Apple confirms it acquired Music identification app Shazam
Apple has ended the sequence of rumors by announcing the company has acquired all assets of music recognition app Shazam. The exact price of the deal has not been announced yet but according to a report by TechCrunch, the figure is $400 million dollars which is most expensive acquisition by Apple
Shazam is one of the most well-functioned apps allows users to recognize music, tv shows, and movies by hearing to the tiny part of any clip. Shazam is keeping its position on the list of top downloads apps at both of the platforms Android and iOS from its launched year. The app currently has more than 100 million downloads on Google Play
Since Apple music subscriptions is growing day by day, to make it more bright it purchased Shazam. “We are excited that Shazam is a very talented app and having very well refined AR technology joining Apple, we are looking forward to making it better to provide more brilliant music experience.
For Android users who using this app, there is a little disturbing that Apple might discontinue the support for Android just like Beats music app.
There are various types of Personal Assistants in smartphones world like Apple has Siri, Microsoft has Cortana and Android has Google Assistant. Google Assistant is the best personal assistant having tons of smart features that you can do only with voice commands. Google is adding new features in every update to make it better digital assistant and it keeps growing. To turn on Google Assistant on your Android smartphone simply say “Okay Google” or long press Home button. Here are 8 cool things that you can do with your Google Assistant.
8 cool Google Assistant features you should know
1 Identify Songs
You often heard a song and you don’t know what is the name of that particular song. Well, let Google Assistant listen to it and it will do it for you, Identify any song that you want by simply saying Identify this song and it will start processing.
2.Remember your things
We all often forgot the things where we kept them and then we start searching for that particular things manically.
Tell Google Assistant where you are going to keep that thing, next time when you ask it will tell you where your thing exactly is.
3.Send Whatsapp Messages
Tired of typing messages and don’t have enough time to open the Whatsapp app to send a message, tell Google assistant to send a message to any person. You can also send text messages and make calls with the help of Google assistant.
Want to see the pictures of yourself from gallery or Google photos then simply say “Show me pictures of” it will show you all the pictures regarding what you say. It also has a feature that it can show you the picture like a day old, week old or year old from your gallery.
5.Set an Alarm
Feeling difficult to pick phone while you sleepy and want to set alarm, Google assistant can do it. You can also set reminders with the help of Google assistant.
6.Control your Phone Settings
You can control your device settings like set the display brightness to 20%, turn on/off wifi, turn on/off mobile data or Bluetooth plenty of settings that you can control with Google Assistant. Also, it allows you to open app by its name.
7.Search Nearby Things
Heading out with friends in unfamiliar place or city, Tell Google assistant and it will show you all the nearby places, restaurants, hotels, Shopping malls etc.
Translate language is the best features of Google Assitant. Want to know the meaning of word or sentence it will do for you.
Besides this, there a plethora of things that you can do with Google Assitant Let us know what you find that Google assistant can do.