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Enjoy Free Music Streaming With These iPhone Apps

Posted on December 22, 2018 in Uncategorized

Music is the best option to get relief from stress of our every day hassles of life. Apart from it, music also serves as an entertainment option. For those who just can’t live without music, here we have enlisted some of the best free iPhone apps for music streaming.

Pandora

Pandora is one of the most popular names among all the music streaming apps. This Internet radio not just allows listening to music, but it also helps to find new bands and artists that the user may enjoy. The user just needs to enter his/her favorite artist or song, and the app creates a custom radio station playing songs by that artist, along with other recommended by Pandora. The songs can be rated, and the favorite artists can be book-marked in the app. When connected to Wi-Fi, it streams the songs with little or no buffering. The user can also save the stations and ratings across the phone app and their website by registering in the app. It will enable them to listen to their favorite music on the computer as well.

Spotify

Some new features such as a ‘now playing’ bar, and a ‘swipe-across’ menu has been added in the app. The ‘swipe across’ menu allows the user to jump easily across various sections of the app. The ‘now playing’ bar displays the artist and track name at the bottom of the screen, along with play / pause controls, no matter where you are in the app. By swiping the finger to left or right on the bar, user can move to the previous or next track from the current playlist. Furthermore, there is a new track menu that is accessible by clicking a “… “, button at the right of each track. It lets the user to add a track to a playlist, or share a track. There are a few bug fixes integrated in the update as well.

Songza

This app boasts a simpler, smoother and prettier interface. The home screen has a music concierge page that changes colors, from morning through the night to mirror the day’s pace. It features navigation options like concierge, activities, moods, genres and decades. Once the user shakes the iPhone, a real-time chat feature with a smiling Songza monster will pop up, asking, “What do you need music for?” The user can select an activity like baking, driving, working out, drinking with friends and a playlist that best matches the situation the situation will be generated. Other improvements in the app include better performance speed, bug fixes and support for over 200 headphone models in conjunction with Songza’s HQ audio feature.

All these apps have their own specific features that make them worth a try, for your iPhone. So, if you love to enjoy music wherever you go, then just download these apps from the App Store. In case, you are not satisfied by these apps, you can hire an iPhone app builder to make an app according to your requirements.

Free Music Identification Software For Your Computer, Blackberry Or iPhone

Posted on December 5, 2018 in Uncategorized

Free music identification software(search engines) comes in several different platforms, operating under several different parameters depending on your needs. It can be be windows/Macintosh compatible via download, it can be web based via your browser, or it can be downloaded to your cell phone, particularly iPhone or blackberry.

But why would I want or need it? What does it do? How does it work?

All great questions which I will endeavor to answer. In a nutshell, this software enables you to obtain the title, artist, and album name for a song you’ve heard/are hearing but don’t know.

Let’s say in the process of recording for example internet radio(which I happen to do a lot), you may have been multitasking and weren’t as mindful of the track info as you should, and missed it. Music identification software can help obtain this for you.

You may be driving, and hear a song on the radio. Open the cell phone app, and hold your phone near a speaker for 10+ seconds or so, and the app will name it for you.

What if you can only hum, whistle, or sing a part of the song?…to quote the t.v. commercial “There’s an app for that”, and it’s not only for the iPhone.

You can also clean up misnamed/unnamed tracks in your music library.

This kind of software works by enabling you to access a particular music database. Digital music, or music in general has a signature which is called a “fingerprint”, which the software can read, and then compare with what is contained in its’ aforementioned database. The fingerprint can be based on parameters such as: melody(voice), rhythm,a sample played on a virtual instrument, melodic contour, beat/tapping et.al. It can then relay that info on to you…and the kicker is they’re mostly free!

However, let’s not get too excited and infer too rosy a picture. All the software/databases have limitations, and areas of specialty. These are after all just some more tools, albeit very useful ones.

Free Android Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier and More Fun!

Posted on November 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Android apps in the lifestyle category are essentially tools that can help make your life easier and more fun. The free Android apps on this list are no exception to that- they are all fun apps that can help with one thing or the other. I wouldn’t say that any of these free Android apps are critical for your survival. I would say that if you like to have fun and do things efficiently, your Android phone can help and these 10 free Android apps are a great place to start! Here are ten of the best free Android lifestyle apps:

craigsphone (craigslist)

This free Android app lets you access Craiglist, the popular classified ads website, using your Android phone. You can do pretty much anything- from browsing the ads to even posting an ad complete with photos from your phone! Useful and convenient, Craigsphone is a must for people like myself who can’t go a few hours without checking on the items available on CL!

OpenTable

This is an excellent free Android lifestyle app if you like dining out and trying new places. OpenTable can help you find the best restaurants near you. You can even use the app to book reservations and view the restaurant’s menu (as well as access reviews to help you decide where to eat).

10001 Cocktails

This app has every drink imaginable and they’re broken down by liquor type. When you’re browsing through the thousands of drinks, if you see one you like, simply add it to “My Drinks” so that you can utilize it later! There are many uses for this app and endless possibilities when it would be handy to have along. All I know is it’s great to have along for bar hopping!

Bartender

Why am I listing two of the same type apps on this list? Because they’re both amazing and I’m torn to pick just one of these great apps. I have both on my Android phone and many may think it’s a bit excessive, but when it’s party time, no one would complain! With an amazing search function and the ability to let users post and rate/review recipes, Bartender is one of the best free Android apps around.

My Honey Days

Probably not what you’d expect from this list of free Android lifestyle apps, My Days is an app designed for women. It can predict your ovulation and fertility schedules. If you’re trying to get pregnant, this free Android app may just help you out.

Ultimate Stopwatch & Timer

This free Android lifestyle app is exactly what its name says: a great stopwatch. It really has every possible function you could think you may need when it comes to having a stopwatch. This app can even run in the background and alert you when the timing is complete.

DailyHoroscope

Again, another free Android app that does exactly what its name says. This app even allows you to view predictions for previous days (so you can check whether the horoscope was accurate or not). If you’re into this sort of thing, which I’m not, this is probably your best bet. All I can say is that this app functions well and looks great. As far as the content goes- well you be the judge!

Layar Reality Browser

This is one of the more ingenious apps on this list. It’s extremely popular for good reason. It’s an app that’s not the easiest to describe. I’ll just say this- download it and mess around with it- you won’t be disappointed!

Relax and Sleep

If listening to something helps you fall asleep, this is a great app for you. There’s quite a range of noises, sounds and music that will help you get into a more relaxed state. This is a great Android app for those of us who need to make the most of our “unwind time”!

My Tracks

This app was developed by the My Tracks Team at Google. Being a Google app, we have certain expectations and this app definitely meets or exceeds them! This Android app records your GPS movements and shows live statistics like speed, time, distance travelled and more. It’s like having an expensive portable GPS device with you at all times for FREE! Pretty awesome app.

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