Android: Previously mentioned Peggo has always been a great tool to grab the audio from YouTube videos or Soundcloud songs so you can listen to it offline, like a podcast. Now the app is bringing its features to Android so you can listen on the go.
iOS: Learning to play the piano can be difficult, and even moreso if you don’t have someone there to help you fix your errors and learn good tempo. Simply Piano can do both of those things, and all it takes is your iPhone or iPad. Best of all, it’s free.
We asked what music you liked to listen to when you’re getting work done and you delivered. Here are six awesome productivity playlists hand picked by Lifehacker readers.
Android: Want to create a big speaker system, but don’t have any actual speakers? AmpMe is an app that allows you to chain together phones and Bluetooth speakers into one big synchronised sound system.
The Hype Machine has long been one of our favourite ways to discover new music, but with Stack, a new weekly playlist from the team behind the service, it’s even easier. Sign up for a weekly reminder or bookmark the page and each week you’ll get a short playlist of new tracks, a little news and a new album to stream.
Web/Android/iOS: New music is easy to find, but if you want to hear what people think is good, you’ll need to go somewhere they actually choose and post songs they want other people to listen to. Nusiki is a service designed just for that — for you to share the songs you love, and discover other great tracks too.
It’s no secret that the right kind of music can help you exercise: it can assist everything from synchronising your steps to galvanizing you to push past your physical limits. But first you need a good, solid playlist. The following infographic from fitness app maker sworkit explains what you should be looking for across a variety of exercise rituals and disciplines.