Last week I went dancing in a nightclub, and I heard a tune that sent me into a state of bliss. But the euphoria ended when I tried to locate the song on iTunes the next day, because all I could remember was the bass line. Thankfully, Sony Ericsson
is ending that frustration with two new Walkman phones that enable on-the-spot music identification
. With Track ID, a technology powered by a company called Gracenote, the W850i and W950i phones can capture a song fragment wherever you hear it, and send it to Gracenote's Mobile Music ID (MMID) database for...
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