Dec 12th, 2012

Good news for music lovers always ready to discover some new tunes. Google has just released their Sound Search app into the Play Store today, mimicking the functionality found in popular apps like Shazam or Soundhound. Once reserved for devices running stock Android, Google’s Sound Search widget lets users easily identify music no matter where they are — that is, as long as the device is running Ice Cream Sandwich or above. So, whether it’s bumpin’ at the club or playing on the radio, Sound Search makes for easy music identification and from there, easy downloading from the Google Play Store.

And if for some reason you didn’t want to download music at the moment it’s identified (data limits can be brutal), Sound Search also lets you saved your tagged music for later. You could even pull up your tagged history from another device, making purchasing music from the Play Store easier than ever. Now, if Google can get to releasing even more stock Android apps, we could have near-stock experience for our non-Nexus devices.

[Google Play Link]

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