[2]Top 12 Free Educational Android apps to Boost Knowledge / Productivity

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Google Play Books
Download : Google Play
Website : play.google.com/books

Books have always been the best source of knowledge and now that the Play Store has integrated thousands of books  as a part of it's market. Users can check out wide variety of books: from educational to fiction and even erotic (FAP ALERT!). Google has also provided vintage classics like pride and prejudice, stories of Sherlock Holmes etc for free. The app has integrated a nice dictionary plugin that can only be used if your device is online.  


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Download : Google play  

It came out way before than Google play books app. Works in the similar fashion. Older versions of this app can be tricked to read paid books for free simply by downloading the book in .mobi format and copying it into the 'kindle' folder. This, however dos not work in the newer versions of the app. You can download the previous version of this app from the 'Alternate link'.

Download : Google Play
Website : www.hak5.com

Put together by a band of IT ninjas, security professionals and hardcore gamers, Hak5 strives to be more than a typical tech show where hosts Darren Kitchen and Shannon Morse take on hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Born and raised on computers and tech, the Hak5 team have established themselves as experts in the world of network security, open source technologies, DIY modding and hacking.

Download : Google Play

EasyRSS is an unofficial Google Reader app for Android, that lets the users to read and manage Google Reader items. Now even though it's an unofficial app it's better because of one main feature that i failed to find in any other readers and that was the ability to 'mobilize' the article; meaning that when you switch to full article you don't have to load the full webpage which takes a lot of time because it also loads the unnecessary plugins/ads. Instead it pulls the content from the page and mobilizes it for you to read.

  •  Sync with Google Reader
  •  Image downloading for off-line reading
  •  Simple swipe between starred/all/unread items
  •  Manage starred items
  •  View items by tag or subscription
  •  State saving & syncing
  •  Slide up & down to move between items
  •  Font size adjustment



Torrent Freak
Download : Google Play
Website : www.torrentfreak.com

In today's world it is very important that we stay updated not only the mainstream news that the news channels feed us but also with what happens behind the curtains. Catch up with the latest happenings in the world of corporate battles, hacker invasions, copyright infringements, lawsuits and everything related on the go, with TorrentFreak Reader. TorrentFreak Reader is a news reader application for the TorrentFreak blog. TorrentFreak aims to be the source of all the latest breaking news in the peer-to-peer world.
  •  Page-Less Scrolling
  •  Flash Support
  •  Cached Viewing
  •  Share Articles

Periodic Table
Download : Google Play

Periodic table elements and their properties are like the abc's of chemistry and hence a must know for Mr. know-it-all and all science geeks. Apart from easy to use intuitive interface the app contains over 30 facts about each element for reference, Audio clips to help with pronunciation and quiz mode to test your knowledge. You can find any element using search or index.