Back to School 2011

Can students use a tablet to replace a laptop?

Can a tablet replace a laptop?

It’s back to school season and for a lot of parents, that means buying your kid a laptop or new computer to help them do their homework. This is especially important for kids going off to college because it’s nearly impossible to be a functional student nowadays without a computer. But tablets are increasingly becoming…

Top tablets for students

Top tablets for students

While the jury is still out on whether a tablet can replace a laptop, it is clear that tablets can be very useful for students. Whether it’s for reading text books, using specially-designed educational apps or just consuming web and social media contact, a tablet can be a valuable part of a student’s arsenal. Let’s…

Best apps for avoiding studying

Best apps for avoiding studying

We all know that apps can help you study and be quite educational but all work and now play makes Jack and Jill dull boys and girls. So, we’ll take a look at some of the best apps to help you blow off some steam after spending hours hitting those books. 1. Angry Birds Yes,…

Best apps for living on your own

Best apps for living on your own

If you’re going off to college, this could be the very first time that you’re living on your own and that can be legitimately scary. Luckily, there are a host of mobile apps and services which can help you adapt to life on your own. We’re going to take a look at five apps which…

Top smartphones for students

Top smartphones for students

While I understand that the monthly costs of smartphones may be too much for many students, I sincerely believe that these mobile computers can greatly add to a student’s life. Whether it’s quick access to e-mails, directions to class, or even social media on the go, having a smartphone can have a significant impact on…

Best apps to help you study

Best apps to help you study

No matter what grade you’re going in to, you’re going to have to hit the books to do well. While many may think that smartphones and tablets are just good for distracting you from your work, there are plenty of apps which can help you study and keep track of your education. Most of these…

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