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Tech & ScienceApple Music comes to Amazon's Alexa devices

18:41  30 november  2018
18:41  30 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers

Apple Music now streams on Echo speakers Apple Music support on Echo speakers is here earlier than expected. Users in the United States have been able to connect their Apple Music account in the Alexa app and play music through Amazon's line of smart speakers, according to 9to5Mac. The feature wasn't scheduled to be available until December 17th. Once you've linked Apple Music with Alexa, you'll be able to set Apple's streaming service as your default music source so Alexa will play songs from it by default. Alexa will have access to your personal library and playlists that you create and offers playback controls while you're listening.

Apple Music is coming to Amazon ' s Alexa -enabled Echo devices , Amazon said Friday, in a rare move to broaden Apple 's streaming music ecosystem. It's an unusual move from Apple to allow a third-party voice assistant like Alexa to control an Apple service like Apple Music .

Play music on your Alexa device . Use the Spotify app on your phone or tablet as a remote. Alexa on Fire TV devices does not support Spotify Connect. Learn more about Spotify Connect here. Note: Some music services are not available on other Alexa -enabled products (manufactured by other

Apple Music comes to Amazon's Alexa devices © Provided by AFPRelaxNews A statement from Amazon on Friday said Apple Music would be available starting December 17 on Echo speakers. Apple Music is coming to Amazon's Alexa-powered speakers, in a rare move by the iPhone maker to broaden its service offerings to users of rival devices.

A statement from Amazon on Friday said Apple Music would be available starting December 17 on Echo speakers in the latest sign of a truce between the two technology behemoths.

"Music is one of the most popular features on Alexa -- since we launched Alexa four years ago, customers are listening to more music in their homes than ever before," said Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices.

Apple Music comes to Amazon's Alexa devices

Apple Music comes to Amazon's Alexa devices Apple Music is coming to Amazon's Alexa-powered speakers, in a rare move by the iPhone maker to broaden its service offerings to users of rival devices. 

Amazon Echo doesn't come with the Apple Music service by default, but that doesn't mean you can't play Apple Music on Echo, check this tips to help Similar to Google Home, Apple HomePod, these kinds of speakers are capable of controlling your home devices . And they can do lots of tasks through

Echo and other Alexa devices let you instantly connect to Alexa to play music , control your Hands-free voice control lets Alexa hear you from across the room even when music is playing. Enjoy richer, more dynamic music with devices designed to work with Echo smart speakers or your existing

"We're thrilled to bring Apple Music -- one of the most popular music services in the US -- to Echo customers this holiday."

"Customers will be able to ask Alexa to play their favorite songs, artists, and albums -- or any of the playlists made by Apple Music's editors from around the world, covering many activities and moods," Amazon's statement said.

The move will help Apple, which has some 50 million paying music subscribers, ramp up its competition against market leader Spotify.

Importantly, it will bring a key Apple service to consumers who do not have an iPhone or other Apple device, helping the California giant's efforts to diversify its revenue base and reduce dependence on smartphone sales.

Apple currently allows consumers to listen to its music service, which carries a $10 monthly fee, on its smartphones and tablets as well as its HomePod which has only a small segment of the market for connected speakers led by Amazon and Google.

Amazon's $30 Echo clock puts Alexa timers on your wall.
The Amazon Echo Wall Clock is finally available. First announced back in September, the analog clock that can sync with timers and display countdowns set through Alexa sells for $30. To get the most of this wall clock, you'll need an Echo speaker to pair with it. The clock itself doesn't have a microphone so you'll have to issue commands via a connected Alexa device. Amazon's 10-inch, AA-powered wall clock looks pretty basic with its modern minimalist design, but the device has 60 LEDs that display information.

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