Android security warning: SoundHound transmitting user location and Google account information

Android security

We’ve just gotten a tip about a potential privacy issue with the SoundHound app, a popular music service that users can download from the Market. Apparently, the app transmits a user’s exact location, along with unique device IDs and Google account information back to ...

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SoundHound and Spotify Announce European Partnership [Apps N’ Scraps]

Starting today, European SoundHound users who also subscribe to Spotify Premium will be given the option to ‘Play Now in Spotify’ after identifying a song through the SoundHound app.  From there, the app hands off the song to Spotify where it immediately begins playing and showcasing the ...

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New SoundHound App ‘Hound’ Lets Users Speak It, Get It.

The team behind the popular music discovery application SoundHound have done it again. Today sees the developers launching another, albeit completely different, music discovery tool.  Called ‘Hound’, it lets users say the name of an artist, band, or song and get back ...

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SoundHound Infinity Is Free Today In Amazon’s Appstore

Amazon continues the promotion of its new Appstore. Today’s free premium app is SoundHound Infinity (usually $4.99). Like the more commonly known, Shazam, SoundHound allows users to tag songs. However, unlike Shazam, it’s also able to figure out a song if you hum or sing it. Say ...

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SoundHound Announces Free Unlimited Music Recognition

After starting out as a free Android application, last year saw Shazam switch to a lite and paid apps model. SoundHound, on the other hand, has taken the opposite route.

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Music Search and Discovery App ‘SoundHound’ to be Embedded in All HTC Android Phones

HTC and SoundHound have announced a partnership which will see the music discovery application embedded on all future Android devices from HTC.

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SoundHound Releases Free Version of Android App

Sound search company SoundHound has announced the availability of a new, free version of their Android application. The app app provides five free music searches per month in addition to unlimited voice, text, and lyrics searches. The premium version will now be called SoundHound Infinity and ...

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