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incidentally (adv.)

1520s, "by the way, casually;" see incidental + -ly (2). Sense of "as a new but related point" attested by 1925.

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Definitions of incidentally from WordNet

incidentally (adv.)
introducing a different topic;
incidentally, I won't go to the party
Synonyms: by the way / by the bye / apropos
incidentally (adv.)
of a minor or subordinate nature;
these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models
Synonyms: accidentally
From wordnet.princeton.edu