Midomi changes names to SoundHound in version 3.0, and adds a slew of new features, from a Web search for lyrics to iTunes library access.
Coming soon (we hope): Hum a song and create a Pandora channel; better iPhone voice controls; more.
A new service can identify songs you hum or sing. It even worked with Rafe's off-key, out-of-tempo renditions.
Midomi succeeds where Nayio Humming Search failed: it accurately identifies tunes you hum into your computer.
Music search engine Midomi releases an iPhone app that can name that tune.
February 9, 2007 - iPod-free NYC debate, easier digital downloads, neighborhood paparazzi, and name that tune, Midomi.
CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks to the folks at Melodis (Midomi.com) and Mywaves regarding their "offbeat" start-up ideas. Mywaves plans to bring entertainment video to your cell phone, while Midomi plans to sell you selected music clips and offer amateur versions of favorite songs to the brave. Both companies, hoping to grow exponentially in the coming years, are housed in Saeed Amidi's Plug and Play Tech Center in Sunnyvale, Calif.
If you have an older iPhone or iPod Touch model and want to get Voice Control-like features for launching phone calls, music and Web bookmarks, here's the app for you.
Shazam announces a freemium application for Windows phones that helps you find song names albums, and artists. While basic features are free, a one-time fee can get you some extras.
Song recognition services try to match the random tunes playing in your head with real world titles. But do they work?