Top 100 Android Apps of 2012 (part 8)

Music and Video

TuneIn Radio 
TuneIn Radio is best for those who prefer live radio. You can listen to over 50,000 local and global radio channels such as BBC, NPR. If you purchase TuneIn Radio Pro for $ 0.99 you can also record audio.



free but requires subscription from $7.99 per month
Netflix subscribers can watch any movie or television show from the instant streaming catalogue anywhere over a WiFi signal, as well as a 3G and 4G connections.


This music app streams all the music stored on your local home computer, for as long as the latter is turned on. Other functions include the usual shuffle, skip, delete, and create playlists.


Pandora internet radio
Pandora has an excellent quality streaming even over a 3G signal. Pandora tends to be the most reliable, because it has a longer history running on Android.


Movies, by Flixster puts theater times, release dates for movies and DVDs, film reviews, and trailers in you android device.


Free with $9.99/month Spotify Premium
Pay $9.99/month for Spotify Premium, it will instantly streams music from a 15+ million catalogue, create playlists, integrate local libraries, and check out other members’ playlists. With Premium you can sync playlists to your Android device and play music offline.


Slacker Radio

It has an excellent audio quality, a well-designed interface, tight lyrics implementation, and load of customization options. Slacker doesn’t have deep social networking features.


Ted Talks
This  app lets you search a video database containing over 1,200 TED presentations even if your device is not connected to the Internet. Alternatively, you can listen to the TedTalks radio-style audio stream and share videos on Facebook.


Stitcher Radio – News & Talk
Stitcher is an excellent app for those of us who prefer podcasts and talk radio to music,  You can listen to the news from a wide variety of channels and stations.

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