It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

July 31st 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Shazam is now available on the Mac, landing in the Mac App Store as menu bar app. Announced today, the new utility identifies music and TV playing in your surrounding environment, notifying you when it has made a match. When a title is identified, the app allows you view the details about the t...

July 31st 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Shazam has already covered ground on mobile platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8, but now it is prepared to bring its media identification software to more devices. And it all starts with Apple's line of personal computers. The newly minted Shazam for Mac, naturally, features the sam...

July 31st 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Shazam has linked out to Rdio for a while now, but the tune-identification app would boot you out to access a full track. With a recent update though, the software now streams songs it identifies from Rdio's library from within, so long as you have a subscription. Those who have yet to pay up will...

July 14th 2014 at 5:23pm 0 Comments
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Just ahead of Google I/O, a slew of new Google Glass apps are hitting the MyGlass store. The new downloads include the popular music-recognizing service Shazam and Duolingo, which offers free foreign-language courses. Two fitness-focused apps, Runtastic and 94Fifty Basketball, are also new additio...

June 24th 2014 at 12:26pm 0 Comments
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Siri is going to learn a few new tricks in iOS 8. As rumored, the voice assistant will now identify songs using Shazam; if you want to find out the name of a catchy track, you don't have to fire up a separate app. You'll also have the option of buying iTunes content. The speech-recognition system...

June 2nd 2014 at 2:38pm 0 Comments
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Facebook is no stranger to replicating popular apps within its own walls -- Poke, for example, is a stab at Snapchat. Now, according to a post on the official Facebook new blog, the social network will get a Shazam-like feature for song and television recognition, allowing you to identify and then...

May 21st 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you, like us, regularly use Shazam to tag and add tracks to Spotify for later listening, we have some bad news: you may now find that option has gone. It comes as one of the unexpected consequences of a deal between the music discovery company and streaming service Deezer, which has now replace...

May 19th 2014 at 7:45am 0 Comments
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It's easy to track down iPhone apps that name catchy tunes, but it now looks like Apple wants to spare you from having to search in the first place. Bloomberg sources claim that a future version of iOS will incorporate Shazam's song recognition in the same way that the existing mobile platform int...

April 17th 2014 at 12:46am 0 Comments

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

March 31st 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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As part of an ongoing major redesign on mobile, Shazam has just rolled out a new version of its iOS app. Adding to the changes we saw last month, today's update focuses on offering improved social sharing features, an even better lyrics experience and a more polished UI throughout the application....

March 29th 2014 at 4:05am 0 Comments