Alexa’s October updates let your music follow you around the house

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introduces a number of new helpful commands that let you start listening to audio in one room and continue listening on an Echo device in another. There are a few different commands for this, and the ones you use will depend on your situation.

The first command lets you move audio between groups, also known as the smart speakers that you’ve assigned to specific locations throughout your home. Simply say, “Alexa, move my music to [desired group],” and you can transfer your podcast, radio show, or music to the room that you plan on spending time in.

You can also continue listening to audio when you walk out the door — keep in mind that you’ll need a pair of in order for this to work. Once your Echo Buds are...