Items tagged with Shazam

Apple is reportedly working with Shazam to integrate a song-discovery feature into iOS. This would allow iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch owners to be able to identify a song and artist that they hear blaring over the radio or on television, just as iOS, Android, and Windows Phone users can currently do using the official Shazam app. According to Bloomberg and the "two people with knowledge of the product" it spoke with, what this boils down to is an integration of the Shazam app into iOS, much like the way Twitter is infused with the mobile OS. Owners of iOS devices wouldn't need to download Shazam.... Read more...
You’re plugging away on your laptop, waiting for your unnecessarily hot tea to cool, and you decide to buy the song that’s playing on the coffee shop speakers – but you have no idea what the song is called or who wrote it. What do you do? If you answered “Ask the barista,” you clearly haven’t heard of Shazam. The smartphone app can “listen” to the song and give you details about it before your drink drops a degree. Having recently received a $40 million shot in the arm, the company’s prospects are looking good. Shazam has expanded into the social... Read more...