Tag: Sonos

Sonos Move, The Audio Brand’s First-Ever Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Leaks

The much-anticipated Sonos Move leaks in almost full detail, with alleged marketing images showing the design, button layout, and more. The company’s first-ever portable Bluetooth speaker is expected to launch this Aug. 26.

Gadgets August 19, 2019

Sonos Is Developing A New Bluetooth Speaker With AirPlay 2

Consumer electronics company Sonos is set to release a new portable speaker capable of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. News of the upcoming device surfaced after tech journalists discovered FCC filings regarding the product.

Gadgets August 12, 2019

Heads Up Sonos Owners: Google Assistant Is Coming Your Way

As promised back in 2017, Google Assistant is finally heading to Sonos’ smart speakers. Sonos had missed its original 2018 target but now support is finally coming soon.

Google May 11, 2019

Ikea Offers Sneak Peek At Bookshelf Speakers Powered By Sonos

The company offered the sneak peek at the finished version of the Sono-powered speaker in a new post following the celebration of its Red Dot design awards. The upcoming device is set for official unveiling on April 9 in Milan.

Smart Home March 27, 2019

Deeper Siri Support For Sonos Speakers: It’s Up To Apple, Says CEO

It’s possible for Sonos devices, including its soundbar and Sonos One speaker, to get full Siri support. It’s just up to Apple to decide if that’s ever going to happen.

Apple June 18, 2018

Best Sound Bars 2018: Sonos Playbar, Vizio SB3621, Samsung HW-MS650, And More

Audio experts have noticed that newer TVs are much thinner than before and lack clarity. Sound bars are the go-to options in order to improve the audio output of most televisions.

Gadgets June 12, 2018

The Sonos Beam Comes With Alexa, AirPlay 2 And Wants A Spot In Your Living Room

On Wednesday, June 6, Sonos launched a new mini soundbar with a smart speaker functionality called the Beam. The speaker, priced at $399, comes with Alexa integration and support for Airplay 2.

Smart Home June 8, 2018

New Sonos Speaker Bundles Will Let You Set Up A Home Sound System At A Discount

Sonos released new bundles consisting of its smart speakers and other products, allowing buyers to set up a complete home sound system at a discount. The bundles are sold with a discount ranging from $19 to $99.

Smart Home May 23, 2018

Sonos Planning To Launch A Home Theater Smart Speaker: What We Know

Sonos might soon announce a soundbar and smart speaker hybrid as just-published regulatory filings suggest. Like the Sonos One, this device might be able to support voice commands, a first for soundbars from Sonos.

Smart Home May 1, 2018

Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture

The Sonos One, just like the Apple HomePod, leaves behind white marks on wooden furniture. According to a Sonos spokesperson, this is the first time that such an incident has been raised with one of its devices.

Smart Home February 16, 2018

Sonos Congratulates Apple For HomePod Launch, Then Throws Shade By Creating A Mock Playlist

Sonos just mocked Apple as it launched its HomePod smart speaker, but even if it’s throwing shade, Sonos still wants to be friends with the Cupertino company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Sonos Takes On Apple HomePod, Offers 2 Smart Speakers For $349

Sonos responds to Apple’s announcement of the HomePod release with a big promotion. Stating two is better than one, Sonos offers users a huge savings on its Sonos One device.

Smart Home January 30, 2018

Sonos And Bose Speakers Are Being Hacked To Play Creepy, Spooky Sounds

Researchers have found out that certain Bose and Sonos speakers have been hacked, and the hijackers are playing strange and creepy sounds on the devices.

Gadgets December 28, 2017

New $199 Sonos One Smart Speaker Comes With Amazon Alexa, Will Also Feature Google Assistant, Siri

There’s a new smart speaker in town. Sonos just unveiled One, a $199 speaker that in addition to supporting Amazon Alexa right off the bat, will also include Google Assistant and Siri into the mix.

Smart Home October 5, 2017

Meet Sonos Playbase: $700 Speaker That You Can Pair With Your TV

Sonos has introduced a brand new speaker. The company has come up with a redesigned system, called Playbase, which acts as the stand for the TV while at the same time provides home theater sounds when connected to it.

Gadgets March 7, 2017

Sonos CEO Steps Down After 14 Years Due To Heated Smart Speaker Competition

Sonos' John MacFarlane has already tendered his resignation after 14 years serving as the company's CEO. He will also relinquish his board seat, merely staying as a mentor for the company's employees.

Business Tech January 11, 2017

Sonos Speakers Can Now Be Controlled Using Spotify

Spotify and Sonos have now released an update allowing direct control of all Sonos speakers via the Spotify app. The feature, however, is limited to premium subscribers of the music streaming service.

Apps/Software December 7, 2016

Apple Ready To Sell Sonos Play:1, Play:5 Speakers In Physical And Online Stores: Free 3-Month Apple Music Trial Up For Grabs

Apple is ready to begin selling the Sonos Play:1 and Play:5 wireless speakers in its physical and online stores. Customers who purchase the devices through these channels will also receive a free three-month gift card for Apple Music.

Apple September 27, 2016

Sonos Speakers To Get Voice Control Thanks To Amazon's Alexa

Sonos speakers are slated to get voice control features via Amazon's Alexa, and that means users will soon be capable of hitting play, pause, skip and many other commands without lifting a finger.

Gadgets August 30, 2016

Sonos Unveils First NYC Flagship Retail Store: Speakers, Listening Rooms And More

Sonos is setting up shop in New York, bringing the first of its flagship retail stores into the city. Consumers will soon be able to experience what Sonos’ audio products can do for their homes without even leaving the store.

Gadgets July 13, 2016

Sonos Controller iOS App Gets Lock Screen Controls, iPad Split View, 3D Touch And More

Apple recently announced that Sonos Controller 6.3 for iOS will bring a slew of features, most important being lock screen controls. Read on to see what Apple devices can make the best out of the updated Sonos Controller app.

Apps/Software June 22, 2016

Sonos Cuts Jobs As It Leans Toward Paid Streaming Services And Voice Control

Wireless speaker maker Sonos will focus on paid streaming and voice control, which has resulted in job cuts. The company has not confirmed the departments or the number of employees being laid off.

Business March 10, 2016

Apple Music And Sonos Trade Silence For Fun: 'Music Makes It Home' [Video]

Apple Music and Sonos launched new video ads in a bid to show how music can defeat silence in one’s home. The ads feature artists such as Matt Berninger, Killer Mike and Annie Clark.

Business February 16, 2016

Apple Music Finally Arrives On Sonos

Apple Music is now finally available on Sonos systems after a beta program was launched in December of last year. The service is the latest one to join Sonos' list of partners, which already includes rivals Spotify and Pandora.

Apps/Software February 10, 2016

The Apple Music Beta Is Now Available For Sonos Users

The Apple Music beta is now available to try out on Sonos for subscribers who signed up to test it out.

Apps/Software December 15, 2015

Apple Music Set To Come To Sonos Speaker Systems On Dec. 15

The beta for Apple Music is set to launch on Sonos speaker ecosystems on Dec.15, followed by an official rollout in early 2016.

Apps/Software November 30, 2015

Beats Music Will Shut Down On Nov. 30: How To Keep Your Playlists

Beats Music will be shutting down on Nov. 30, a little over a year after Beats was acquired by Apple and five months since the launch of Apple Music. Users can keep their preferences and playlists by migrating to Apple Music.

Apps/Software November 13, 2015

Sonos Play:5 Australia Launch Set For Nov. 25 At Hefty Price To Match Raving Reviews

The impressive new Sonos Play:5 sparked overwhelmingly positive reviews and is currently available for preorder in several markets, ahead of its retail release later this month. For Australian customers, the speaker will hit retail on Nov. 25, but it definitely won't come cheap.

Gadgets November 2, 2015

Sonos Play: 5 (2015) Review Roundup: $499 But Totally Worth It

The Sonos Play: 5 is a second-generation WiFi speaker that’s been designed to deliver a full wireless speaker experience that Sonos has been known for. With shipping slated to begin on Nov. 25, the decision on whether to buy or not may be made a little easier by catching up with some dependable reviews.

Reviews October 31, 2015

Sonos New Smart Speaker Flagship Play:5 Available For Preorder

The new Sonos smart speaker Play:5, which is now available for preorder, is a departure from the HiFi speaker company's previous aesthetic. It comes with an app that can tweak the speaker to optimize the acoustics in any room.

Gadgets October 29, 2015

Sonos Releases Updated $500 Play:5 Speaker, Launches Trueplay For Easy Audio Calibration

Sonos released an updated Play:5 wireless speaker, but the bigger news is the Trueplay software that allows users to calibrate their speakers as if they were set up by a professional.

Gadgets September 29, 2015

Apple Music Arrives On Sonos Audio Systems Before End Of The Year

It has been confirmed that Apple Music will be featured on Sonos connected speaker systems by the end of the year.

Apps/Software June 29, 2015

Beats Was Reportedly Developing Sonos Rival Before Apple Axed It

According to recent reports, Beats was in the middle of developing a wireless speaker system to compete with Sonos when the company was bought by Apple and the project was shut down. Despite this, it's possible the project could be resurrected by Apple.

Gadgets June 14, 2015

Deezer taps Sonos to deliver elite audio service to U.S. music lovers

Deezer agrees to bring its lossless audio service to Sonos' wireless HD sound systems. Deezer Elite will deliver sound quality that is up to five times better than MP3 audio, the company says.

Deals September 10, 2014

Google Play Music hooks up with Sonos speakers - It's a match made in heaven

Sonos speakers just got a whole lot cooler. Now, Android users can connect directly to the Sonos speakers using the Google Play Music app or the Sonos app.

Gadgets April 10, 2014

Xbox chief product officer leaves Microsoft, heads to Sonos

Xbox executive Marc Whitten will be leaving the halls of Microsoft and will join Sonos as its chief product officer.

Video Games March 18, 2014

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