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Top 10 Music-Making Apps for Android

By Simon Hill

 

These apps won’t turn you into Lady Gaga or Eric Clapton, but they can help you become a better, more creative musician than you already are.

 

MicDroid

Price: Free; intervigil

Rating: 4 out of 5

If you love to sing but you have trouble staying in tune, then this app is for you. MicDroid offers automatic pitch correction and on-the-fly pitch correction. Simply hit “record,” sing into your phone and the app will correct the pitch. You can access and play back your recordings to hear the new-and-improved versions. You also have the option to set a recording as your ringtone or share it via email. Read the rest of this entry

Android Phone App Numbers

Report from Bill Dumas:

At the recent Mobile World Congress event, Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt, confirmed that the Android Market app numbers have now topped the 150,000 mark. On top of that he claimed that are over 350,000  device activations every day.

Those are some very impressive numbers. However, Android still has a long way to go to catch up to the iPhone apps count which recently surpassed 350,000 on the App Store.

Plus, it seems 350,000 is some sort of magic number. According to executives at Intuit, their company has seen over 350,000 downloads of their tax return SnapTax app in less than three weeks after the app went live on the iPhone and Android smartphones.

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