It’s come to this: A blog post that shows streamers how to play music they already own

It’s come to this: A blog post that shows streamers how to play music they already own
They’ve never purchased music and loaded it onto to a device for listening. Advantages like uninterrupted music, increased portability, and increased longevity of the hardware you actually use make it worth the cost of a few albums. The company’s previously announced update to its Spotify Connect platform unfortunately terminates the streaming service’s functionality on a variety of speakers ostensibly advertised as Spotify-connected devices. Some of them (from companies like Onkyo and Denon) very expensive Spotify-connected devices. Keep going. As far as I can tell, this article isn’t written with any irony. Rupinder forwarded this article from Lifehacker. And no Internet connection required! What does that mean for you? Instead of shopping around for a new streaming service that will ultimately disappoint you, why not cut out the middleman and start using a music library you actually own? Spotify doesn’t. (Yes, people have to hack their lives for this sort of thing now.)
Remember loyalty? Well, if you own a speaker not scheduled to receive any updates fixing the disconnect, according to the Verge, you’ll have to find a new way to get audio out of it. WOW! I get it that streaming is the future, but for some people, streaming is apparently all they know.