Amazon as we speak introduced Alexa Cast to permit for higher music management on Alexa devices. Users will have the opportunity to extra simply transition from listening to by way of the Amazon Music app to listening to Amazon Music on an Alexa device. It is a much-needed perform for Amazon’s core providers.
Earlier than Alexa Cast, it may be messy switching between listening to Amazon Music on completely different devices. The service doesn't have the identical kind of controls discovered on different providers like Spotify . It seems like Amazon is lastly constructing out features that will flip Amazon Music right into a legit music service and Alexa Cast is an efficient step ahead.
The service is obtainable beginning as we speak. Users want to replace their iOS and Android app to entry the feature. Similar to with Spotify Join or Apple AirPlay users will want to faucet on the Alexa Cast icon and choose the device they need to playback the streaming music.
It’s unclear from the preliminary announcement if Amazon will deliver this performance to different apps or let builders use it.
Source : TechCrunch