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Become a Piano Pro with flowkey

flowkey: Learn Piano Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com There are tons of Android apps and games available that will help you learn a new skill or hobby. While most of them won’t replace in-person instruction, it’s still a fantastic way to learn at home or on the go. flowkey: Learn Piano is an incredible music app that teaches you how to play piano using a real piano or keyboard. The app provides real-time feedback without the cumbersome use of cords or expensive software. Concept and Functionality flowkey: Learn Piano, by Flowkey, certainly isn’t the first app of its kind, but it is definitely one of the most successful. The developers have created a wonderful feature-rich environment that encourages users...

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SmartTorrent is a Great Way to Download Media

SmartTorrent Torrent Client Price: Free Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Getting media content through torrents is a good way to enjoy your favorite movies, shows and music, especially if you are not living in the United States. Too often the content we want to see is not available in countries outside of US, especially for some shows and movies. That is why using torrents can get us the latest TV show episodes and movies on our computers. SmartTorrent a great app for bringing all the benefits of torrents right to your Android device. This app, from Nopus, has a lot of potential and the current version is certainly a worthy try with good capability that will function properly on both smartphones and...

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WavePad Master’s Edition: Your Virtual Sound Studio (via the Armchair)

WavePad Master’s Edition Price: $14.99 Rating: Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Here at the Android Apps Review, we talk a lot about how the Android creative application market just isn’t quite on par with what iOS has to offer. Granted, there are easily dozens of areas where Android is clearly the superior OS. But still: if you’re looking to make movies, beats or photos, it can often be a crapshoot at the Google PlayStore. Today, though, we get to talk about one of our new favorite creative tools. WavePad Master’s Edition provides the average user with a clear, touch-friendly way to edit and record audio with your Android device. This app from NCH Software comes packed with a healthy slab...

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The 7 Best Music Apps for Android: Your Inner DJ Will Thank You

The 7 Best Music Apps for Android AndroidAppsReview.com Written by Luke Patrick One of the things we hear most about the Android system is that it doesn’t provide as much creative output as something like an iPhone. Now, we might admit that this was the case back when the platform first launched: but things have changed considerably and now an Android device is all you need. Your Android phone or tablet can be a rocking, deejay-style powerhouse, second to none. Don’t believe us? Then peep these Top 7 Best Musical Apps for Android. To get all the details and more, just scroll on down below the break.   Spotify: Free – Don’t give us that look! If you’re going to...

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Top 5 Guitar Apps for Android: Unleash Your Inner Shred (the Smart Way)

Top 5 Guitar Apps for Android AndroidAppsReview.com Written by Luke Patrick If you’ve been a longtime reader here on the site, you’re probably aware of the fact that I’m a bit of a closeted musician. Whenever some MIDI controller or wayward tuner walks across my desk, I’m inordinately excited. It’s always nice to revisit the cold, dark studios from my past. Especially if I can do it from an Android phone without leaving the armchair! Which brings us to today’s topic du jour: Making the most of your daily shred sessions on the six-stringed guitar. Yup—we’re talking about becoming a righteous axe master. The musical world isn’t as rife with gold on Android as it is with our iOS...

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MusicTrans: The Ideal Music Notation Companion

Price: $9.99 Rating: MusicTrans Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com It’s a bit of a secret around here, but if you press hard enough, this author is happy to own up to the facts: Once upon a time, long before app reviews became my vocation, I worked as a musician. Those good times are long gone, though, but it doesn’t mean I’m without my inkling for the industry. As such, I am stoked to be bringing you a full review of MusicTrans, from Franco Catrin, for Android, the ideal companion for any wanna-be Zappa out there that might like to make some music notations. MusicTrans is a wonderful app that makes it simple, effective and time-efficient to create transcriptions of your...

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Enjoy Your Music More by Sharing with SHARY Social Music Player

Price: Free Rating: SHARY – Social Music Player Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com One of the problem with our always-connected culture is that frequently we are isolated from one another. This is highly prevalent and has a negative effect on our enjoyment of music. Music has traditionally been a social experience, which at one time meant circling around the radio or near the stage at a concert, but now, unfortunately, often means sitting with a pair of earbuds locking our music up for just our own listening. SHARY – Social Music Player from 2421 Moreno, is a fantastic new music player that bridges the gap between listening by ourselves and sharing the experience with our friends as we’re listening to it....

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Beamz: Your Music, Your Style

Price: Free Rating: Beamz Android Game Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you consider yourself a music junkie? Do you like to listen to different variations of songs and see which one you like best? Then Beamz, from developer Beamz Interactive, Inc., is just the perfect app for you! Features Beamz turns your dreams and inspirations of recreating songs into reality. Imagine taking today’s popular songs, or any song really, and adding a bit of your own personal touch and style to it making it sound the way you want it to sound. That is what Beamz does. When you initially load the app you will need to agree to the app’s song license agreement in order to proceed in using the app....

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Easily Control Your Device’s Volume Levels with Persist+

Price: $3.99 Rating: Persist + Volume Control Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com You’ve done it and I’ve done it. You forgot to turn your phone’s ringer off for that important meeting or date night movie. It just so happens that a relative, friend, or coworker calls you, and now you’re embarrassed. Wouldn’t it be awesome if your phone was smart and it knew you had a meeting or you were at the movies, so it automatically silenced itself accordingly? Persist + Volume Control, developed by Netroken, is a fantastic way to control every aspect of your Android device’s volume settings. From alarm levels to ringtones and special notifications, this is a fantastic app for anyone who would like to...

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Sing to Any Tune Anywhere with Karaoke Magic

Price: Free Rating: Karaoke Magic Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you find yourself singing along with songs on the radio all the time? If you like to get a group of friends together and have a sing-a-long then the Karaoke Magic app from developer Vios Solutions is one app you’re going to love. Features Karaoke Magic takes all of the same fun and entertainment of regular karaoke and turns it into something even more convenient and accessible at all times. The app allows you to convert all sorts of music whether already present on your device or even from YouTube videos and transform them into karaoke tracks! With automatic musical karaoke playback, vocal removal, and also with displayed lyrics...

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Lullabies Songs for Kids (Hush-a-By) Will Delight Your Child

Price: Free Rating: Lullabies Songs for Kids Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com If you happen to have kids then you would probably know what this app is all about and you would be most interested in this review. If you have small kids who don’t go to bed until you sing them a lullaby then Lullabies songs for kids (Hush-a-by), from Artem Makarov, can help you a lot. Whether you’re not feeling well, your throat is not in the best condition, you’re tired or just don’t feel like singing. Concept and Functionality As far as the design of the app goes, it’s really awesome. It performs the objective for which it’s made quite well and graphics are designed with young...

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Get Your Music Trivia Groove On with Icon Pop Songs

Price: Free Rating: Icon Pop Songs Android App Review by AndroidAppsReview.com Do you consider yourself a know-it-all when it comes to all things music related? Are you a big fan of all types of music genres? Then the Icon Pop Song app from developer Brookesia Games is just the app for you! Features The basic premise of the Icon Pop Song app is to challenge yourself and others to a multiple music genre trivia contest! Open up the app and hit the play icon to begin listening to various songs played in a piano version of a particular well known classic or modern day song. It is up to you to figure out who the song’s artist or title...

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AudioZest 3D Music Rocks Out on Android

Price: $4.99 AudioZest 3D: Android Apps Written Review AudioZest 3D, from developer BitCauldron, is a new music listening app on Android. With a wide variety of equalizer functions and a complete 3D sound effect setup, AudioZest 3D offers a unique listening experience on Android. Features Have you ever wanted to experience true surround sound or 3D music sound, on your Android cellphone or tablet? Now you can with AudioZest 3D. This app allows you to browse your music, sorted in a variety of options (playlist, artist, etc), then play the music in a wide range of equalizer and 3D modes. You have to be wearing headphones to truly experience the awesomness of AudioZest 3D. You can choose from what...

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Guitarcraft: Unleash the Inner Shred

Price: $2.56 Rating: Guitarcraft: Written Android App Review In a former life, we used to spend our days pushing around amplifiers, setting up gigs, and generally speaking rocking the house down with our guitars. That was a long time ago, though, and now our musical interests have largely been relegated to the digital realm. However, this is hardly a bad thing, especially with awesome applications like Guitarcraft, from Digitl, becoming more and more prevalent with every passing day. The app is perhaps the best guitar replicator we have seen yet on the Android platform, and more importantly, it’s a blast to play around with. If you’re looking for a unique way to indulge your inner shred, you need only...

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Acccelerando: Making Music on the Android (Like an Android)

Price: $1.95 Rating: Acccelerando: Written iPhone App Review Now, we’ve been using Android for a long time (more or less since it hit the scene) and we cannot begin to tell you how much we enjoy the platform. Still, we do wish there were a few more apps that were just . . . well, interesting. With that in mind, we’re just chuffed to bits to be bringing you a full review of Acccelerando, an engaging new way to create soundscapes from your Android device using spreading, pinching, and a little bit of ingenuity. It’s great fun, and for the price, it’s a pretty phenomenal bargain, too. For our full review, you need only to slide on down below...

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Safeguard Your Audio Files with Mp3 Encrypt

Price: $1.00 Mp3 Encrypt: Written Android App Review Always wanted to have an app readily available to encrypt or decrypt mp3 files on your device? Then the Mp3 Encrypt app from developer dongraid is just the app for you! Features When you initially load Mp3 Encrypt you will be shown three menu options: “Encrypt”, “Decrypt”, and “Language”. Each menu options are self explanatory, with the last option letting you select from the default, English, or the Russian language. To begin encrypting, you will select the “Open File” icon and choose a file from a folder on your device, or from the SD card, if your device has one. Numerous files will appear, so be sure to know what you...

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Equalizer FX: Pump It Up, Droid-Man

Price: Free Rating: Equalizer FX: Written Android App Review When it comes to our music, we’re incredibly hard to please. We have picky tastes to begin with, and to top it all off, we have to have our setup pumping out the best equalization possible before we can relax and just enjoy the groove. This is why we’re thankful for Android applications like Equalizer FX by developer devdnua. The app makes it simple and effective to both fine-tune and boost our music’s performance on our Android phone. Want a full review? Look no further than the one posted below, just beyond the break! Concept and Functionality At this point, you might be wondering what equalization is, or why you...

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Dhingana – Hindi Songs & Bollywood Music

Price: Free Rating: Dhingana: Written Android App Review More than 10,000 times every day, the Dhingana app for Android is downloaded all over the globe. Users may be looking for the latest Bollywood hits, or maybe they’re just after a little Nirvana. Either way, this stellar app from Dhingana Inc. is at the forefront of Hindi music, and it can all be yours for free. Features: Dhingana is a music playing app, plain and simple. The app breaks music into 31 individual categories, and taps users into a collection of more than 350,000 songs available in more than 35 Indian languages. Maybe you’re just looking for a Best of Shaan playlist, or a new tune to meditate to. Dhingana...

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Radio Velvet: Take the Greats With You

Price: Free Rating: Radio Velvet: Written Android App Review One of the things we like most about the Android platform is the sheer wealth of music radio applications that exist for it. If we like, we can download an app to stream just about any genre under the sun straight to our favorite phone. Now, thanks to Radio Velvet by developer NGSE, we’ve now got yet another quality option to use while on the go. It’s an advertisement free world of high-quality music, and we enjoy what it ponies up immensely. For our full review, too, you need only to slide on down below the break. Starting with; Concept and Functionality Like most Internet radio applications, Radio Velvet streams...

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Maple MP3 Player: When Your Android Music Needs a Serious Boost

Price : $4.95 Maple MP3 Player: Written and Video Android App Review We’re going to be honest with you guys: No matter what phone we’ve tried, we just can’t seem to find an Android device that comes stock with a truly impressive music player. This is in comparison to some truly incredible offerings that we’ve found elsewhere in the past, like on the Palm Pre. Thankfully, though, we don’t have to wait in misery any longer: Thanks to Maple MP3  Player by developer sqr5 we can now fully live out our musical dreams on the Android platform. The app is incredibly feature rich, and serves as a mobile music and audiobook station for our phone. And for our full...

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Audio Evolution Mobile: The Final Word in Android Recording

Audio Evolution Mobile: Written Android App Review For a long time now, one of the things we’ve been most envious of when it comes our smug, iPhone sporting friends is the plethora of music-based applications they have available to them thanks to their Apple device. However, with Audio Evolution Mobile by developer eXtream Software Development now on the scene, Android as a whole is now one step closer to being the creative powerhouse we so desperately desire. The app offers a full and comprehensive way to record our music with our Android phone, offering everything from track tools right down to final mixing. It’s a powerful set-up, and if you’ve been waiting for just such an item, you can...

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WeTunes: A Social Music Service for Android

Written Android App Review WeTunes is a music player for Android with fun rating, sharing and status options that turn listening to music into a truly social experience. This musical social experiment comes from Techfest Appsurd, and we definitely applaud their ingenuity. WeTunes is a fresh take on two tired app categories. Features To start your socio-music adventure you’ll need to register your email address and name. WeTunes will assign you a user PIN. Use this number to connect with friends through WeTunes. More about that later. Once you’re registered you can use the app to explore your Android’s file system. Tapping a file launches it in the app, where you can listen to the track, rate it for...

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Bang A Drum All Day With Drum Set

Written Android App Review Unlike iOS, Android as a platform is rather lacking in the realm of mobile music production. With such a wide variety of devices, there’s simply not much demand for mobile editing suites, or even virtual instruments. That’s why we’re super stoked to have Drum Set, by developer nullap, in the studio today: The app’s responsive and quality virtual drum kit provide for an entertaining experience for Android. Concept and Functionality Drum Set has no pretenses about itself, starting with its simpleton name. The app is, without fanfare, a finger drum set for your Android device. This means the app comes with a snare, a kick, two toms, and something like three million cymbals—all of which...

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Skip to the Beat of Cloudskipper

Written Android App Review It hasn’t been that long since any decent outing called for your cell phone, digital camera, maybe an MP3 player and on some occasions a GPS or even video camera.  Talk about some full pockets!  Now the one stop shop that we all know as our beloved Androids have taken all these gadgets and packed them into a single easy to use device. And to make your Android work to the best of its ability, its all about the apps!  Finding the best Android apps is the difference between having a device that barely seems to work and one that can practically walk and talk. Today we are going to look at an Android app...

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Keep Yourself in the Know with Fanatic Fans for Android

Written Android App Review Wouldn’t it be great if you could keep up with all your favorite teams, artists and acts while earning rewards, connecting with fellow fans and finding the news you care about easily? Calibrus Inc thought you might. The developers of the new Fanatic Fans app for Android created a one-stop app where all your favorite obsessions can reside in harmony. Features I had high hopes for Fanatic Fans while performing my Android app review. I love music, follow hockey and like apps that put the news I want in my hands fast. At first I was impressed. A simple tap on the settings icon and I could select “My Bands” to find my favorite groups,...

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Ghosttown: A Music App That’s Far From Empty

Written Android App Review If there’s a lot of anything in the Android Market, there’s a lot of music Android apps. Pandora, Soundhoud, Shazam, Grooveshark—you can hardly spit without hitting some form of music streaming for Android. Occasionally though,  a new face appears and starts to really make a splash. Just such an example (and a free one at that) is Ghosttown, by Ghosttown Music. Let’s checkout Ghosttown with my Android app review. Functionality What the Ghosttown Android app offers that puts it above many other similar music Android apps is its free streaming music. Yes, you heard that right. This app offers free, unlimited streaming of just about any band you can mention—or search for, that is. The...

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Sniff Out Music your Way with Hound

Written Android App Review Music on the go is not a new concept, but efficiency-hungry Android users are always on the hunt for faster ways to connect with their favorite tracks. Developer SoundHound Inc. has a new pared down version of their music searching wonder app called Hound. Tap and talk to be connected to a world full of music.   Features While performing my Android app review I found out that Hound is an Android app with its own set of rules. Use the voice search feature to enter the name of any artist or song you’ve been hankering after. Odds are what you’re looking for is coming right up. I search for 15 different artists and tracks,...

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Google Music: Take that iTunes

Written Android App Review Music services have been taking well aimed, yet mostly ineffective, shots at iTunes for years. It’s no surprise Google, creator of my favorite OS and yours, Android, got in line. Rumors about Google’s cloud-based music service have been circulating for about a year. Music is still in beta release, and the wait time for an invite is killer. Want to know what you’re missing? Read on. Features So what exactly does Google Music do? Once you submit a beta request (visit music.google.com) and receive your invite, install the music manager application on your computer. It will troll your existing music files and upload copies of them to Google’s server for safe keeping. Install Google Music...

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Load up on Free Music with GTunes Music

Written Android App Review Do you love finding free music online? If so, try out the hit free Android app, GTunes Music, from developer Luke W. It is a great Android app for finding free music from websites like Last.FM, 7digital.com and more! Check out the included and updated top music charts in different genres to find the best beats for your Android phone or tablet today! Functions When creating the Android apps review of GTunes I found navigation to be quite intuitive. There are tabs at the top of the page for Search, Downloads, Library, Play (music), Edit and About (info on the app developer team and contact email) in GTunes Music. Once you have found a song...

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Master Your Mix with Music Wizard Android App

Written Android App Review Do you ever get a song stuck in your head?  Not in a bad way, but in a way that just sticks with you and makes you want to hear it again and again…..and again.  You want more!  And you want it now!  This, my friends, is where Music Wizard Android app comes into play.  Music Wizard is a new Android app that puts an entire world of music right at your fingertips.  Have a new favorite artist?  Just search it.  Like what you hear?  Just download it.  Either way you have the music you want, when you want it…….so what’s the catch?   Function After performing the Android apps review, I became very comfortable...

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Find Free Music with Free Music MP3 Downloads Android App

Written Android App Review There are loads of different music Android apps available for the AndroidOS at the moment, yet few offer fully free downloads of music. Free Music MP3 Downloads is one such Android app, and it has a truly amazing array of music from all different types of genres. Users can also take their favorite downloaded beats and use them as their own Android ring tones for more fun. Interested? Free Music MP3 Downloads not only offers free music, it also is available for free itself! Functions Free Music MP3 Downloads Android App is a massive music search engine with additional fun features. From the start, users can select to do a basic search for the beats...

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Rockin’ Out with Caustic Electronic Music Rack

Written Android App Review Mixers of the world rejoice! Caustic Android app will blow you away with its amazing music mixing capabilities. While some Android apps only have one keyboard to play with, Caustic comes packed with eight machines! Right now this version is just a demo so save, load, and export are disabled. However, the song you are working with will be saved between sessions. Thankfully, there is no time limit though so users are free to play to their hearts content. A full paid version is expected to be released within the next few weeks.                   Features: Each keyboard or machine is available by scrolling on the left side...

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DJ Rivals: One Big, Nasty, Funky Thang That’s Begging to Be Scratched

Written Android App Review Do you ever look at Tap Tap Revenge and wonder what it would be like with a little more RPG, a little less music, and a whole lot of DJ-inspired art? Odds aren’t good, but that doesn’t mean DJ Rivals, by developer Booyah! hasn’t upped the ante and delivered with its fresh-out-the-chute update: What this game offers is everything described, plus a whole heck of a lot more that just can’t be explained.   Gameplay DJ Rivals is a hard one to peg as far as genre goes: It features a lot of groove-oriented button mashing, à la Dance Dance Revolution, but it’s also every bit a Pokemon-inspired RPG. You play a local DJ looking...

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Grooveshark for Android: Pulled Due to Record Label Turmoil

Written Android App Review ** Grooveshark Update: To the chagrin of many Grooveshark fans, trouble with the record labels has caused this app to be pulled from the Android Market.  A statement from Grooveshark was released quoting “We are eagerly looking to enter into agreements with all labels and content owners, so that we can work together to the benefit of all parties. To be effective, these agreements, however, must be struck directly with the respected content owners in the boardroom not the courtroom.” For those not familiar with Grooveshark, our Android app review is listed below: Do you wish you could shove all your tunes onto a digital cloud, and then have that cloud around when you’re on...

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