Shazam

Film

We Spoke to 'Shazam!' Actor Zachary Levi About Finally Landing a Superhero Role

VICE had a chat with the actor about his DC movie and the state of fandom in 2019.
Noel Ransome
4.5.19
Noisey News

Apple Has Reportedly Bought Shazam

The deal is rumored to be worth $400 million.
Phil Witmer
12.11.17
Acoustic Exorcism

'Beat Shazam' Is TV's Latest Attempt to Reclaim the Smartphone Generation

The show pits humans against the ubiquitous music app.
Nathan E. Smith
6.30.17
Remembering Things

How Often Do You Think Beyoncé Regrets Being in 'Goldmember'?

Unlock the shag, the shag, unlock.
Emma Garland
2.17.17
News

Shazam Keeps Your Mac’s Microphone Always On, Even When You Turn It Off

A security researcher has uncovered a potentially creepy feature of the popular app to discover music.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.14.16
thump news

Did A Reddit User Just Uncover a New Justice Track?

The latest chapter of the French duo's comeback took place at Barcelona's Sónar Festival.
Krystal Rodriguez
7.7.16
Design

Know Your Font with Spector, the "Shazam" for Typefaces

This clever invention also recognizes colors and sends all its findings directly to your computer.
Beckett Mufson
7.6.16
Design

Talking to the Founder of "Shazam for the Art World"

New iOS app Magnus gives you all the information you could ever want about a work of art. All you need to do is point your smartphone camera at it.
Andrew Nunes
4.18.16
thump news

The Daft Punk Joke on 'Family Guy' Will Make You Feel Like a Snot-Nosed Kid Again

Music identification app Shazam gets a little plug, too.
Alexander Iadarola
2.17.16
tech

Are We Already Running Out of Useful Smartphone Apps?

Games and novelties aside, there are simply fewer and fewer areas of daily life that remain to be "disrupted" by utopian-minded Silicon Valley geeks. The golden age of the app may be coming to an end.
Peter Lawrence Kane
10.1.14
Design

Viral Style: There's Now A Shazam-Like App To Answer "Who Are You Wearing?!"

Viral Style #42 brings you smart clothes, weird shoes, and an app to identify mystery garments.
Charlotte McManus and William Edwin Wright
3.7.14
Motherboard Blog

An App to Catch Neo-Nazis by the Music They Listen To

German authorities are deciding whether to arm police with the "Nazi Shazam."
Victoria Turk
12.3.13