Shazam
Shazam Listening to a tune

I just got my mind blown by “Shazam”, a new FREE application for the iPhone. Shazam uses the iPhones microphone to listen to songs or music happening anywhere in earshot. It will then tell you what song you are listening to.

Just click “Tag it” and point the mic end of the phone in the general direction of the sound. It twirls for a while, then reports back, usually extremely accurately what song you were listening to.

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Shazam sending song info to the web for processing.

It even works when you put your phone up against your headphones
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Got it right … again!

What’s next – phones that can understand what we are saying? Phones that get bored and chime in on the conversation?