Amazon Prime Music app updated to add Alexa and Chromecast support

The Blue Borne flaws had a more serious impact on Amazon's Echo than on Google's Home.               Image CNET

Vision of a connected speaker in every room to save shouting at the kids when dinner hits the table Google has taken on the might of the intercom industry with a device that makes shouting at your kids to get them to come to the dinner table redundant - for perhaps a couple of hundred dollars. Thanks to that new support, Android users are able to cast the Amazon Music content to any device that supports Google Cast, including the venerable Chromecast itself.

The feature was first spotted earlier this month by TechHive when it was mid-rollout.

For instance, users can invoke Google Assistant feature just by saying "OK Google" and ask for direction to a destination, hail an Uber cab on the go, search nearby restaurant, set alarms and do other stuff in different contexts and situations seamlessly by just speaking to it. They have now updated the app that supports your devices to make it easier for you to find and maybe cast on a larger screen that pop culture content that you want to share with your loved ones. The app was last updated November 13, 2017.

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This is one of the few, recent bright spots in the tumultuous Amazon-Google relationship. The listing reads: "Chromecast Support: You can now select music on your Android device, and have the music play on your Chromecast enabled devices". The two companies have butted heads in the past, the conflict going back as far as two years ago when Amazon removed all Chromecasts from its store.

After months of neglect, it looks like Google has finally made its mind to release the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Google Assistant to Android tablets. Amazon is selling the excellent TP-Link Plug for just £9.99 (usually £29.99) when bought with any Echo device.

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