Microsoft is planning to combine Spotify into a brand new Home windows 11 function. Panos Panay, Microsoft’s head of Home windows and units, teased the Focus Classes Home windows 11 function on Twitter this week, and it seems to be a brand new method to deal with duties and work. Focus Classes contains Spotify integration, permitting you to create a spotlight timer to work by way of duties whereas listening to playlist of music from Spotify.
Microsoft hasn’t began testing Focus Classes in its public builds of Home windows 11 but, however from the video Panay teased it seems to be constructed into the working system’s Clock app. It seems prefer it’s following the Pomodoro Technique, a technique of managing time by breaking down work into smaller chunks with quick breaks.
There are already a wide range of Pomodoro apps and web sites that allow you to put aside time to deal with an inventory of duties. Microsoft’s Spotify integration might be the corporate’s means of standing out from the gang.
It’s additionally the primary time we’ve seen some vital Spotify integration in Home windows since Microsoft retired its Groove Music service in 2017. On the time, Microsoft partnered with Spotify to maneuver Groove Music subscribers and their playlists over to the rival music streaming service. Microsoft and Spotify have additionally beforehand labored collectively on a Windows 10 app and a separate app for Xbox consoles.