Liz Gannes

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Say Goodbye to Kiss This Guy: Shazam Adds Lyrics

Music lookup service Shazam is giving paying users a reason to be more engaged with its premium iOS apps by adding animated lyrics that are synced up to the music they are listening to. The new lyrics feature, which is available for 25,000 songs, is powered by a previously undisclosed acquisition (Shazam’s first) of a start-up called Tunezee.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus