Sonos One is the speaker to beat for those who want great sound and smarts

The connected speaker wars are upon us, and one day they will be detailed in history books for all to remember. But here, now, it can be hard to cut through the various narratives surrounding the opti

A four-sentence HomePod review (with appendices)

Apple's HomePod delivers superior sound quality and solid Siri performance but still lags behind competition on breadth of voice commands.

Two Sonos One speakers now cost $349 – the same as one Apple HomePod

Sonos is offering a special limited deal for its new Sonos One smart speaker, which works with Amazon’s Alexa right now, and is gaining support for Google Assistant in a future update: You can b

Certain Sonos and Bose models can be accessed by hackers to play sound remotely

Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a potential hack opening key speakers from Sonos and Bose to remote access. As first reported by Wired, the Sonos Play:1, Sonos One, and Bose SoundTouch syst

Sonos and Ikea are collaborating on sound products for the home

Sonos and Ikea just announced a new collaboration to “create future home sound experiences”. The companies say they want to make it easier to play music anywhere in the home – which

Sonos One users can now ask Alexa to play Spotify music

In October, Sonos launched the Sonos One, raising the bar on what is already the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio. The big new feature? An integrated microphone that added support for Amazon

The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of Alexa

There isn’t much to say about the new Sonos One that hasn’t been said about Sonos already. The company has long been the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio and their speakers, whil

Sonos announces the Sonos One, a self-contained, Alexa-connected speaker

The Sonos One is a new speaker designed from the ground-up for voice interaction via Alexa. The speaker is similar to the current home speakers Sonos sells but six internal microphones allow you to sp

Sonos announces Alexa-controlled wireless speakers

Alexa is officially the first voice assistant to be available on Sonos, a move that turns the wireless speaker product into a voice-controlled sound system. Originally announced a year ago, Sonos has

Sonos sends out invites for smart speaker reveal on October 4

Sonos is almost certainly going to throw its hat in the smart speaker ring on October 4, when it’s hosting an event in NYC. We know about its forthcoming voice-enabled speaker because such a dev

Sonos is testing a speaker with a mic and voice control

It looks like Sonos is nearing the release of a speaker that has a built-in voice control assistant. According to an FCC filing found by Dave Zatz, the company is seeking to get approval from the U.S.

Why Apple’s HomePod won’t just collect dust on your shelf

Apple brought its smart speaker into the world with a shoddy name and an unconventional pitch, but anyone brash enough to cast the device to the side so easily will surely pay the price. Apple, unlike

The Sonos Playbase is a home theater in a slab

Sonos makes some of the best whole-home wireless audio gear I've used, bar none. I've tried Bluetooth and Zigbee models, wired and unwired gear, and nothing comes close to Sonos' ease-of-use and relia

The Sonos Playbase sits comfortably under your TV

While all-in-one soundbars are popular with folks who have their TVs mounted to the wall, what about the few and the brave who have their TVs standing on a table? These people have been thus far out o

Sonos to boost UK prices by up to 25% because of Brexit

Another tech firm is raising its prices in the UK by up to 25 per cent following the June 2016 Brexit referendum vote which triggered a massive drop in the value of pound sterling.

After 14 years, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane steps down from the company he helped found

After nearly a decade and a half as the chief executive officer of the hardware company he co-founded, John MacFarlane has announced his resignation as the head of Sonos . The move had reportedly bee

Sonos Spotify app support is now live for all

Just over a month after making it available to a select number of users through public beta, long-awaited third-party app support for Spotify is officially official. The feature, which was first annou

Spotify’s Playlist Potluck is a collaborative playlist for your parties

Spotify’s streaming music service has been at the forefront of figuring out new ways to spark music discovery, in terms of personalized playlists and other recommendations. Now the company is t

Spotify app control rolls out in Sonos public beta

Slowly but surely, Sonos is opening itself up to third party functionality, much to the delight of those frustrated by the audio company’s fairly unpopular proprietary offering. A few months back, t

Apple adds Sonos speakers to its stores as it focuses on wireless audio

Did you hear? Wireless audio is the future — at least to Apple. And to that end, Sonos, perhaps the best wireless speakers available, are now available in the Apple Store alongside speakers from
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