Habitica

What does it do?

Gamify your habit tracking and complete quests with friends!

What can I use it for?

Habit tracking and to-do-lists wrapped up in an RPG package with character levelling and visual rewards. Its retro-gaming aesthetic along with its creative way of habit tracker is an attractive alternative to those who are planning to make their habits stick.

Cost? FREE with purchasable cosmetic additions.

Where can I find it? It’s available to download from the App Store and Google Play. Browser login and more information are available here.

Duolingo

What does it do?

Interactive language learning.

What can I use it for?

Looking for a new hobby or learn a new language in your spare time? Duolingo provides a highly intuitive and fun way to relearn your own mother tongue or impressing your mates. They offer a range of topics to solidify a foundation with quizzes with plenty audio and visual clues.

Cost? FREE with Duolingo Plus costing £12.49 per month.

Where can I find it? It’s available on the Google Play and App Store – for a browser option and more information are available here.

QuizUp

What does it do?

Bitesize trivia with friends.

What can I use it for?

QuizUp is a burst of trivia duelling with friends. They have an extensive list of topics to choose from and available to play in different languages. It is ideal for those looking a quick competitive break from studying or for those who find pub quizzes drag on for too long.

Cost? FREE with various in-app purchases.

Where can I find it? It’s available on the App Store and Google Play – account signup is available here.

Miro

What does it do?

Collaborative web whiteboard platform.

What can I use it for?

Missing messy project group project planning with whiteboards and sticky notes? Miro might just be for you with customisable formats and an option to upload media. It is a flexible tool for project planning or your very own personal vision board.

Visual Learning, Mind Mapping, Organisation, Planning, Group Work

Where can I find it? It’s available on the App Store and Google Play. For more information or Mac and PC download options are available here.