Shazam

Music ID service Shazam brings ads to the free version, squashes bugs and improves performance

Music ID service Shazam brings ads to the free version, squashes bugs and improves performance

Sort of like Yelp, Shazam is often seen as a redundant service to Microsoft’s built in Bing offerings. And like Yelp, Shazam does a lot more than too. For instance, starting with version 3.5 you can tag (ID) songs even when you don’t have an active internet connection—that’s kind of a big deal if you’re like us and are always trying to figure out what that song is. You also get things...

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Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

You'll be able to tag TV shows with Shazam soon enough The popular music tagging service Shazam has reached 250 million users and has unleashed the ability to tag TV shows as well. The added functionality will enable users to find out what music is playing, who's acting on-screen, and more. The service is available in app form for Windows Phone, but it's often overshadowed by Microsoft'...

Rich Edmonds 23