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ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAMS

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Android Applications*

Advanced Task Killer - ATK is often used to kill app and clean memory. We do suggest people use ATK manually kill apps instead of auto killing app. ATK is pretty simple. Open this tool and take a look at the running applications list? Uncheck some apps you don't want to kill (such as Advanced Task Killer and some system apps) Tap the button 'Kill selected apps', it will kill all applications checked. Market Price: Free

Any.Do - Task list manager, you can add tasks by voice, manage them with simple gestures, and even use its predictive features to instanly add common tasks to your to-do list, along with alarms and all! Market Price: Free

Barcode Scanner - Scan barcodes on products to look up prices, scan QR codes to visit URLs. Market Price: Free

Blackboard Mobile Learn - Blackboard Mobile™ Learn brings your courses to life in new ways. Blackboard Learn™, now mobilized on your Android device! UVM supports this application, so go ahead and try it today! Market Price: Free

Dropbox - Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere. After you install Dropbox on your computer, any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, your iPhone and iPad and even the Dropbox website! With the Dropbox app, you can take everything that matters to you on the go.

Eyes-Free Shell - Turns your Android into an eyes-free communication device. Provides one-touch access to Android applications, as well as useful mini-apps built into the Eyes-Free Shell. Move your finger over the screen to explore; lift your finger up to run what you stopped on. Market Price: Free

Google Translate - Google Translate lets you instantly translate text between over 50 languages. It even has a text-to-speech feature! Market Price: Free

IDEAL Accessibility Installer - DEAL Accessibility Installer (previously called Platform Access Installer) was designed to make it easy for users to install current versions of Google's Android accessibility applications including TalkBack, KickBack, and SoundBack (TKS) on their Android devices. Google's TKS applications are used by Android's Accessibility Service to individuals who are blind and people with other vision-impairments use their Android devices more easily. These Google applications add spoken, audible, and vibration functionality services to Android devices. Market Price: Free

Note Everything - A note (notepad) application where you can create text-, voice- and paint-notes. Your notes can be organized in folders. You can create shortcuts on home, send notes, use live folders & much more! Market Price: Free

SoundBack - TalkBack, Kickback, and SoundBack are apps for the Android Accessibility Service to help blind and vision-impaired users use their devices more easily. These apps add spoken, audible, and vibration functionality services to your device. They are system applications that were pre-installed on most device and are updated when the accessibility service is improved. Market Price: Free

StudyBlue - Make flashcards and study anytime, anywhere with STUDYBLUE digital flashcards. NEW - MAKE FLASHCARDS! You can now make flashcards with text and images and study them (along with millions of others) for free. Flashcard creation was our most popular feature request; we’re excited to hear your feedback. Market price: Free

Talking Compass - Speaks your current heading and provides haptic feedback as your cross over any of the cardinal directions. Touch the screen to hear your heading. Stroke the screen up/down to adjust verbosity. Market price: Free

Vlingo Virtual Assistant - Vlingo is your very own Virtual Assistant. Simply speak to Vlingo and it will help you get more done, faster and easier than before. Try saying "Text John; What's up?" or "find italian restaurants" or even "update Facebook; Vlingo rocks!" Download to learn everything Vlingo can do for you. Market Price: Free

WalkyTalky - WalkyTalky is an accessible navigation aid. Periodically updates the status bar with your current location to the nearest street address. Ability to input a destination and directly launch Maps Navigation in Walking directions mode. Please remember to enable GPS when running this app! Market Price: Free

*All descriptions of Android apps taken directly from Android's website.

Last modified April 24 2012 03:57 PM

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