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Shazam Encore now available on the App Store.

Shazam today launched a new paid version of the popular iPhone OS song-tagging application on the App Store.

Shazam uses the device’s built-in microphone to identify songs automatically with the simple touch of a button. Shazam Encore brings several new features:

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Digital books come to iPod classic.

imageTimeStream Software will be soon be offering Notescasts, digital books which can be read from an iPod nano or iPod classic.

As macnn reports, the company is still adding books to the service, which is in the beta development stage.

Alice in Wonderland is one of the many e-Books with color pictures which could be installed through the “Notes” feature on many iPods.

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Nano sales not meeting expectations?

image“Customers love the iPod Nano,” said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer during Apple’s fourth quarter conference call Monday.

However, as Tim Conneally of betanews speculates, sales of the latest version of the iPod Nano have been largely a disappointment, and units in Apple’s MP3 product line other than the iPod Touch have failed to perform as well as in the past.

Apple executives have been adament that the company has moved more iPhones and Macs in this recent quarter than in any previous. iPod Touch sales have increased but overall iPod sales have declined, leading observers to believe that Nanos, Classics, and Shuffles have underperformed this quarter.

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Apple updates iPhone OS.

Apple today released iPhone OS 3.1.2 via iTunes.

The update includes several fixes including an issue that may cause the iPhone not to wake up from sleep, network service interruption, and crashing during video streaming.

To download the update, connect the device to iTunes and click the “Check for Update” button.

The update is also available for the iPod touch.

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Zune software on the iPod?

imageWith non-touchscreen Zunes soon to be a thing of the past, and microsoft shifting to a more service-based business model, according to Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet, the company is exploring whether to offer Zune services and software on other hardware.

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