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The Amazon Music app just borrowed some killer Alexa features

One year ago   |   By SlashGear

Back in September of last year, Amazon brought Alexa to its Amazon Music app. It was a move we could all see coming from a mile away - while Alexa might not be readily available on Android or iOS devices, adding the AI companion to its various apps was an obvious move for Amazon. Today, Alexa is getting easier to...
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Amazon Music App Gets Hands-Free Alexa Control

Amazon Music App Gets Hands-Free Alexa Control

One year ago   |   By PCMag

You can now use Alexa voice controls to play tunes in the app completely hands free, just like you would on an Echo smart speaker.
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Hands-free Alexa control comes to Amazon Prime Music

Hands-free Alexa control comes to Amazon Prime Music

One year ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Amazon is bringing hands-free Alexa to its Music app on iOS and Android in Canada today. Alexa was first added to the Music app as a tap-to-talk feature in the U.S. and U.K. in September 2017. The feature expanded to Canada last month. Users could tap the Alexa tab and speak with the assistant. Instead of tapping the screen, users can now just say “Alexa,” followed by a command. The feature is rolling out to users in Canada and the U.S. today. Whether you use an Android or iOS device, if the app is open on your screen you can ask Alexa to play, pause, move back and forth between songs and...
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Amazon Music's app adds hands-free listening, courtesy of Alexa

One year ago   |   By TechCrunch

In September, Amazon announced it was adding support for Alexa voice control to its Amazon Music app for iOS and Android. However, it was implemented as a tap-to-talk function - something that didn't quite mesh with the hands-free voice control experience Alexa is known for. Today, Amazon is addressing that problem by rolling out hands-free listening to the Amazon Music app instead, as a result of user feedback.
That means customers can command Alexa to do things like play or pause music, move back and forth between songs, and create playlists by asking, as well as take advantage of...
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