Tag Archive: songs


Play your favorite songs wirelessly with the $25 Sbode Bluetooth Speaker

A great speaker at a great price.

The Sbode M400 Bluetooth Speaker falls to just $ 24.99 at Amazon when you enter promo code 92EYV47E. That saves you $ 20 off the speaker’s current price; it was previously available around $ 50.

With HD Stereo Sound, this speaker lets you bring your favorite tracks wherever you go. It features integrated controls that let you skip tracks, turn up the volume, power on the speaker, and more. There’s  [Read More…]

Can the Echo Dot Kids Edition filter explicit songs?

Best answer: Yes, all Amazon Alex-enabled devices have an option to block explicit songs, and that setting is on by default on the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition. Not all music services compatible with Amazon Alexa work with the explicit filter, but Amazon Music and Spotify do.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition ($ 70)

Automatically blocking crude ditties

There’s a lot of music out there in the world, and some of it is not safe  [Read More…]

Spotify Android app will finally let you reposition songs in a playlist

IT’S HAPPENING!!! 🎉

Spotify is one of the world’s largest music streaming services, but despite this, its Android app isn’t quite up to snuff with its iOS and desktop counterparts. However, the company recently confirmed that it’s finally addressing one of the features Android users have been asking for the most — playlist re-ordering.

As it currently stands, you can use the Spotify Android app to create a playlist and add/remove songs to it. Unfortunately, if you  [Read More…]

Amazon makes it easier to find previously heard songs with Alexa

“Alexa, play Rihanna songs I haven’t heard in a while.”

Listening to music is easily what I use my smart speakers for the most, and if you’ve got one powered by Alexa and use Amazon Music, it’s about to get a lot easier to find songs you haven’t heard in a while.

Rather than opening up the Alexa app to see your streaming history to find that one Logic song you were listening to a while ago,  [Read More…]

Google Assistant lets you set songs as alarms and look up TV schedules

These two new features are rolling out to users now.

The Google Assistant is something I’ve come to be quite fond of, and thanks to my Google Home and Pixel 2, I’m using it more now than ever before. There are two new features coming to the Google Assistant, and they allow you to link music to alarms and ask about upcoming TV shows.

Starting with the former of the two, this is something that Amazon just  [Read More…]

You can now share your Spotify songs and playlists via Facebook Messenger

Spotify users can now share their favorite songs and playlists through Facebook Messenger. The feature was integrated into the official Messenger app with zero fanfare.

According to TechCrunch:

Inside the Messenger “More” section in chat threads, all iOS and Android users will now find a Spotify option. Tap it, and they’ll be shuttled into Spotify’s app where they can “Search for something to share”. Once the select a song, artist, or playlist, they’lll be popped  [Read More…]

Pandora’s new Thumbprint Radio station is full of songs that have your ‘thumbs up’

Pandora, a popular streaming music service, has just added a new, and highly personalized, radio station to its lineup based on the history of each user. It’s called Thumbprint Radio, and each subscriber will get a different list of songs, based on their history of giving the “thumbs up” to tracks on the service.

Pandora says that each users’ Thumbprint Radio station will continue to change based on new tracks that users “thumb up”,  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Prime Music offers over a million songs and is free with a Prime subscription

The music streaming business is big. Google, Apple and Amazon are fighting are battling for the music space with the likes of Spotify, Pandora, and Tidal, just to name a few. Amazon has squeezed its way into the music streaming business by offering over 1 million free songs with a subscription of Amazon Prime. They’ve also added other free features like free cloud storage, and free movies and tv shows with a Prime membership as well.

Considering I just bought into  [Read More…]

Amazon Music adds Android Wear support, songs can now be downloaded to SD card

Amazon Music has gained support for its top requested feature, the ability to download songs to an SD card for offline listening. With this, you’ll be able to put your own music, or songs and albums from Prime Music on your SD card instead of having it take up your on-board storage.

YouTube Music app to launch soon for finding songs and music videos faster

Along with the reveal of the YouTube Red subscription service, Google has also announced plans to launch a stand-alone YouTube Music app, which will be designed to help users find the songs and music videos they want to hear and see faster. A release date for the app has yet to be revealed.

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