Google and Spotify Cooking Up a Couple of Candy Audio Concepts
Controlling media in your Android cellphone has definitely become a a lot improved expertise over time. We now have a elaborate media participant within the notification shade, controls over what our quantity buttons do, and simpler methods to modify between units. This week, Google teased a few new concepts it’s engaged on with Spotify and one other that they’ve tapped-in YouTube Music for as effectively, each of which we’ll be comfortable to see arrive.
The primary is in collaboration with Spotify, the place Google is engaged on a solution to enable for straightforward switching between units that work by means of Spotify Join (like your Google House units).
This may work if you faucet on the gadget switcher within the media participant and a well-recognized pop-up will present. You do that now to modify between Bluetooth units (and a few Forged targets in YouTube Music), however Google and Spotify are teaming as much as make these much more strong if a tool works with Spotify Join.
As you may see within the picture beneath, their imaginative and prescient consists of having the ability to see your whole accessible units (like a wise speaker) after which not solely having the ability to play to 1, however presumably combining them. You need this at the moment, proper?
The opposite thought Google has makes use of a notification system that makes an attempt to comply with you all through a day that will help you simply proceed on with music or a podcast from gadget to gadget. For example, you may be listening to music in your automotive and then you definitely arrive house. As soon as inside, a notification might ask if you wish to proceed listening on your house audio system or TV. In the event you join a pair of headphones, it’d set off a notification to do the identical.
Google is working with each Spotify and YouTube Music on this notification thought.
Google didn’t say once they would possibly implement both of those new media management concepts, so don’t count on them within the subsequent Pixel Function Drop or something. These might be Android 14 concepts that may not launch for some time. Or who is aware of, perhaps we’ll see them in Android 15. Both approach, simply know that Google is engaged on them.