inClass is a free app that provides students with tools to keep up with homework, assignments, and changing schedules. Using inClass, you can record audio, take text or video notes, and create images of slides and handouts. You can also use the app to share materials with friends through Facebook and iTunes.
For iPhone and iPad.
Your computer's display was designed to be visible in direct sunlight, but what about after dark when you don't need that glaring blue light in your face? F.lux automatically adapts your computer's lighting to the time of day, keeping it bright and visible during daylight, and giving it nice, warm glow after dark. It may even help you sleep better. Perfect for those late night research sessions.
For Windows, Linux, Mac, iPad/iPhone.
A super cool touch-sensitive periodic table and chemical information companion, The Chemical Touch provides a wealth of information right at your fingertips. Recolor the periodic table by selecting properties other than Atomic Mass to visually investigate periodic trends. If you need info beyond what's built into the program, the internet button opens the Wikipedia page for the selected element, amino acid, or nucleobase.
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 school, or on the go.
For Windows/Android and Mac/iPhone/iPad.
There are probably a handful of applications open on your computer screen right now, all competing for your attention. Think lets you black out (or dim) every open program but the one you're using, so you'll be less distracted by Facebook or iTunes when you're supposed to be writing that paper.