Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tech News

YouTube Music will let you search by humming into your Android phone

Tap the waveform icon, circled above, to search with sound. | Screenshots: YouTube Music

The Android YouTube Music app is rolling out a feature that’s part Shazam and part your friend when you say, “hey what’s that song that goes…” right before you hum out a bar. The feature lets you hum, whistle, sing, or play a recording of a song to figure out what it is.

If you have the new feature, you’ll see a new waveform icon next to the microphone icon that appears when you tap the search button in the upper right corner of the app. Tap this, and the app will start listening. It’s not too shabby, either! When I tested, it was able to identify actual recordings with what seemed like uncanny speed, making it a great replacement for Shazam.

As far as listening to me hum, it accurately picked out most of the songs I sang, whistled,…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Business

Is being nice holding you back at work? One viral TikTok has young workers up in arms about the perils of being pleasant in...

Tech News

Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Microsoft is starting to improve the experience of downloading Windows store apps from the web. The software...

World News

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) found himself in the most unusual place Thursday. He was the man in the middle, literally and figuratively, standing in...

Tech News

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, narrowly escaped a massive...