Tech Thursday: Five Mobile Apps Every Student Should Use

In this current world we are currently intertwined with, a world where youths especially students make use of their apps enabled smartphones for many things like chatting, streaming, taking pictures among others.

On this edition of Tech Thursday, I bring to you five mobile apps every student should have and use on their smartphones.


Elevate is a brain training application designed to improve attention, speaking skills, processing speed, memory, math skills with over 35 brain games for your critical cognitive skills.

Using Elevate also helps you boost creativity and increase self-confidence. Elevate has a detailed performance tracking features. It also notifies you of your daily trainings. Elevate offers a free version and you can get it on Play Store.

Microsoft Office Lens

Office Lens is an app that allows you to scan and upload all your notes, receipts, and documents. Office lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files. You can even import images from your device.

Office Lens helps you increase productivity at school. You can download it on Play Store.

eReader Prestigio

eReader Prestigio is a mutli format text, PDF viewer and audio books reading app with its Text-To-Speech functionality. It allows you to scan your storage for documents with material design and simple navigation.

It helps you arrange your books with multiple shelf themes and in book backgrounds. You can also track your progress on any document. It is available on Play Store.


Dropbox is file storage and sharing app. Dropbox lets anyone upload and transfer files to the cloud, and share them with anyone. You can scan documents, receipts, handouts using your smartphone then transform them into high quality PDFs.

You can access any file in your account offline and preview file types with no special software. Dropbox is a secure cloud solution that you can download on Play Store.


Headspace is your guide to mindfulness for your everyday life. The Headspace app teaches you how to meditate and live mindfully, with guided sessions on stress management, happiness, resilience, physical health and more.

Simply download this guided meditation, mindfulness, and sleep app free and start living a calmer, healthier and happy life. Download on Play Store to enjoy.


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  • Oluwatosin Ologun

    Oluwatosin Ologun fondly called Jahworthy, is a computer scientist and a trained broadcaster with deep interest in media and tech.
    The graphic designer cum passionate volunteer is on the journey of amplifying the good in the world, without ignoring the bad.

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