The souped up music recognition service comes to Windows Mobile.
by on March 13, 2010
The long running music recognition Shazam service has been a stalwart of fun for drunken nights out and quizzical people the world over, trying to name ‘that’ tune. Shazam started off as a phone service that txt’d you the result, it’s now migrated to various phones apps.
The app itself is free to download but for Windows Mobile, unlike many other platforms, once you’ve used your five free tags each month, it becomes a pay-for service. Play Shazam a song and it’ll come back telling you the artist, track name, album and provide links to any discography and if available a music store.
This isn’t a new service, it’s now very mature and does a good job of detecting pop music. Classical is a little more patchy but that’s down to the fact orchestras vary.
The fact it’s free on other platforms and isn’t on Windows Mobile is a little sketchy, but at least the five free tags available each month keep you going for a while. Otherwise you can just find that friend of yours with the iPhone to use their version.
Buy this app: Download the Shazam app now
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