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Listen: This is the Neatest iPhone Application

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Seriously, now that I have your attention I want you to listen up. Listen–it’s one of the coolest iPhone apps to date. If you’re confused, the 3rd party application is called Listen! Although it’s not a new concept (SE and Nokia phones have a similar app), it was recently released for the iPhone. If you have a hard time figuring out who sings what song on the radio, this is going to be the perfect application for you!

It goes like this: you hold your iPhone to music that is playing, either on the radio or any other source. The program will record 5 seconds of the song, then compare it to an online database…and within a few seconds, the results will come back! This program will list the artist, album, and song name–pretty cool! I tested it out with three songs out of mp3 library…and all three times it worked!

The Listen app icon is in the top right…

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Once you launch the program, you’ll see this screen:

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Give it a few seconds…and you’ll see results! Although the application is pretty new, some people have reported a few bugs. Nonetheless, it has worked flawlessly for me. You will need either an EDGE or WiFi connection for the app to work. Listen is available under Installer…go get it!

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Source: TUAW

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