Netflix quietly tests variable playback speed in Android app
If it's taking too long for you to binge that entire season of Quicksand in one weekend, then good news -- Netflix is testing an option to let users play episodes faster. As reported by Android Police, the company is testing a variable playback speed option on its Android app. Users on Twitter have been mentioning the feature for severalweeks, but it appears to be part of a limited rollout test. When watching content on Netflix, some Android users now have a Speed option on the video playback menu, next to the Audio & Subtitles menu. In the Speed menu, there are options to reduce the speed to 0.5x or 0.
Gapless music playback , the hot old-is-new feature when Spotify and Google Play Music added it on some platforms in 2012, is finally widely available to Listening to playlists or albums with nary a pause between tracks is currently possible for premium members using Android or the web , and will be
The long-awaited gapless playback functionality finally makes its way to the YouTube Music app, which has been abysmally slow in its development to replace Google Play You can finally listen to full LPs without that annoying skipping or pausing sound between songs on the YouTube Music app.
Gapless music playback, the hot old-is-new feature whenand added it on some platforms in 2012, is finally widely available to YouTube Music subscribers. Listening to playlists or albums with nary a pause between tracks is currently possible for premium members using Android or the web, and will be available on iOS "soon." Some users had noticed the feature being , but now it should be available to everyone.
As we noted when YouTube Music launched last year,. There's still a long list of additions users are for the service to work through, but hopefully this is just the first of many updates to expect as we head into a new year.
Mighty's iPod Shuffle for Spotify now works with Amazon Music .
When Mighty arrived in 2017, the device offered the convenience of offline playback for Spotify. In other words, you could take your favorite tunes anywhere -- and you didn't need your phone to do it. Basically, it's an iPod Shuffle for any albums, songs, playlists or podcasts you've made available offline. The company (which goes by the same name) returned in 2018 with the updated Mighty Vibe, a device with much improved Bluetooth range and more consistent battery life. Of course, there was still a key issue: it only worked with Spotify. Well, that changes today. Mighty now works with Amazon Music.The process is the same for Amazon Music as it is for Spotify.