Apple Music Might Coming to the Google Home

Posted on February 26, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Apple, Google with 4 Comments

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Apple could soon be bringing official support for Apple Music to Google’s Home speakers. Although this is very much a rumor, for the time being, it seems like Apple Music integration could be just around the corner for those with Google Home speakers.

Google’s official Google Home app was recently updated, and it included the ability to link Apple Music as a music service on your devices. VentureBeat reports that the functionality to actually link your Apple Music account with your Home devices didn’t work, but it still suggests that an official integration could be on the way.

Google is disagreeing, at least for now. “Apple Music is currently only available for Google Assistant users on mobile phones. We have nothing to announce regarding updates to Google Home,” a Google spokesperson told the publication. Google obviously will not be hinting at upcoming announcements through press notes, so it is not surprising to see the company remain tight-lipped about potential support in the future.

Considering Apple has been pushing its services business quite a lot in the recent times, it shouldn’t be a surprise to see the company working well with others in the industry and finally opening up its products.

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Comments (4)

4 responses to “Apple Music Might Coming to the Google Home”

  1. Tony Barrett

    The tech world is actually going mad. Apple services spreading out on non-Apple devices, Alexa in Windows 10, Microsoft/Vmware tie-up in Azure, Edge switching to Chromium.... Those hard lines are breaking down left, right and centre.

    • provision l-3

      In reply to ghostrider:

      The only way a person can be surprised by Apple doing x-platform support is if they opted to believe the myth that Apple doesn't do it while ignoring the evidence to the contrary. Off the top of my head I can come up with the following software and services that Apple has previously or currently offers for non-mac/ios users.

      iCloud, QuicktimeTV, Quicktime, iTunes (including store), Apple Music, Filemaker, Claris/Apple Works, Safari, Web Objects, AirPort Admin, Bonjour/AirPrint ...

      Apple has offered software and services when it was pragmatic to do so for decades.

  2. scumdogmillionaire

    I was hoping to replace Amazon Music with Apple once they integrated with Alexa, but it's buggy. Songs stop right in the middle of playing, sometimes will play just the first few seconds of a song then move on. But, it's smart of them to move this into other smart home platforms. Hopefully they can work the kinks out soon.

    Give me iMessage on my Windows PC and I'll be singing a new tune about Apple for sure though.

  3. Chris Payne

    BIG typo in the headline. Please fix.