Apple to integrate Shazam into iPhone and iPad - report

Tom Pakinkis

Apple is planning to integrate music ID functionality into iPhones and iPads in partnership with Shazam.

That’s according to two Bloomberg sources who suggest that Shazam will be weaved into a future iOS update for the mobile devices in a similar way to Twitter, meaning it wouldn’t have to be downloaded as a separate app.

It will be used through Apple’s voice-activate search feature Siri with users being able to ask ‘What song is playing?’, according to the report.

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