If you’ve been relying on SoundHound to correctly identify that catchy new song you hear on the radio, there may have been instances where you couldn’t load up the app in time. We know what you’re thinking: if only there’s a SoundHound widget that will work on Android 4.2’s lock screen for faster music recognition. Well, wish granted.
Rhapsody’s SongMatch joins the list of music identification apps such as Shazam and SoundHound. The app is powered by Gracenote (the same one which identifies music in your iTunes library) and is available for free.
If there’s one thing Samsung’s a master at (besides manufacturing reliable and fast gadgets), that’s advertising products in the most unexpected ways.
Owners of B&N’s Nook tablets (both HD and HD+) now have the choice to listen to more than 18 million songs made available by Rdio, a multi-platform ad-free music service provider. In addition, Rdio now features a music discovery service powered by Echo Nest.
There is no denying that services like Spotify and Rdio are great for listening to music, but they may not be the future of all music like some people may think. A recent Nielsen report shows that digital music sales aren’t slowing, and actually may break last years sales record.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who invented the Apple I and Apple II computers, has been talking with community members over at Slashdot and during the discussion the topic of Android popped up! According to Woz, Apple should port iTunes to Android. Woz points out that Apple ported iTunes to Windows so that it could connect with customers who didn’t have a Mac. So Woz thinks that Apple should do the same with Android. “So why don’t we port iTunes to Android?” says Woz. “Did something get closed up? I love Apple products and iTunes and wish it were on my Android products too.”
Having a mobile device means that you can take your work with you when you step out of the house, read your latest RSS feeds when you’re on vacation, and stay connected to the music you... like. Unfortunately, unless you’re very religious in syncing music between devices, chances are you’ll forget a song at home and your playlist just won’t be complete without it. You m...
To celebrate the phonograph’s birthday, Google is slashing the price of 50 classic albums that were released during the vinyl-era on the Play Store. Admittedly, these albums are mostly from artists that some of you may not have grown up with, but there’s a reason why they are considered legends in the music industry.
Most Android devices, if not all, have in-built audio and video players. Although, there is never a guarantee that these players can support all audio and video file formats. Because of this,... users sometimes resort to downloading alternate player apps from the Google Play Store, players that can play almost any file format coupled with extras mixed in. One such multi-format audio and video p...
When Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was unveiled at Google I/O 2012, a lot of features and improvements were demonstrated for the audience. One worth mentioning is Google Sound Search, also know as... Google Ears.
This new feature is a widget that detects music playing in your surroundings and tells you what you are listening to. Google Ears is very much like SoundHound or Shazam, but with...