iOS 8 to feature music recognition based on Shazam


shazam_logo2Apple and Shazam will join forces to create a function to identify music tracks iOS 8 , according to Bloomberg. Owners of the iPhone and iPad with the new operating system will be able to identify the name and artist of a musical composition , a device substituting a speaker playing music.

Unlike third-party services that are available on many platforms , the function will be integrated directly into the operating system iOS 8. Nothing to download from the App Store is not necessary. Tracks that will detect this device can be purchased from the iTunes Store or create them on the basis of a new station in the Radio iTunes.

Both Apple and Shazam declined to comment about the partnership. It is noteworthy that in November last year, Shazam and iTunes conducted an exclusive joint campaign for Russian users. Companies offered as a free download 10 songs from the most actual performers.By searching Shazam, you can free download from the iTunes ten tracks of the number of tracks of popular musicians in Russia .

Apple will officially unveil iOS 8 at the WWDC’14. The conference , to be held in early June, the company will show a new mobile platform and release the first beta version for developers.

Recall that in March it was reported that the new version of the OS for the iPhone and iPad will be equipped with applications Preview, TextEdit and Tips. In addition, the Chinese microblogging site Weibo were posted screenshots iOS 8 with labels of new applications as well as applications Healthbook, that was mentioned earlier.

We also know that with the release of iOS 8 in Cupertino plan to provide streaming service iTunes Radio in a separate annex . The purpose of this step – to popularize music service available on smartphones, tablets and Apple media players.

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