The Morning After: The Galaxy Fold verdict

Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the companyís Echo speaker and other Alexa devices. Billboard first broke the news about this free option earlier this week, and the tier went live today. This new version gives access to a selection of ad-supported top playlists and stations for free on compatible Alexa devices. Previously, the only ways to access Amazonís music offerings were to buy a Prime membership, which has Prime Music bundled in, or to separately pay a monthly fee ranging from $3.99 to $9.99, depending on the tier. This launch puts Amazon in direct competition with Spotify This launch puts Amazon in direct competition with Spotify. Until... Continue reading…

The Morning After: The Galaxy Fold verdict

Hey, good morning! We have our (tentative) verdict on Samsung's Galaxy Fold, as the launch date for the foldable turns into a giant question mark. Tesla is promising a future ...

Tue 23 Apr 19 from Engadget

Amazon takes on Spotify with new ad-supported music streaming service for Echo devices

The firm now offers a free, ad-supported streaming plan that lets users play music for free on their Echo device. Users can access more than two million songs through the new service.

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Daily Mail

Google offers free YouTube Music for Google Home speakers

Matches offer from Amazon with a twist--the songs are ad-free, and available not just on Google Home but any speaker that works with Google Assistant.        

Fri 19 Apr 19 from USA today

Amazon Echo Owners Can Now Listed To Free, Ad-Supported Music Streaming

Over the last decade, consumers have increasingly come to rely on online music stores and streaming services. Many large online retailers and tech companies boast their own streaming services, ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from HotHardware

Alexa owners can listen to Amazon Music for free -- with ads

Rumors started circulating last week that Amazon was exploring a free, ad-supported tier of its streaming music service. Turns out there was something to those rumblings. Today, the ...

Thu 18 Apr 19 from Engadget

"Alexa, play some free songs for me"

Previously, Echo owners could only hear music without subscribing if they were Prime members. But now Amazon has opened a free tier for them.        

Thu 18 Apr 19 from USA today

Amazon launches free, ad-supported music service for Alexa devices - CNET

Google launched a similar YouTube Music service Thursday, too.

Thu 18 Apr 19 from CNET

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