7 Essential Mobile Apps for Computer Science(CS) Students
In today’s era, for every single task, whether it be sharing of data, watching videos, booking a cab, and many more, there is only one solution i.e., our smartphone. Yes, because of these various mobile applications everything is just a click away. And for the students, it is something much worthy (if used in the right way!). With these apps, a student can get connected to anyone across the world and access any information within a few seconds. All they need to know is which app is essential for them and how to utilize it to achieve their goals.
These apps have made our life so easy as we are relying more and more on these advancements to manage almost every task. It can be understood as when you are hungry the first thing you do is browse the Swiggy menu or if you have to go somewhere, the Ola or Uber from your phone’s home screen comes in the scene. With millions of apps available on the internet, finding the right one (or you can say important one) for you can be a daunting task. But, here in this article, we will let you know about those 7 must-have mobile apps for all the Computer Science students and learners.
If you’re a Computer Science student, the chances are low that you are unaware of GeeksforGeeks! This platform, founded in 2009 by Sandeep Jain (an IIT Roorkee alumnus), is a one-stop solution to learn Programming Concepts, Data Structures & Algorithms, Coding Practice, Interview Preparation and many more. The GeeksforGeeks mobile app consists of around 20,000+ Programming Questions, 40,000+ Articles, Interview Experiences of various IT giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook, etc.
The app has an easy-to-use interface. You can personalize your feed based on your interests and can access the latest articles to keep yourself up to date. Also, the app offers you the feature of night mode along with the downloading option so that you can learn from anywhere or anytime you want. Whether you are a student or a working professional, this app is strongly recommended to you to sharpen the skills.
Quora, as the name suggests ‘Qu’ means ‘Question’ and ‘ora’ means ‘Answer’, is a Question & Answer platform. It is a place where you can share your knowledge across the world, you can ask questions about any topic and can read high quality and relevant answers. The website, owned by Quora Inc., is headquartered in California, United States and it was founded in June 2009 following which made available to the public in 2010.
In the Quora app, you can personalize your feed by following the particular topic relevant to you. If you want to answer any questions, you can do it by simply clicking on the ‘Answer’ link provided at the bottom of the question. Apart from this, you can also share a question with anyone through social media. This app is strongly recommended to all the students to connect with a huge community across the world and to increase the knowledge.
Evernote is considered as one of the most well-known online note-making applications. This application is a one-stop solution for note-making, content organizing & archiving, task management and various other aspects. Evernote, headquartered in California, United States, was developed by the Evernote Corporation that was founded in the year 2000. Although this app is free to use however, you can also switch over to its premium version to access the more advanced features.
Evernote offers you the feature of syncing all your notes and access from any device from any of the geographical locations. Also, you can easily scan the documents and can share them with your colleagues, friends or anyone else. In this fast-evolving era, you can’t afford to miss out on any chance of learning and that’s why Evernote is the must-have app for all the computer science students.
Do you want to build a network of Professional Experts? or Do you want to keep yourself update with the latest industry news? or Are you searching for new career opportunities? If yes then LinkedIn is the one-stop destination for all these queries. LinkedIn is a social networking platform, founded in December 2002, that is majorly used for professional networking where job seekers can build their professional profile, search for the job vacancies, make business contacts and can get various career opportunities.
The app has an easy-to-use interface as you can filter through millions of job vacancies and apply for the right ones for you in just a few clicks. Apart from this, you can share posts with the community, import your contacts to grow the network, enhance the brand value of your organization, and many more features.
Dropbox is widely known as the home for all your work. It is a platform where you can upload and transfer files to the cloud and share them with anyone across the world. Dropbox, operated by Dropbox, Inc., is headquartered in California, United States and was founded in the year 2007. And yes, it also ensures that your data is secure through the login credentials and powerful encryption methods.
With the help of Dropbox, students can keep all their data whether it be notes, tutorials, assignments, etc. in a single place and can access the same from anywhere. Also, you can access your files even in offline mode. You can start to use the Dropbox service for free of cost and you can also upgrade to the paid version to access more advanced features.
Although Murmur is the latest app in the market, it has already become the talk of the town since its inception. It is a decentralized platform for microblogging where you can create and share your ideas without the least restrictions and also get rewarded for content creation. Murmur is built on the EOS blockchain and identifying new ideas about how we interact with each other in online mode. Along with the feature of public messages, Murmur offers to you send private messages to anyone on the network with enhanced security.
Murmur is strongly recommended to the students as it allows them to freely express their views or ideas and they can connect with their peers and to anyone across the world for discussion. Also, you can engage with other apps integrated into the Murmur and get rewarded accordingly.
How many of you have ever used YouTube? Maybe, Everyone! YouTube is a platform, headquartered in California, United States, used for online watching and sharing of videos. Millions of videos are uploaded and shared here every day and anyone can access these videos from anywhere, all they required is to have a smartphone (with YouTube App installed!) and a good internet connection. It offers various features such as watching, uploading, sharing, commenting, etc. on videos. With the help of YouTube App, a student can access and learn various tutorials and can save time & money as well.
The app consists of many features that make it very user-friendly such as you can subscribe to other channels, create playlists, recommended videos, watch offline videos and many more. It is strongly recommended to all the students as if used efficiently this app can be proved as the most important educational platform.
So, are these apps installed on your smartphone? If no, then what are you waiting for? Just do install these apps and utilize your phone & time in a meaningful way with these interesting apps!