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Re: Shazam's New Tune Is Kinda Catchy
Posted by: Paul Hartsock 2010-03-29 11:50:10
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Shazam was one of the first applications Apple decided to specifically feature in one of those "There's an App for That" ads, and it's no doubt one of the biggest reasons Shazam has been downloaded so many times. The company behind the app, Shazam Entertainment, claims to have over 20 million users. I've been one of them for many months now, but a few days ago I accidentally erased Shazam from my phone. No problem, I thought, we'll just find it again in the App Store.

Gotta love music identification!
Posted by: bhaugen 2010-03-29 11:58:13 In reply to: Paul Hartsock
Can't wait to try out Encore. Shazam is great and has helped me win numerous bets with friends at the bar. :)

I thought this was cool. Here's a blog post about a test between Shazam and another music identifier, Midomi.

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