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Shazam iPhone update brings simplification

Shazam iPhone update brings simplification

An update to the Shazam app for iPhone this week adds a bit more content-led action to the ecosystem while the entire layout earns a much more simplified look. This update to the system is part of what the Chief Product Officer at Shazam, Daniel Danker, suggests makes Shazam much more in-tune with its goals: simplicity in design and consumer experience. In other words - Shazam doesn't do one whole heck of a lot more between yesterday and today, but it's a lot easier to understand what it does do.

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Shazam hits Windows Phone 8 with Xbox Music support and Live Tiles

Shazam hits Windows Phone 8 with Xbox Music support and Live Tiles

Shazam has launched its first app for Windows Phone, with the new software supporting unlimited tagging as well as integration with Xbox Music and Nokia Music. The Windows Phone 8 app can identify songs playing around the phone and flag up artist, track name, and album; they can then jump over into Xbox Music and buy the track, or alternatively - if they're using a Lumia - Nokia Music to get the song.

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Shazam adds auto-tagging: Always listening to your music and TV

Shazam adds auto-tagging: Always listening to your music and TV

Shazam has revamped its iOS app with the iPad getting the spoils, including an auto-tagging feature that constantly keeps a digital ear open to recognize any music playing nearby. The new app reworks the Shazam homescreen to put more emphasis on social music discovery, listing what tracks contacts are listening to, and can automatically pull in lyrics more quickly as well as - in the US, primarily - interact with TV shows.

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Shazam passes 300 million global users and shows off new apps

Shazam passes 300 million global users and shows off new apps

Shazam calls itself a media engagement company, but it's more like a social network for music and television fans making it easy to identify new content. The service allows fans to see what TV shows and music people are tagging and a lot more. The service is taking the time to brag that it has passed 300 million global users and that it will be unveiling a new version of its software for iPad and Android tablets.

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Spotify and Shazam partner on mobile music ID & streaming

Spotify and Shazam partner on mobile music ID & streaming

Spotify and Shazam have teamed up to make identifying and then listening to new tracks more straightforward, with integration between the mobile clients on iOS and Android. The new version of Shazam now has a "Play in Spotify" button, which automatically opens the Spotify Mobile app and - assuming the identified track is available - pulls it up along with other content by the same artist.

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Microsoft shuns Apple for “bigger” Siri in iPhone 6 Plus

Microsoft shuns Apple for “bigger” Siri in iPhone 6 Plus

The Lumia 830 is up to bat this week in a video spot created by Microsoft to hate on the iPhone 6 Plus. This Lumia smartphone takes on the slightly larger iPhone 6 Plus by speaking with Cortana. The screens have been simulated, of course, and the sequences have been shortened - and the voices have been modified so they'll say what fits the commercial. But still, there's comedy to be found here in a war of the personal assistants, one for Windows Phone 8, the other for iOS.

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