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The Roundup

The Roundup: 10 June 2017

We’re back with another week of The Roundup, our weekly series that highlights and showcases some incredible animations, mockups, illustrations that we come across during the week. This time, we’re bringing an incredible roundup of some lovely music UIs: We hope you enjoy The Roundup this week and as always, if you have any feedback or suggestions, we’re always eager to hear them. Note: This post includes animated GIFs, so it’ll take a while to load completely. The Roundup is...

Funnel Audio News App

Funnel — Hourly Audio News Summaries

If you like keeping up with the news, but hate to read or often find it impossible to spare some time to read the plethora of news sources available today, Funnel is just the thing for you. Funnel is an iPhone app that brings you audible news summaries that you can consume no matter where you are. Funnel brings you news from sources like the BBC, NPR, CBC, VOA, Fox 5, SRN and FSN. The app’s UI is delightful mix...

Overcast 3.1

Overcast 3.1 Introduces a Standalone Apple Watch Playback Feature

Overcast — the popular podcast app by Marco Arment was updated to version 3.1 this week, which introduces two interesting features to the app — Standalone Apple Watch Playback and also a Custom Dark Icon for Premium Subscribers. Standalone Apple Watch Playback This feature lets users load podcast episodes (pods?) directly onto their Apple Watch. You need to have the Overcast app installed on your watch, after which you’ll see a new ‘Send to Watch’ option upon tapping the ⁺≡...

Anchor FM

Anchor – Who wants to be an RJ?

When Preshit first asked me to check Anchor out, I was rather surprised. I had no idea what I would use it for. I’m completely at ease listening to online radio (in fact, I do it a wee bit too often. Groove Salad, FTW), but actually RJ’ing, even if it is for short, two minute bursts? No way! Strangely enough, though, I found myself intrigued. What would I be able to do with this service, I wondered. Would I try...

Covers — Cover Songs from YouTube

Covers — Stream Cover Songs Directly From YouTube

YouTube has become an amazingly rich source for some exceptional music out there. Passionate musicians all around the globe have been uploading their work to YouTube over the last decade and there’s countless hours of great music there. While a good part of this is original music, YouTube is also home to some lovely covers. Cover songs — songs that are performed by someone other than the original artist are a great way to get started for a lot of...

Harken — A Great Music Player for iOS

I’ve been disappointed with the state of music apps on iOS for a while now. Ecoute was what I was using, but it has been way too buggy and still has performance issues. I’ve really missed Track 8 after it was basically removed from sale. Most of my complete disillusion resulted from Apple completely ruining the Music.app with the launch of Apple Music. If you buy music digitally, the stock app on iOS devices is more painful to use than...