Shazam Can Now Identify Songs Playing Through Your Headphones

The feature’s only available on Android for now.


Shazam Now Lets You Share Songs to Instagram Stories

Following in SoundCloud and Spotify‘s footsteps, Shazam has announced an update for its mobile apps that will allow users to share songs discovered using the app to their Instagram Story. The feature is already going live for iOS users. Meanwhile, those on Android will need to wait until the company Continue Reading

Apple’s Making Shazam Ad-Free with its Acquisition

Apple has announced it’s finalized its acquisition of Shazam, a popular music identification service. The app was originally confirmed to be acquired by the trillion-dollar company back in December of last year, but things were never finalized until now. With today’s news, Apple is also announcing its plans to make Continue Reading

It’s Official: Apple is Buying Shazam

As per a statement via BuzzFeed, Apple has announced it will be acquiring Shazam, the incredibly popular music recognition service that originally launched nearly twenty years ago in Britain. This comes after TechCrunch reported last week that the Cupertino company would buy the service out for around $400 million, a Continue Reading

Reports: Apple to Acquire Shazam for $400 Million

New reports out of both Recode and TechCrunch today claim Apple is gearing up to acquire music identification service Shazam for $400 million. The deal, according to both reports, could be announced as early as next week, with one stating news could come on Monday. Both Shazam and Apple have Continue Reading

Shazam Gains App Shortcuts in Latest Update for Android

Shazam has updated their application for Android with App Shortcut compatibility, a feature first introduced on the Pixel and later carried over to Android 7.1 Nougat. Now, from within either Android 7.1 or via a supported launcher (Pixel Launcher, Nova Launcher, etc), you can long-press on the Shazam icon and Continue Reading

You Can Now Send Group Chats and Shazam Songs in Snapchat

Just in time for the holidays, Snapchat has updated its apps with some new functionality. For one, you can now send texts, photos, videos, and more to groups of users rather individual ones, while a new partnership between the social giant and Shazam will allow users to identify songs right Continue Reading