Vox Plays Any Music File On iOS

iOS: Vox is one of our favourite music apps for Mac and today it’s available for iOS alongside a new music locker service called LOOP.

Make A Bluetooth Speaker Out Of PVC Pipe

Bluetooth speakers aren’t exactly rare creatures, but if you have a particular DIY bent — and some spare PVC pipe — you can make your own.

Briefly: Best Smartphone Keyboards, Tesla Model S 70D, Teens Vs '90s Music

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 12 smartphone keyboards that are trying to reinvent mobile typing, Tesla unveils new dual-motor electric car, teens listen to early 1990-era music for the first time.

Playmoss Creates Playlists From YouTube, Vimeo And SoundCloud

Web/iOS/Android: Lots of web sites let you create playlist — but most only use media from that site. Playmoss creates a master playlist that can include content from YouTube, Vimeo and SoundCloud.

DJ 51 Builds A Perfect Party Playlist From Everyone's Spotify Profiles

Android/iOS: DJ 51 uses shared music from your Spotify account and from all of your friends’ accounts to build the perfect playlist for your party, study session, or any other get-together. As long as everyone’s shares music through the app, DJ 51 mixes it all into a constant stream of tunes all of you will love.

Listen To A Single Song On Repeat When You Want To Get In 'The Zone'

If you listen to music while working, consider shortening your playlist to just one or a few songs. It might boost your concentration and focus.

Gnoosic Gives Dead Simple Music Suggestions Based On Bands You Like

Everyone has that one friend that can tell you bands you’d like once they hear which ones you already dig. If you don’t, Gnoosic fills the void. The service asks for three bands you like and returns one artist recommendation.

Track Down Songs You've Used Siri To Shazam In iTunes

One of the handier new abilities of Siri is to ask it to identify songs using Shazam. That said, if you don’t make a note of that song at the time, you’ll probably forget it again in the future. Cult of Mac points out that you can check your Shazam history in iTunes.

The Best Chromecast Apps (2015 Edition)

Google shook up the home theatre market with its Chromecast device. Ever since it enabled developer access, the app market has been flooded with Google Cast support. Here are the most useful Chromecast apps.

Create Cross-Genre Music Playlists With Spotify's Sweet Spot Tool

Do you find your taste in music constantly in battle with other people’s tastes in music? Spotify’s new Sweet Spot tool attempts to build the perfect playlist to bridge the gap between genres and styles.