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mfaine
2011-12-18, 12:39
How hard would it be to integrate a player into the Logitech Media Server page or a browser plugin? I know it isn't a technical limitation so why not do it? I'm thinking something akin to the way Google Music works but also supporting the more traditional playing through hardware radios. The way I see it cloud-based apps are the true competition for Squeezebox and this is something that should have happened a long time ago but instead we got a buggy, still-doesn't-really-work-properly, not-officially-supported, software client (Squeeezplay).

Does anyone know of such a project? I'd really like to support any such endeavor.

ghostrider
2011-12-18, 16:00
I don't know why they would waste time and effort on more software players. They don't generate any revenue and divert resource away from enhancing the hardware players.

Pascal Hibon
2011-12-18, 23:39
I too would like to see a bit more efforts on the hardware side. The current line up is lacking a Next gen Boom and a player with an on board amplifier.
There are enough software players out there (iTunes, MediaMonkey, foobar, etc).

bluegaspode
2011-12-18, 23:58
and anyone with a mobile and or table can stream his music as well

SqueeezePlayer
SqueezePad
iPeng
SqueezeCast


take all your music anywhere and one does not even need a browser.

Soulkeeper
2011-12-19, 01:44
If Logitech makes a Boom II and sends it to me for free, I promise to learn about the LMS API and make a Squeezebox toolbar for Firefox. ;)

mherger
2011-12-19, 01:53
> If Logitech makes a Boom II and sends it to me for free, I promise to
> learn about the LMS API and make a Squeezebox toolbar for Firefox. ;)

Better get started today, as you'll need to concentrate on testing Boom II
then. I'll let you know when we're ready to ship :-P.

--

Michael

bhaagensen
2011-12-19, 04:14
mfaine, I think it would be good if there was such a feature - it adds value to the whole experience. However I think time has caught up with the concept - 4 years ago I would have said YES. Nowadays there are too many other options for this to be worthwhile, I think.

Edit: I would install and use it - but I can't say its missed.

bluegaspode
2011-12-19, 10:28
as you'll need to concentrate on testing Boom II then.


The first post where a Logitech employee does not deny it's existence :D.
Let's start rumours, the time has come ...

mherger
2011-12-19, 10:31
> The first post where a Logitech employee does not deny it's existence

We neither deny nor confirm.

> Let's start rumours, the time has come ...

It's always a good time for rumours.

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Michael

bluegaspode
2011-12-19, 14:46
But in the past you even did not comment such posts.
Now you did.

AGAIN!

:D

maggior
2011-12-19, 15:10
But in the past you even did not comment such posts.
Now you did.

AGAIN!

:D

Oooooohhhhh! :-) Interesting!

I thought the same thing reading the posts above.

If it does turn out to be true, I will be happy. Honestly, it's a pretty obvious move, so it shouldn't be a big surprise to anybody here. I think there would be a collective sigh of relief in the group here that the Squeezebox lineup is still alive and well and there is some semblance of sanity prevailing at Logitech HQ. :-).

Soulkeeper
2011-12-20, 12:31
Better get started today, as you'll need to concentrate on testing Boom II

0.o

Getting started today it is, then. You already have my address. :D

erland
2011-12-20, 13:32
> The first post where a Logitech employee does not deny it's existence

We neither deny nor confirm.

> Let's start rumours, the time has come ...

It's always a good time for rumours.

I'll interpret this as it means that currently the SqueezePhone, SqueezeTablet, SqueezeFrame and SqueezeClock have higher priority than the Boom II :-)