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Start a Party with this Karaoke App

Posted By Steve McFarlane on August 1st, 2011

Shazam is one of those cool apps that you can use to impress you friends with your seemingly super power ability to recognize virtually any tune, or song. Use Shazam to recognize what song is playing by simply having the app listen to a part of the song and it will reveal to you the artist, the album and even the lyrics of the song.

Shazam adds LyricPlay

It seems only natural that Shazam be given a karaoke feature that will enable users to choose songs and sing along to the lyrics. The new feature is called “Shazam LyricPlay” and it is available on Shazam Encore. LyricPlay syncs the song you’re listening to and displays its lyrics as it plays. The feature is currently available on Shazam Encore and (Shazam) Red apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. It works with 25,000 plus songs and growing.

The Android crowd patiently awaits being served. Until then, we will have to stick with the likes of Android Karaoke.


The Best Android Golf GPS App

Posted By Steve McFarlane on June 1st, 2011

Being able to measure the distance to various golf course obstacles and at the same time track and analyze your own statistics can be a real game changer. These golf apps will put a powerful tool in your pocket that can drastically improve your game or at least lift it above the standard of your buddy’s.

Golfshot

In addition to being able to track distances, Golfshot has over 35,000 professional mapped courses with aerial view and distance to any point on the course. With so many reasonable priced golf GPS apps it is difficult to recommend an application that charges $29.99, but that’s what Golfshot costs. Golfshot does have some graphing and stats features that help it justify it relatively high asking price though. (more…)

What is the Best Ebook Reader for Android?

Posted By Steve McFarlane on January 21st, 2011

Having the convenience to read a book while on the go can make waiting in long lines, or occupying one’s free time more enjoyable. If you don’t mind using the relative small display of a mobile device to read ebooks, then these ereaders should be of interest to you. In this roundup, we look at the best Android ebook readers on the market. (more…)

The Best Android Shopping and Coupon Apps

Posted By Steve McFarlane on January 5th, 2011

Shopping applications give turn-by-turn directions to the nearest supermarkets, hotels, gas stations, restaurants, gyms, ATMs, banks and movie theaters, and also help consumers find great deals.

Whether you need an app to help you find a store offering the best price on an item you are looking for, or you need help finding a good gift idea, these Android shopping apps can help. We list the best Android coupon app, the best Android shopping app, and the best Android gift suggestion app we could find.

The Coupons App

Enjoy awesome savings at your favorite department stores, restaurants and gas stations with one of the most popular coupon apps forThe Coupons App – Android Coupon App the Android platform. It is not uncommon to find discounts and offers of more than 30-50% off; you can also use the app to get free samples and magazines. Some other popular features include:

  • Barcode scanning to find matching prices
  • The ability to share coupons by email, Twitter and Facebook
  • The ability to do a voice search of available coupons
  • Save coupons to your calendar or a map. (more…)