Shazam: Song Tagging App for the iPad
Shazam is a song tagging app for the iPad. Just launch Shazam and point your iPad’s microphone at the source of the music. In a few seconds, the song title and artist’s name magically appear on your iPad screen.
Ever heard a song on the radio or television, in a store, or at a club and wondered what it was called or who was singing it? With the Shazam app, you may never wonder again.
In Shazam parlance, that song has been tagged. Now if tagging were all Shazam could do, that would surely be enough. But wait, there’s more. After Shazam tags a song you can
Buy the song at the iTunes Store
Watch related videos on YouTube
Tweet the song on Twitter
Read a biography, a discography, or lyrics
Take a photo and attach it to the tagged item in Shazam
E-mail a tag to a friend
Shazam isn’t great at identifying classical music, jazz, or opera, nor is it adept at identifying obscure indie bands. But if you use it primarily to identify popular music, it rocks (pun intended). It even works in noisy airport terminals, crowded shopping malls, and wedding ceremonies.