Amazon has up to date Alexa with the power to let customers transfer their favorite music tracks, radio programmes, or podcast episodes between a number of Echo gadgets. Utilizing the replace, you can even ask Alexa to pause a track on one Echo system and resume playback on one other one. The function to maneuver music, radio, and podcasts is just not restricted to Echo audio system but additionally Echo Buds actually wi-fi stereo (TWS) earbuds, and Echo Auto hands-free in-car system. Alexa has additionally been up to date to let customers watch TikTok movies on their Hearth TV gadgets.
To maneuver your audio between Echo gadgets, you possibly can say “Alexa, pause” on the primary system after which ask the voice assistant to play it in your different system by saying, “Alexa, resume music right here.” You can even say “Alexa, resume podcast right here” for transferring your podcast playback, or “Alexa, resume radio right here” to maneuver your radio monitor.
You can even say “Alexa, transfer my music to the kitchen.” This may assist you to take your favorite music out of your bed room or lounge to locations together with the kitchen.
If you’re transferring from an Echo speaker however can have Echo Buds, you possibly can join them to your cellphone and say, “Alexa, transfer my music right here.” You can even say “Alexa, pause” to pause your music in your Echo system positioned at your own home after which say “Alexa, resume music” when utilizing Echo Auto in your automobile to maneuver your music whereas on-the-go.
Amazon has not supplied any particulars on when the transferring audio function shall be out there for third-party Alexa gadgets.
In 2019, Google Assistant acquired help for transferring music between a number of Google Nest (erstwhile often known as Google Dwelling) gadgets. Apple’s Siri additionally affords the identical skill to maneuver audio from one supported speaker to a different.
Alongside the function to maneuver music, Alexa has been up to date with help to play the NFL pregame present Two-Minute drill on gadgets with a display screen together with the Echo Present.
Alexa and Netflix have additionally been partnered to let customers watch their favorite films and tv sequence on Hearth TV gadgets by saying, “Alexa, Play (film/ present identify) on Netflix.” You can even say “Alexa, Play One thing on Netflix” to look at a random film or present in your Hearth TV.
Amazon has additionally introduced the arrival of the official TikTok TV app on Hearth TV to let customers watch brief movies on their TVs by saying, “Alexa, play TikTok.” Each Netflix and TikTok help is at the moment restricted to Alexa customers within the US and Canada.
The Alexa app has additionally added a brand new part referred to as Automotive Hub that can element the important thing options you’ll get in your Alexa-enabled automobile. There may be additionally a driver-friendly interface for customers who do not have Alexa embedded of their automobiles. The car-focussed replace is out there by means of the Alexa app within the US at this second.