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Google Home Mini crashing when playing certain songs at full volume

People are reporting a new bug with the Google Home Mini. Some users are seeing crashes when playing music at full volume through the speaker.

The strange thing is that it only crashes with some songs. Those affected say “Royals” by Lorde and other examples are the culprit. Playing most music, my Home Mini doesn’t have any issues, but that song in particular crashes it almost immediately.

It seems that Google has an issue on its hands, but it’s aware of the issue and is asking for more details from its users. If you face such an issue, head over to the Google Product Forums and let them know what’s going on.


Android and Me

Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple secures deal for songs from Warner Music Group, plans to pay labels smaller percentage than it did under first streaming deal  —  IPhone maker plans to pay record labels smaller percentage  —  Paid streaming service has revived music industry; sales up


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Google Home can now play your uploaded and purchased Google Play Music songs

Google Home users, your little device is about to get a bit better.

Google has confirmed that it’s now updating Google Home to enable playback of uploaded and purchased music on Google Play Music. Simply ask Google Assistant to play songs from your library and they should start right up.

If you’re not a paying Google Play Music subscriber, your uploaded and purchased music will play before the free radio station. If you are a paying subscriber, the subscription on demand content will play before your purchased or uploaded content unless you specifically ask for your own content by saying something like “Play X from my library”.

Google says that this feature is…
Android and Me

‘MLB The Show 17’ Soundtrack Rumors: 38 Songs with a heavy dose of ’90s hip hop

‘MLB The Show 17’ Soundtrack Rumors: 38 Songs with a heavy dose of ’90s hip hop

MLB The Show 17 is set to launch on March 28, but we’ve yet to learn what songs will be included on the game’s soundtrack this year. However, there’s a rumored track list that includes 38 songs and it’s heavy on 1990s hip-hop — which matches the retro …
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