Music is the most important thing about my phone. I remember first upgrading to a smartphone (iPhone 3) years back and even
then the major selling point wasn’t necessarily being connected to the web or using social media, the ability to send and receive emails or watching YouTube; for me, it was iTunes.
Of course as a child of the WalkMan generation (which was later ousted with the advent of
portable CD players and later, mp3s,) I developed a penchant for bringing my music with me pretty early on. With paying no mind to the ‘preference of audio format’ argument and using the earliest
forms of mobile music to simply draw a parallel, it can be said that making your favorite music portable has never been easier or more logical.
Come to think of it, now that I’m on my fourth smartphone, my music library is still the most used app on my phone by a long shot. Since ‘converting’ to Android, I’ve used the Play app
exclusively and it’s been very good to me. Other than a few qualms with it’s appearance and functionality, I cannot bash Google’s music app and for some Android users, I can understand why it’s a
favorite of theirs. But I’d also guess that said Android users have not yet been exposed to the n7player app by N7 Mobile SP. Z 0.0.Lookin’ good, soundin’ good, feelin’ good
To be as short and to-the-point as I
can be, n7player is beautiful. It’s main screen shows your music library laid out by artist name in a long alphabetic cluster. It appears more as a grid, with each name filling an imaginary
‘box.’ You’d think the format would be overwhelming, but it really isn’t. The software automatically adjusts each artist’s font size based on length and number of characters in their name.
You can scroll throughout your list and most impressively, pinch-control to expand on the next layout screen, an album artwork checker board. It really is nice to see what you have lined up like
this — quick, visual, perfect for quick album switching.
After you’ve selected your album and
opened it up, a ‘selected album’ screen appears, providing another nice…