With its recent addition of "Everywhere" mode, Amazon is pushing hard into the whole home audio market. Traditionally that's been the domains of the likes of custom installers, and, more recently, Sonos.In the Alexa app or in its companion browser interface, you can select songs, stations, playlists from various...
It's called Multi-Room Music and the new feature enables several Echo smart speakers to stream music in sync across the home.
I gave the beta Sonos Android app a spin on my Nexus 5 and came away impressed. Universal search is a welcome addition and the new look is clean and modern.
Why the big deal? It means you can stream tracks without the need for a server or host PC.
Songza, I discovered, is a startup in New York City whose staff includes software engineers, and music experts... and what any self-respecting startup also considers core to the business: "absurdly talented dancers."