All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Shazam’

iOS 8 Will Have Shazam Music ID Built In [Report]

Your iPhone is about to become a streamlined music identification device, if reports prove to be accurate. Bloomberg is citing two sources close to the matter who say that Apple is partnering with Shazam to integrate music ID into their upcoming iOS 8. You probably know Shazam as that app that lets you figure out what song is on the …

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Shazam App Gets $40M From World’s Richest Man

Shazam, the startup behind the popular music-identifying app of the same name, this weekend announced that it has received a $40 million investment from America Movil. The telecom company is owned primarily by Carlos Slim, Forbes’ richest person in the world since 2012. The investment, stated Shazam, will be used to fund the app’s growth in music, and its recent …

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Black Adam Joins The Cast Of Injustice: Gods Among Us

It seemed unlikely that NetherRealm Studios would announce even more characters for the already star-studded Injustice: Gods Among Us. The studio is full of surprises, however, as it has announced another new character for the DC Comics fighter. It was announced that Black Adam will be joining the cast of Injustice: Gods Among Us. For those unaware, Black Adam is …

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Sound Search Gets An Android Widget

When Google unveiled Android Jelly Bean, it launched its sound search feature, which essentially replaces Shazam for all intents and purposes, when you’re trying to figure out what a song is as it’s playing. Google has now launched a widget for this functionality in Google Play, enabling Android users to identify music that’s playing around them from the homescreen. “Sometimes, …

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Shazam App to Expand TV Identification

Shazam, the makers of the popular smartphone app of the same name that allows users to identify a song from a short sample, today announced that it now has 250 million users worldwide. Shazam also announced an expansion of its “Shazam for TV” feature, which allows users to identify TV shows the same way the app allows music identification. The …

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Supplement Your American Idol Experience with Shazam

American Idol will now be Shazam enabled for the rest of season. What does that mean? Shazam is a phone app that allows you to get more from the show while watching it in real time. Fans get immediate access to the song list on the show, with links to buy music for all the performers. You will get Twitter …

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Shazam Increases Super Bowl Viewer Engagement

Thanks to Shazam’s media discovery app, viewer engagement with this year’s Super Bowl hit record levels. For this years Super Bowl Shazam partnered with numerous advertisers to drive user interaction with all aspects of the game. Viewers with the Shazam app installed on their smartphone or tablet could use it during ads, the halftime show, and even the game to …

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Enjoy These 5 Mobile Apps This Labor Day Weekend

Family reunions and quick getaways have become a Labor Day tradition for most people, but which apps work best for taking holiday trips? Grip’d.com spent several months testing various apps on each platform to see which ones make Gripd.com’s top five travel apps. If you have an iPhone, Blackberry or Android phone, here’s a quick rundown of the best 5 travel apps:

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