Shazam for Windows Phone gets a big update with a new design and more
Today, Shazam joined the many Windows Phone apps that have been receiving big updates with a new 4.0 version that includes a new user interface along with other features and improvements.
The bullet point list of new and improved features in the Shazam app is as follows
- A new recognition engine with faster and more accurate Shazaming
- Quicker app startup so you can get Shazaming sooner
- Brand new interface, designed specifically for Windows Phone 8.1
- New song pages with lyrics, videos and links to Xbox Music
In addition, the app page says, "This is only the beginning and you can expect many more updates through 2015…" That should be very encouraging news for fans of Shazam. The update applies to both the free, ad-supported, Shazam app as well as the $5.99 ad free version, Shazam Encore.
- Download Shazam from the Windows Phone Store (Free / First QR)
- Download Shazam Encore from the Windows Phone Store ($5.99 / Second QR)
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By Jez Corden
Trend is nice...
But I don't like THAT update.
Still have to check the promise of the improved recognition engine...
But visually it's a nightmare, because this is the next app that lost it's gorgeous design. Why is "everybody" scrapping panoramic experiences these days?!
These were what made Windows Phone beautiful for me.
What would you want in an IMDB update?
Yes, it has it's shortcomings, but if I need anything more than the app offers (which is rare), I visit the website. I love the app's visuals and I'm afraid, if they update it, they break it, just like "Weather flow" and now "Shazam".
Okay. That is indeed a lack of features.
I didn't miss it, because I usually use the app for discovery only.
Lol, they aren't making phones anymore. However if they change their minds and they can only get back into smartphones in 2016. Microsoft is now responsible for updates as they bought the d & s division from Nokia earlier this year.
But we need major updates
Like calling in messenger
Video calling in viber
Good facebook app
Microsoft is onto something here and this could be a huge for them and devs of this platform.
"I forget the exact wording."
Which shouldn't be a problem, because Cortana is about natural language recognition. Or doesn't that factor in when using third-party-apps. Do these interactions require exact wording?
Hope the boys at Soundhound are taking notes.
And they just announced five more filters and another features... :(
!!!!!!!! They took away the tag now pinable tile for start! Where are you hidden at?
Welcome back Shazam, we missed you! PS....Please don't forget to update you're earlier app ratings & comments in the Windows Phone Store.