Sonos Adds Support for Amazon Cloud Player and… It is a Big Deal

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Amazon is making some big moves with its Cloud Player music service. They recently improved the way the system works and now lets you scan your music in much the same way iTunes Music Match does. Now word comes that Sonos has added support for Amazon Cloud Player. As they explain,


Import and securely store your entire music library in the cloud

Search, browse and play every song, album and playlist in every room with the Sonos Wireless HiFi System

Amazon MP3 purchases are automatically stored in Cloud Player, and you can import up to 250 songs for free

This may not sound like a big deal but it is. You see, support for Amazon Cloud Player means you no longer need to have an active computer or a NAS drive connected to your router in order to access your music collection. Instead, you just connect to your Amazon Cloud Player account and everything in it is available… in any room with a Sonos system. As they put it, “When we started designing our streaming music system 10 years ago we always envisioned a world of music in the cloud.” That day just arrived. You can learn more here.

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Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.