Summer’s not quite over, but college campuses are filling back up. Between shopping for dorm necessities and preparing for a semester of studying, there’s a lot to take care of when heading back to school.
Here are some Android apps that can help college students prepare for the new year, whether they’re frenzied freshmeat or seasoned fifth-years.
Shopping and socializing
Shop for text books and dorm-room decor from a single app. Search Amazon’s online store using its bar-code scanner or image-capture tool to find exact or similar products, or do a keyword search. Free, the app displays product reviews and easy purchasing options to order everything you need.
Plusmo Fanzone is a sports app that will keep you updated to all your favorite college teams, including your home team. Get the latest scores, catch news updates, and show your team love. Add the sports categories and teams you want to follow, and interact with other fans via chat. Plusmo has other sports-specific apps, for football, golf and more.
handyCalc turns your Android phone into a calculator, so you can do basic or advanced calculations. Free, the app has an auto-suggest tool to help you solve the problems you get stuck on. Chart graphs, solve equations, run conversions (including currencies) and more.