and online events.

Hootsuite

HootSuite
With HootSuite, you can monitor keywords, manage multiple Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Ping.fm and WordPress profiles, schedule messages, and collaborate on social profiles without sharing passwords.

Skype

Skype
Skype lets you connect to others via instant message, audio conferencing and video phone. It can also call regular phone lines from anywhere in the world.

UStream

UStream
Go live and watch live video on your phone or tablet - anytime, anywhere!

  • Discover live, upcoming, and recent events, or explore by category
  • Go live and interact with your audience by issuing a poll or chatting
  • Access shows from your Ustream Crowds and events that you’re attending
  • Navigate through brand new tablet screens with spiffy dark design theme

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Instruction & Learning

Get Audionote here 

Audionote
AudioNote combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes. By synchronizing notes and audio, AudioNote automatically indexes your meetings, lectures, or study sessions.  Each note acts as a link directly to the point at which it was recorded, taking you instantly to what you want to hear. Didn't take any notes during the meeting? No problem, you can add them later!
A fully functional note application, Audionote will higlight your text and drawings during playback, helping you to remember the context in which they were taken.

get Audiotorium here

Audiotorium Notes
A great way record, organize, review and share your audio and text notes from your meetings, classes, and conferences. With its unique approach to organizing notes by Category and Subject, you'll always be able to find the notes you want, fast.

Get Evernote here 

Evernote
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

Get iThought here

iThoughts
iThoughts is a mind mapping tool for the iPhone/iPod Touch. It enables you to visually organize your thoughts, ideas and information.

Get Penultimate here 

Penultimate
Gives you the fast, tactile gratification of writing on paper with digital power and flexibility. Take notes, keep sketches, or share your next breakthrough idea -- in the office, on the go, or home on the sofa.

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Productivity

Get box.net here

Box.net
Box provides simple, secure sharing from anywhere – letting you easily store files online, send big files fast, access content from your iPhone or iPad and collaborate with others.

Get dropbox here 

DropBox
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere: Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it super easy to share with others. Even if you accidentally spill a latte on your laptop, have no fear! You can relax knowing that Dropbox always has you covered, and none of your stuff will ever be lost.

Get Instapaper here 

Instapaper
Save long web pages to read later, when you have time, on your computer, iPhone, iPad, or Kindle.

Get Kindle mobile here

Kindle
Read books on your phone, including thousands of free Kindle books.

The Kindle app puts over a million books at your fingertips.  It’s the app for every reader, whether you’re a book reader, magazine reader, or newspaper reader—and you don’t need to own a Kindle to use it.  Choose from over a million Kindle books from the Kindle Store or enjoy popular magazines like The Economist and Reader’s Digest with high-resolution color images.

Get Logmein mobile here

LogMeIn
Remotely control your PCs and Macs over WiFi/3G with the free LogMeIn app on your mobile device. It works with LogMeIn’s free award-winning software installed on as many computers as you like. You can remotely access your files, run your applications and control your desktops from anywhere. With everything at your fingertips, you’re finally free to go.

Get Quickoffice here 

QuickOffice
Quickoffice's software allows mobile users to view, edit and create Microsoft® Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile device. Through the software's seamless integration with the cloud, it enables simple, anytime, anywhere access to important content.

Get ToDo here

ToDo
Todo® Online Task Manager keeps your tasks up-to-date on all your devices. Sync tasks from your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and even your desktop with Todo Online over a secure connection.

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Reference

Get LexisNexis mobile here

LexisNexis
Drawing from the vast LexisNexis® content repository, the LexisNexis Legal News app blends some of the best legal news, video, blog and twitter sources into a continuously updating content feed for users of the iPhone® and the iPad™.  

Get Papers here

Papers
Papers, your personal Library of Science, puts your entire research literature database in your pocket. Available at your fingertips wherever you go, whether you're at a conference, in class, visiting your peers, on the couch or on the road.

Get PubGet Mobile here

PubGet
Pubget for iPad delivers PubMed and full text journal articles straight to your iPad! Read them as PDFs on the spot or save them to take on the go.

Get Wiki mobile here 

Wikipedia/Wikidroid
Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. Features: Save article to read later or offline, search articles nearby, read article in a different language, full screen search, etc.

Get Wolfram Alpha mobile here 

WolframAlpha
Get answers. Access expert knowledge. Wherever you are.Remember the Star Trek computer? It's finally happening--with Wolfram|Alpha. Building on 25 years of development led by Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram|Alpha has rapidly become the world's definitive source for instant expert knowledge and computation. Across thousands of domains--with more continually added--Wolfram|Alpha uses its vast collection of algorithms and data to compute answers and generate reports for you.

Get WorldCat mobile here

WorldCat
 WorldCat.org helps you find books, movies, music and more in a library near you. Find library materials where ever you are and:

  • Locate nearby libraries with a specific item you want
  • Link to library web catalog to find more information
  • Get library information including location, phone number, and email address

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Tech

Get 1password here

1Password
Securely stores your important information and can automatically log you into websites with a single tap. With 1Password, there is no need to remember the username, password, or even the website address.

Get Avast here 

Avast
Full-featured Antivirus and Anti-Theft security for your Android phone. Protect personal data with automatic virus scans and infected-URL alerts. Stop hackers by adding a firewall (rooted phones). Control anti-theft features with remote SMS commands for: history wipe, phone lock, siren activation, GPS tracking, audio monitoring, and many other useful tools. Your ‘invisible’ app hides itself, making it extremely hard for thieves to find and disable. A standalone yet tightly integrated component of avast! Mobile Security, avast! Anti-Theft is the slyest component on the market.

Get dropbox here

DropBox
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere: Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website. Dropbox also makes it super easy to share with others. Even if you accidentally spill a latte on your laptop, have no fear! You can relax knowing that Dropbox always has you covered, and none of your stuff will ever be lost.   

Get Juicedefender here

JuiceDefender
Ditch your charger - increasing battery life has never been so easy! Always carrying your charger around? You don't need to! JuiceDefender intelligently and transparently manages for you mobile connectivity and other battery-sensitive components, greatly improving battery life.

Get Logmein mobile here

LogMeIn
Remotely control your PCs and Macs over WiFi/3G with the free LogMeIn app on your mobile device. It works with LogMeIn’s free award-winning software installed on as many computers as you like. You can remotely access your files, run your applications and control your desktops from anywhere. With everything at your fingertips, you’re finally free to go.

Get Lookout here

Lookout
Lookout is lightweight, free antivirus for Android. Get Lookout for the free antivirus protection you need along with free Find My Phone, data backup, and more!

Get MyBackup here 

MyBackup
Backup (with schedule option) your Applications, Photos, Contacts, Call log, Browser Bookmarks, SMS (text messages), MMS, Calendar, System Settings, Home Screens (including shortcut positions), Alarms, Dictionary, Music Playlists, and more. Save them to to our online secure servers or an SD card.

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