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Amazon is the next tech company to join the live audio clubhouse

There are dozens of music streaming services available worldwide, some of which cater to specific genres while others offer a broad catalog of songs. To compete with the likes of Spotify, YouTube, and Apple, it's not enough for a service to only offer music, though. The biggest players in the industry have branched off into...

Amazon Music subscribers can get a free Disney+ subscription

Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, both new and old, will get several months of free Disney+. Old subscribers will get 3 months free, whereas new subscribers will get 6 months free when they sign up. This is one of the best ways to try out Disney+ currently, as there are no official trial programs for testing...

Amazon Music no longer charges extra for lossless audio

Amazon has announced that its HD music service will be available at no additional cost to Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers. The tier features over 70 million songs and allows users to stream audio at CD quality and above, including what Amazon refers to as “Ultra HD” tracks. The move means Amazon's streaming customers will get lossless...

Amazon Music gets Car Mode for easier access to your music

Amazon has updated its Music mobile app with a new feature that will make it easier to access your tunes while driving. Aptly titled “Car Mode,” the feature simplifies Amazon Music’s interface with shortcuts to popular music options, large buttons, and voice assistance with Alexa. According to Amazon, Car Mode will launch automatically when your device...

Amazon Music comes to Google TV and all Android TV devices

Amazon Music is making its way to Google TV and all devices running Android TV. The new addition arrives shortly after Google TV added the Apple TV app, along with the service’s many original movies and TV shows. Of course, Amazon’s music streaming service is an alternative to the many other music streaming services on the...

Amazon Music gets X-Ray features for more insightful listening

Why just listen to your music when you can also fully engage with it? Amazon on Friday announced it’s bringing its popular X-Ray feature to its music streaming service, giving users a behind-the-scenes look at their favorite songs. Amazon said (via Engadget) X-Ray will “offer a behind the scenes look at song information, artists, and albums...

Amazon Music expands its free (with ads) music tier to iOS, Android, and Fire TV

Most music streaming services offer at least two tiers: ad-free paid and ad-supported free. The free tiers are packed with interrupting ads and limitations, but at least you can enjoy music without shelling out for a subscription. Amazon has offered a free version of its Amazon Music service for Amazon Echo owners, but now they...

Amazon and Google announce free Amazon Music and YouTube Music streaming for Alexa and Google Home devices respectively

Amazon and Google are feeling friendly this week. Just days after finally settling their streaming device feud, the companies are offering free versions of their music services for smart speakers. Amazon Music can be used for free on Alexa devices and YouTube Music can be used for free on Google Home devices. Both companies are doing...

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV gets SMBv3 and Amazon Music support in SHIELD Experience 7.2 update

The Android device that has gotten the longest support and most consistent updates may not even be a phone. NVIDIA's SHIELD Android TV continues to get updates over 3 and half years after launch. Android Oreo arrived last Summer and 120Hz support was added in September. Now, SHIELD Experience 7.2 is rolling out with SMBv3...

Alexa Cast is Amazon’s answer to the Chromecast Audio, but it only works with Amazon Music

One of the many great features you get with owning a Chromecast is the ability to cast pretty much any media you want. You can stream Netflix, YouTube, Spotify - even Amazon Music - directly to it. You can use an Amazon Alexa device as an audio-based Chromecast, but there's a catch - it only...

Amazon Launches the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Plus, and Prime Music in Canada

Amazon has control over 80% of the smart speaker market and the company is still making a lot of progress with the technology. They recently launched a number of new Amazon Echo products but regional availability is still something they really need to work on. The company has now officially announced that the Amazon Echo,...