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Amazon is making another big play for Windows PCs

Posted On: Feb 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Amazon is making another big play for Windows PCs

Amazon Music is now available on the Windows 10 app store.
Amazon previously announced that the Alexa virtual assistant is coming to certain Windows 10 PCs, leaving the door open for more to come.
While the PC market is shrinking overall, Microsoft says that there are now over 600 million Windows 10 devices out in the wild.
Spotify is already available from the Windows Store, with Apple promising that a version of iTunes is on the way.
Amazon is bringing its popular Amazon Music streaming service to Windows 10. To cut to the chase: If you want it, you can get the app from the Windows Store here .
In a broader sense, it's part of a big play that Amazon is making for the Windows 10 PC .
In January, Amazon announced that its Alexa virtual assistant would be built in to some new PCs from manufacturers including HP, Acer, and Asus. While Amazon hasn't announced anything specifically, that news puts it within the realm of possibility that Amazon could release Alexa as a standalone Windows app, too. Besides,...

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