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Search Songs By Putting Your iPhone or Android Phone Near The Speaker

It must have happened with you when your watching TV and a song with no name comes up, plays for a few seconds and ends. You like the song but by the time you actually recognize the lyrics and put them in order to create the perfect line, the songs disappears.

To download the song you would now Google it for atleast a half an hour and if you still don’t get it, a little disappointment will definitely be there. Well if you have an iPhone or any other apple device then it could help you in searching songs just by listening to it. It’s true, now SoundHound, a music recognition app is available on the app store which helps you find songs just by listening to them.

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The app recognizes sound and finds the song for you. You can use your voice to say the name or even place the phone near the source speaker to let it recognize the song for you.

The interface is pretty simple with a small search section at the top, attached to a speaker button. Above that you have the settings in the top right corner. At the bottom you have three buttons, history, what’s hot and iPod.

Talking about the features of the app first, you can either manually enter the name of an artist or song and search it.

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If you want to use your voice to search a title, press the mic button next to it and say the name or the artist or the title of the song.

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The best feature is yet to come. In case you are listening to an unknown song and just want it to be on your device, press the big Tap Here button, as seen in the image above, place the device near the speaker and let the app listen to it for a couple of seconds after which it will show you the results.

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Numerous results are displayed on the screen. One can also play any song directly by tapping on the small play button ahead of the title on the image or can also head to iTunes to get it.

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To know more about a particular song, to share it on Facebook Twitter, or to download it from iTunes tap on the same from the results list.

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Coming back to the sections present on the main screen, the app has a history button on the bottom left corner which keeps a log of all your recently searched titles. It even keeps your bookmarks.

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The middle button at the bottom is the What’s Hot section featuring all the hottest, underplayed and recently searched songs worldwide.

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App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Conclusion: Brilliant app, recognizes immediately. A bit expensive but you will definitely love it

Our Rating: 3/5 | Price: $6.99 | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android –Yes , Download App For Android From here ]

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VLC Media Player For Android Phones [Pre Alpha]

As a matter of fact Microsoft has never been able to deliver the best possible features through its default windows programs. One of the best examples is the Media Player which lacks many features and also is really annoying at times and as a solution to which, developers came up with the VLC media player, an ultimate media player.

We have been using the VLC media player for windows for quite some time now and the time has come to download the same for your android device as the Pre-alpha version of the app is out. To our content, the app is out on the internet but for many of you it may not be as easy to download and install the app as it looks since the app is yet to be uploaded on the android market and as of now only the APK file is available. But don’t worry as at the end of the review we will explain how to download and install APK files on android for those of you who don’t know how to perform the same.

The first impression of the app is nice as it gets a really clean interface. On the main screen we have two buttons on the top right corner a media button for switching between videos and music files and a search button.

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Since this is an under development app some bugs are ought to be there but we would not like to dig deeper and will stay on the surface only. You can change from music to video by the button next to the search button at the top and interestingly the music feature interface is much like that of the latest Music stock app with sections like songs, artists, albums etc right at your fingertips and can be switched between by sliding your finger on either side.

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The search feature is pretty quick and accurate and one would face any difficulty in finding a song.

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You can play a particular song by tapping on it. On the player screen one would also see the shuffle and repeat buttons on the right side. The duration bar and play, pause, next and previous track buttons are at the bottom of the screen.

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When you hit back while a song is playing then you would see a small bar showing up at the bottom of the screen with the previously played or currently playing track and one can also pause or play the song from here itself.

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Talking about the rest of the aspects of this app, disappointingly only a limited set of options have been given and to access the same one has to press the menu key. There you will see a sort option, an about section and a preferences button. Sorting has been made easier by the function as it sorts files on the basis of name and length.

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The preferences section has just two sections, Directories and Clear History. With the clear history option one can remove the past search results as it builds up some cache and occupies space.

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The directories section contains a list of folders/directories of your phone. Selecting any will let the app search media files in those particular places only and not the whole of your device.

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Now we would like to explain you how to install an app through its APK file.

  • Download the APK file from the link given below
  • Now navigate to settings>Navigation>Unknown Sources and check the box after ignoring the warning
  • Connect your phone and transfer the downloaded file to the SD card
  • Disconnect the phone and launch the apk file that you transferred and install the app

App Requirements: Compatible with Android devices

Conclusion: The app works fine but the developers need to do a lot more work on it.

Our Rating: 3/5 | Price: Free | Visit Developer’s Website Link To Download This App

[ This app comes for iPhone – No ]

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Transfer, Play MP3 Songs On iPhone Without Requiring iTunes With EZMP3 Player App

One of the most disappointing features that Apple offers is the way you have to add songs to your iDevice. As well all know it is not possible to transfer songs without the help of iTunes, which is a little tedious process and also very inconvenient to use. I always wished to have an app which would help me transfer my favorite songs to my device without any need of itunes.

If you people are still wondering about the same and thing that the solution is yet to come then let me tell you that an app is already out on the store and does exactly the same what I was talking about in the previous paragraph. EZMP3 Player Pro is an app which you would not regret paying for as it lets you transfer songs to your device wirelessly and also is a music player.

The interface is all simple with and has the following sections, All songs, Folder Play, Playlists, Managing Folders, Managing Playlists, File Transfer, iPod Library and Settings.

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The app contains a few small tracks by default which you can listen to by pressing all songs . Thereafter from the list you can tap on any song and it will play. The interface also has the next and previous button along with the repeat and shuffle button and two animated speakers on either side.

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If you wish to switch to full screen mode hit the middle bottom button which resembles a green traingle.

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The Folder Play section on the main screen categorizes all the songs into separate folders and from here you can play each folder i.e the songs in the folder without any need of opening it.

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Alike folders you can also play separate playlists with all the songs categorized in them. So just press Playlists and tap on any of the playlists to play the containing songs.

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Through managing folders you can manage the folders, adding new folders or deleting the existing ones.

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Similarly you can manage Playlists also and can delete or create new playlists.

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The iPod Library option is one of the most interesting features as with it you can add songs from your iPod app to this EZMP3 music player. The do so just open the section and select all the songs you wish to add and then press done. The songs imported from the iPod app will be added to this app under a new folder called Documents.

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So very feature of this app which makes it unique is the wireless transfer of songs from your computer to the app without iTunes. Go to File Transfer section and switch on Start Transfer. Wait for the app to display the WI-fi URL which you need to type into the address bar of your internet browser on your PC.

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After typing down the Wi-Fi address hit enter and then from there select the Folder by checking the corresponding box, hit Select files, select the songs and press ok and the songs will start getting transferred.

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Lastly we have the settings from in which you can enable or disable devie auto-lock, earphone beep-sound and EP button special features.

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App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later

Conclusion: The app is good and works quite well and importantly transfers the songs with no difficulty at all.

Our Rating: 4.5 | Price: $1.99 | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android – No ]

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Kailash Kher Songs iOS iPhone App To Support India Against Corruption Movement By Anna Hazare

Anna Hazare has created a rage among the citizens of India against corruption and many celebrities are there to support the cause. Kailash Kher, one of the finest singers in the Indian music industry was recently seen supporting the movement led by Anna and for the same sang a couple of songs.

The songs are not new and have already been sung but since these support various causes and address the problem, the songs were noticed by app developers and now the same collection is available on iOS. Known as Kailash Kher 4 Social cause is one of the latest apps and features three songs along with their videos.

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Since it is a music app there would nothing to play around with but only to listen. On the top of the page we have the Songs section which features three songs which are as follows:

  • Greenathon
  • Support For Anti-Corruption
  • KBC

To listen to a song, you just need to tap on the same and on the next screen, which is similar to your iPod music app, you can play the song.

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The Videos section contains the videos of the above listed songs. Entering which will show a small thumbnail of the song and when you hit it, the app will redirect you to the Youtube tube and the app will be played immediately.

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One can also share the app via Facebook, Twitter or Email by press the three dedicated buttons at the bottom of the screen.

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later

Conclusion: If you like songs of Kailash and that too dedicated to social causes then you can download and listen to these songs.

Our Rating: 3 | Price: Free | Visit Apple Store Link To Install This App

[ This App Comes For Android – No, For Similar App Click On The Link ]

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Copy, Transfer iPod Songs In iPhone To Your Computer [iTunes Not Required]

There are times when you may want to transfer the songs on your iphone under ipod application to some computer which is not yours, which means that the computer on which you would like to transfer the songs may or may not have itunes installed on it.

In order to solve this simple problem we cam across a great app called Song Exporter Pro which allows you to transfer via Wi-Fi the songs you have in your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to any computer in your network. No iTunes required.

In order to transfer these songs and videos you will need to connect your apple device to the same wifi network to which your computer is connected on which you want to transfer these songs. Once both the devices are connected you need to run songs exporter pro on your apple device.

Using the app is really simple, you just need to tap the music icon on the application at the top center as shown in the image below.

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Now you need to select the songs which you would like to share or transfer and then tap done as shown in the image below.

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Now it will tell you the IP address which you can open in web browser.

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Open this address in the web browser on the computer connected to the same network, then you view the songs you shared and then right click on any of them as shown in the image below.

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Select save link as to download them to your computer as shown in the image below.

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You can also change the app settings to change the http port and enable authentication so that no one else with the right username and password you have set can access and download these songs.

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Key Features Of App

■ Access your device’s music library using a simple but powerful web interface, which allows you to easily select songs for downloading or playing, with instant sorting and searching.
■ Songs will have their metadata like song/artist names and cover art left intact!
■ Freely access your songs from any computer in your network. Just use any web browser and download what you want from your device.
■ Songs are extracted on the fly from your music library, without wasting your device’s limited memory. Feel free to backup your entire music library in one go!
■ Automatically generated playlists let you stream your songs wirelessly to Windows Media Player, WinAmp, iTunes, VLC, RealPlayer and many others. No AirPlay required!
■ Access to your device can be protected by username/password.
■ Universal app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
■ Supports Bonjour integration for easy connection.
■ Works with Windows, Mac and Linux systems.

If you have any issues with Song Exporter Pro, or need additional information, like tips on how to download a large number of songs, etc., please take a look at support section: http://www.rochasoftware.com/SongExporter/

This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad

App Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 4.1 or later..

Conclusion: This seems to be the best worth the money app to transfer your songs to your computer from your apple devices.

Our Rating: 4/5 | Price: $ 0.99 | Visit App Store Link To Install Songs Exporter Pro

[ This App Comes For Android – No ]