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If you had not noticed I am a very big fan of all kinds of music. I listen to music every day and it is a big part of my life. I love every genre from the blues, country, hip-hop, pop, etc. Well if you visit often, then you will notice I have a song of the day posted Monday through Friday. Music puts me in a good mood and helps me get into the rhythm to get my clean on in the house. Music helps me pump through my workouts and music helps me wind down at the end of the day. So when I found out about Googles new Chromecast Audio I was all in to try it out.
I stream music about half of my day whether I am at home or in the car. When I am home I stream through my phone, but of course my battery life is horrible and need to keep it on charge mostly or I use our Bluetooth speakers in the house. Either way it is still draining on my phone and when I get to far from the Bluetooth speakers they go all wonky and the connection goes out. I spend more time trying to reconnect the two speakers rather than listening to my music when I get ready for work. Since I am moving all over the house I have to try and connect to another speaker in the other room. Of course regular radio is great, but lets face it I want to jam out not listen to commercials for 10 minutes! [Read more…]