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BleBlo the app for collectors

BleBlo was originally entered into the Core 77 Windows App competition in 2013. It has recently come out of development.

Ever wondered which of your friends have a specific book, blue-ray dvd or rare LP that you are looking for? BleBlo will help you find out which of your friends have those items.

BleBlo also helps you track who you borrowed which items to and sends them a notification when you would like it returned.

Beside the default categories which include Games, TV Series, Music, Books and so on you can also create your own categories.

To add items to your collection you can simply scan the barcode, and if BleBlo cannot find the item it is easy enough to add it manually.

Whatever you collect BleBlo, will help you manage and keep track of these collections.

BleBlo is available for $0.99, and can be downloaded by clicking on this link or scanning the barcode below.

 

Poll: What is your favorite Windows Phone Music App?

TitleBar Since the Windows Phone 8.1 update, many complaints have come in regarding the Xbox Music App. The reviews complain about the app being slow, and music taking a while to load. So lets take a look at Pros/Cons of some of the top music apps that Windows Phone has to offer.

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EZTUBE, FREE APP FOR WATCHING AND DOWNLOADING

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EZTUBE is designed in the form of the original mobile Youtube application to bring users the real experience of using Youtube. EZTUBE provides virtually all the features that an user may need including: browsing categories (most popular, music, sports, gaming, etc.), channels, logging into user account, watching, rating, and giving comments. Furthermore, EZTUBE allows users to download videos for watching offline. The downloaded videos can also be converted to audio songs, which can be saved to the phone’s music library. Using EZTUBE users may figure out even more interesting features. The key features are listed below:

  • Explore Youtube videos in different categories and channels
  • Search for videos by keywords
  • Watch HD videos, rate and comment videos
  • Log into user account to watch personal videos
  • Download videos and/or convert to audio songs
  • Create playlist for listening to the downloaded music
  • Listen to the downloaded music in different modes: sequential, repeat, shuffle.
  • Save songs to the phone’s storage

EZTUBE is completely, no fee, no ads, no link to any third-party sites. Contact us: [email protected] if you have question.

MixRadio App Updated In Windows Phone Store, Drops ‘Nokia’ Branding

Microsoft MixRadio Windows Phone

Nokia MixRadio for Windows Phone devices today got updated to v4.5.0.440 in Windows Phone Store. This is a minor update which includes revised branding(dropping ‘Nokia’ brand), tweaks to Facebook sharing,  bug fixes and performance improvements.

  • MixRadio is a streaming music service. It brings you free, personalized music with no advertising.
  • Start listening with Play Me, an ever-changing mix based on the music you love. Nokia MixRadio QR
  • Use Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down to make the mix better each time you play. It’s like having your own personal radio station.
  • Also includes hundreds of handcrafted mixes, create a mix, gigs, artist notifications, mp3 store and player, and of course the ability to save your favorite mixes for offline playback so you can listen even without an internet connection.

Download the update here from Windows Phone Store for free from your Lumia device.

Deal Alert: Sleeve Music Premium Features free for a limited period

Music lovers app Sleeve Music is currently offering their premium features, which normally requires an In App Purchase, for free for a limited period.

The app, which is powered by Nokia MixRadio and which draws your interests from your music library, Facebook and Last.FM, draws content from MusicBrainz,  Nokia MixRadio, Last.FM, Soundcloud, YouTube, Songkick, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.image

The app offers news, artist info, lets you stream music and also purchase tracks. The premium features includes notifications for news and the ability to change your lock screen.

Download the app, which is exclusive to Windows Phone, from the store here.

With Soundmap you can make new friends just by sharing your love for music

With Soundmap you can meet new people just by sharing your love for music.

Ever wondered what kind of music does the other side of the world listen to?

Ever wanted to talk to the cute girl with the headphones next to you in the bus, without knowing how to approach her?

Ever dreamed of meeting new people just by sharing your love for music?

Soundmap has the solution for you!
With just some small steps you can now join our community and start making friends just by listening to your favorite music!

Specific features :

  • Auto-syncing of the current song you’re listening to.
  • Browse the whole map on every currently online user
  • Online list for quick-jumping to a user
  • Connect with facebook to sync your profile picture
  • Link to a user’s facebook profile (provided it’s not private)

Soundmap’s features are completely free and will always be. There’s and ad-free version at 0.99$. Get soundmap now!

Foobar raising funds for mobile apps, including Windows Phone

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Classic music player Foobar2000 is looking to make the jump from the desktop to mobile, including iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

They have collected a select team of developers to help them accomplish it, and are now raising money to fund the development.

foobar2000 mobile will be built from the ground up specifically for mobile devices, and the initial design brief is to stay true to foobar2000′s current ethos, pure playback, with advanced features pioneered by foobar many years ago such as bit perfect playback, replaygain and gapless playback.

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Trap Pad v1.0 New Musical App For Windows Phone

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After the release of Dubstep Pad has been almost six months. And here we have yet another application of this series, it’s Trap Pad. Now you can create Trap Music. Attached are several sets of samples, typical of this genre. qr code dubstep pad

Trap Pad 1.0 features include

  • Live Tiles
  • Some new packs with samples
  • Ability to change the samples (volume, pitch)
  • Record track
  • Playlist

Download from the Marketplace here or use the QR Code.

Sneak peek at how you can play music using Cortana and Style Jukebox

Cortana, the Windows Phone new personal assistant, does many useful things; Instead of searching for something you ask Cortana – so if you want to know what the weather forecast is, how many pounds are in a kilo or when Jim’s birthday is, you’ll ask and Cortana will give you the answer.

We are working on integrating Style Jukebox with Cortana so you can play and control your music with your voice. This version is currently available only through our Beta channel (until 8.1 will be released publicly), but we will be more than glad to give access to it.

What can you say to Style Jukebox (‘Jukebox’)?

  • Play a specific track, album, artist or playlist
  • Add a specific track, album or artist to queue
  • Basic playback control: stop, resume, go next, etc.
  • Ask what song is playing and what song is next
  • Search your music library

To get your hands on Style Jukebox with support for Cortana:

Check out the video below with a DEMO of how Style Jukebox works with Cortana.

It’s the hands free way to play and control your music. Perfect for when you’re driving, jogging or just not in the mood for typing.

Looking forward for your feedback and for the final version!
-The Style Jukebox Team

Download free unlimited musics with SoundClouda after a big UI redesign!

SoundClouda which is a third-party app for social network of music, SoundCloud, has a new look after a complete redesign!

Now everything is well organized. By heading to the app, you will see a list of hot trending musics. It’s exactly the same as SoundCloud list of trending musics on their website. A full list of 50 different genre is on the next page. Every category has a list of hottest and latest musics and makes it easy to browse and find your favorite songs.

If you like a song, you can own it by downloading it directly to your phone. There are no restrictions, it’s completely free and unlimited. You also can make online playlists, so it’ll be easy to access them on your other devices.

SoundClouda after the latest update, has a transparent tile which looks very nice on Windows Phone 8.1!

You can download it from Windows Phone Store here

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Agile Metronome is Back – and Amazingly Accurate

Almost three years ago I published my first Windows Phone 7.0 app – Agile Metronome. It was one of the first metronomes on the platform and quickly became the most downloaded one. It had two nice – while not very metro – graphical themes, ability to set the tempo by tapping on the circle and was reasonably accurate.

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Then something had happened – Microsoft released Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango. It was a legendary system update with great new features, but at the same time it broke both my popular apps – Accurate Tuner and Agile Metronome. I‘ve resolved the more pressing Accurate Tuner issue and described it on my blog (part 1, part 2), but the metronome was broken too. Distribution of system events in Mango was less regular and predictable than in WP 7.0 and the metronome started to tick irregularly.

I wasn’t able to dedicate time to fix it back then, so the metronome started to accumulate low-star reviews and after some time I pulled it from the Marketplace.

Now, it’s back! Last week, Microsoft chose Accurate Tuner Pro for Red Stripe Deals and it motivated me to revamp the internals of Agile Metronome. I haven’t make changes to its design yet and I agree that it is not modern at all. But it’s very accurate now – probably the most accurate metronome in the Store.

Agile Metronome DownloadDespite the heavy animations, it approaches 0.001 sec. accuracy on faster WP 8.0 multi-core devices. Its accuracy on single-core WP 7.8 devices is less stellar, but it is still usable. Just the first generation WP 7.0 devices with 1.0 GHz Snappdragon S1 with Scorpion core and Adreno 200 (Samsung Focus anyone?) and Lumia 610 may stumble.

In the coming weeks I plan to add simpler, more battery-friendly and more mature graphic themes, in addition to other improvements.

Agile Metronome Beta was among the first apps using AdDuplex network:

Agile Metronome Beta was among the first apps using AdDuplex network

Get Agile Metronome from the Store for free.

Nokia MixRadio Website And Mix Sharing Now Available For India

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Nokia MixRadio website and Mix sharing was previously not available for Indian users even though they can enjoy this service via Nokia devices. Today, Nokia finally fixed this issue and both Nokia MixRadio Website and Mix Sharing are now available to Indian users.

How to use this feature?

1) Go to Nokia MixRadio on your Nokia device.

2) Listen to some mixes.

3) There is share button on the top right, tap it.

4) Share that link to friends on Twitter, Facebook, etc,.

5) When your friend click it, the Mix will be opened in a beautiful web UI and he can even listen to a preview of the tracks.

via: Paul

 

Report: Nokia MixRadio Coming To China This Week

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A new report today claims that Nokia MixRadio will become the first global music streaming service to launch in China. Let it launches in the world’s market this week.

More than 80% of internet users in China – 500 million people – access the net through a mobile device, making it the largest global market for music streaming. Nokia MixRadio is available in 31 countries.

By comparison, Pandora is available in three countries, with the an audience of 150 million and Apple’s iRadio is available in two countries with 20 million users.

By 2015, internet users in China are likely to account for almost a quarter of the total global user base. Nokia MixRadio has hired influential Chinese musicians including Khalil Fong, Tia Ray and DJ Wordy to curate playlists of the local music.

Source: UT.com nf