Microsoft's Groove Music Now Works With Sonos
Microsoft today updated its Groove Music service with support for Sonos. This means Groove subscribers can now listen to their music via Sonos speakers in their home. Microsoft launched Groove earlier this year, which is available across XBox and Windows devices, and Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. The $10 monthly fee buys ad-free access to 40 million tracks. Users can create their own, custom radio stations, and Groove supports music libraries uploaded to OneDrive, including tracks purchased via iTunes. The Sonos app is available separately. Groove Music is free to trial for 30 days.
Groove Music for Android and iOS Snags Update
Jul 19, 2016
Microsoft has updated its Groove Music application for Android and iOS devices for the first time since September 2015. Microsoft says the refreshed application offers a number of performance and feature improvements.
Microsoft Pauses Groove Music, Spins New Tune with Spotify
Oct 2, 2017
Microsoft today announced changes to its music offering for Windows devices that will see it transition from its own Groove Music service to Spotify. According to Microsoft, the Groove Music media player application will continue to work for playing back owned music on Windows devices, but it will no longer offer the option to stream, purchase, or download music after December 31.
Sonos Speakers to Stream Apple Music Dec. 15
Nov 30, 2015
Songs today announced that it will soon support Apple Music. Sonos sells connected loudspeakers that can stream music from a variety of sources, such as Spotify and Google Play Music.
Microsoft Updates Groove Music and Movie Apps
Dec 9, 2015
Microsoft is delivering a significant update to its Groove music app for Windows 10 Mobile. The company is also updating the Movies and TV application.
Google Assistant Lets Device Makers Create Custom Actions
Mar 9, 2018
Google today introduced new Custom Device Actions for Google Assistant that will give devices native functionality specific to their hardware. Custom Device Actions build on the Assistant's existing Actions tool for issuing specific commands.