Why do I still have Shazam on my phone, and what the hell are these songs?
I would describe myself as a casual Shazam user. Not that anyone outside of a marketing department would ask, “What sort of Shazam user would you say you are?” but you get the idea. The app is one of the oldest on my iPhone, and it comes in handy every now and then. Though it’s never warranted regular or even semi-regular use like Facebook or Gmail, Shazam’s like the needle-nose pliers of mobile apps; I don’t need it often, but when I do, I’m glad I have it buried underneath everything else.
I was Shazaming Wayne Wonder
And like a pliers, I don’t think much about Shazam. Or at least I didn’t until a recent morning cab ride to JFK. The sun was cresting over New York City, I Shazamed a song on the radio (Wayne Wonder, naturally), and…
Source:: The Verge