Shazam has released an app for OS X, enabling Mac owners to have the music recognition service integrate with the menu bar (in an "always on" state) and tag any songs it hears while running in the background. Selecting the new icon resting neatly on the upper-bar will reveal an interface is with the latest tags and links to iTunes, but the app itself will notify users through on-screen alerts when music or shows have been successfully detected and tagged. It's a neat expansion on a popular servie used by many.
You have provably used Shazam to tag new songs that you've heard on the radio, and now the service is getting even more useful with built-in Rdio integration. With the latest Shazam app update, music lovers can tag their songs and then replay those tunes directly within the app using Rdio's music streaming service.
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got new music apps, travel tools, workout stuff and more!
The best iPhone apps to help you discover new artists and keep your music collection growing!
Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you grow your music library? No matter what kind of music you listen to, the App Store is full of apps that can help you add new tracks and artists to your collection. Whether you just want to tag something you hear on the radio or want to branch out and discover new music on your own. But what music discovery apps for iPhone are the absolute best?
Shazam released an update the other week on both iOS and Android, introducing Deezer support for finding songs tagged while out and about. What wasn't made clear was that Shazam would in fact be pulling Spotify support, which is also a popular destination for locating, purchasing and enjoying content. Counties affected include the UK, Germany, Mexico and Brazil.
Shazam and NCM Media Networks today announced a new partnership that will see the audio-ID service tying into NCM's FirstLook movie theater pre-shows. By opening the Shazam app when FirstLook is playing in AMC, Cinemark, and Regal theaters, you'll be able to get more info about whatever advertised content is filling the screen.
Come iOS 8, you might soon be able to ask your iPhone what song is playing and get an answer. Apple is reportedly prepping an update to Siri that will enable music identification. Instead of rolling their own music ID software and library, however, Apple is doing as they've done with many Siri features and partnering with an existing force in the space — in this case, music ID powerhouse Shazam.
Shazam has been updated to version 7.5, adding a redesigned track page, improved sharing, and improved Rdio support. In addition to the redesigned track page, videos, along with album and track reviews, have a new look and feel as well.
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! We've got a new version of a popular music discovery app, new features in a great planner app, Mac games and more!