Make sweet music with this week's selection
TechLife | 15 Feb 2012 :
Gameboy Color A.D.
A nice Gameboy emulator for your Android handset (version 1.5 and over). It comes with a selection of games with built-in achievements, lets you log high scores and works with wiimote controller apps for an authentic retro gaming experience. Did we mention it's free? Well it is.
For: Windows Phone 7
A simple novelty app that only a touchscreen smartphone can pull off. As you play your music the screen is replaced by an image of a cassette, complete with rotating spools. The only catch, if you could call it that, is you have to have the Zune music player or FM radio app open first.
Designed as a teaching aid for children, Irish Fiddler is the brainchild of award-winning violinist Mairead Hickey. The app has four pieces to master: Kerry Polka, Maggie in the Woods and Britches Full of Stitches. Each piece comes with a tutorial, sheet music, a listening lesson and instruction on how to tie all four together in a meddley.