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Apple Confirms Acquisition Of Music Recognition Service Shazam

12/11/2017, The other day it was rumored that Apple could be looking to acquire music recognition service Shazam. As it turns out the rumors were true because Apple has since confirmed the acquisition to the folks at 9to5Mac. As expected they did not dive into the...

Apple Reportedly Looking To Acquire Shazam

12/08/2017, Shazam was one of the first music recognition apps available for smartphones back in the day, and its functionality has since expanded where it can also recognize TV shows. Apple has also integrated the app and its functionality into iOS, where users can...

Shazam Finds Its Way Onto Samsung’s Smart TVs In Latest Update

08/17/2017, If you’re trying to figure out a song that’s playing on radio or a TV show that’s being shown on the screen, Shazam is a pretty awesome tool that gets the job done. Of course this usually will rely on you using your smartphone, but it seems that if...

Shazam For Android Gets App Shortcuts For Faster Song Recognition

01/27/2017, If you’re someone who relies on Shazam pretty often to help identify songs being played in public or on radio, you know that sometimes the app can be a bit slow in launching which means that there are occasions when you miss out on the song completely....

Shazam Will Issue Mac Update To Disable Always-On Microphone

11/15/2016, Shazam is an incredibly useful app when you’re trying to identify songs. The fact that it made its way onto computers like the Mac makes it even more useful. Unfortunately it has been recently discovered by former NSA hacker Patrick Wardle that for the...

Shazam Brings Video Channels To Its App

10/13/2016, You normally wouldn’t associate Shazam with video because most people know it has a service that you use when you want to identify a song that’s playing in the background. Shazam is still one of the best services for that, but it has evolved...

Shazam Now Works In iMessage

10/10/2016, iMessage is used by hundreds of millions of people around the globe to stay in touch with their friends and family. Apple continues to make it even better by offering new features and enabling third-parties to bake their services right inside the app. The...

Shazam Lite Launched, Needs Less Storage And Data

10/06/2016, Shazam has launched a Lite version of its app today for Android devices. It’s quite similar to the Facebook and Messenger Lite apps in that it has been designed with emerging market users in mind. The Shazam Lite app is only available for Android...

Shazam For Android Has A New ‘Auto’ Listening Mode

06/17/2016, Over the years Shazam has updated itself to include new features, which unfortunately has made the app very bloated and to a certain extent laggy. This means that if you’re in a rush to try and identify a song that’s ending, the time it takes to...

Shazam Now Syncs Matched Tracks Across Multiple Devices

04/18/2016, Shazam is undoubtedly one of the most frequently used music recognition services around the globe even though it’s getting a lot more competition these days from the likes of Cortana, Siri, and other services. It has tried to stay ahead of the pack...

Improved Google Play Music Integration Comes To Shazam

03/20/2016, Shazam is the go-to application for millions of users around the world who use it to discover new music. Simply let the app listen to whatever song is playing and it can almost always come up with a match. Getting to know the name is just one part of the...

Shazam Gets Updated With Improved Search And Song Recognition

11/23/2015, Shazam has been around for more than a decade and the service is quite good for discovering tracks that you don’t know the names to, it listens the track and the runs it against the database to bring up details about the track and artist. Today...

Shazam Now Shows You What Your Favorite Artists Are Searching For

06/30/2015, If you’ve always wanted to find out what that particular song is, chances are you might turn to apps such as Shazam. It will be able to help you identify a song/artist and with the updates it has received over the years, it will also let you follow your...

Shazam Will Now Be Able To Identify Physical Items

05/28/2015, A report back in March revealed that Shazam had greater plans than just being known as the app that identifies music. Well it looks like those plans have since been revealed as the app has recently been updated where it is now capable of identifying more...