Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio

    ColourPlay vinyl skins for Sonos pictures and hands-on: Pimp your Sonos Play:1, Play:3 and Play:5

    By 21 March 2014

    Flexson, a company specialising in Sonos accessories, has introduced ColourPlay to the UK, a simple way to change the colour schemes of Sonos speakers and other kit to spruce them up or match your home. With the Sonos Play:1 being a massive success story...

  • Audio

    Hands-on: Sonos app 2014 review (video)

    By 20 March 2014

    Sonos has updated its iPhone and Android controller apps bringing with it a new look and new features including universal search.  We've been playing with the yet to be released iOS version of the app on the iPhone to see how it compares against the...

  • Audio 5 out of 5

    Sonos Play:1 review

    By 14 October 2013

    Sonos, the wireless digital audio solution, offers great audio solutions for the home - but it's also been a bit of a rich man's game. Or it has been until now, as the Sonos Play:1 is a step towards changing that. A typical Sonos system starts at over...

  • Audio 5 out of 5

    Sonos PlayBar review

    By 4 March 2013

    The Sonos PlayBar is the company's latest speaker and one designed specifically to sit under your TV. But does it work, should you bother, and what's it sound like? Pocket-lint has been using one in our home, watching as much TV as is healthy, to find...

  • Audio

    Sonos Playbar: Sonos enters the home cinema market

    By 12 February 2013

    Sonos has entered the Home Cinema arena with a new sound bar speaker called the Playbar that connects to the Sonos multi-room system and your TV at the same time - just as we said it might, way back in 2009. The new speaker will work in the same way...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos Sub review

    By 19 June 2012

    Sonos, the company behind the multi-room wireless music system, has launched a wireless subwoofer to fit into any room, promising to boost the performance of the company's range of zone players instantly. But can it really be that easy?  We’ve been...

  • Audio

    Sonos Sub pictures and hands-on

    By 30 May 2012

    Sonos, the company behind the multi-room wireless music system, has launched a wireless subwoofer to fit into any room, instantly boosting the performance of the company's range of zone players. But can it really be that easy? We popped into a London...

  • Audio

    Sonos Controller for Mac and PC (2012) pictures and hands-on

    By 20 March 2012

    Sonos has updated its Mac and PC software, bringing with it a number of new features and a complete overhaul to the user interface. Pocket-lint has been using the new software for the past week to see how much of a difference it makes. The apps, according...

  • Tablets

    Sonos Controller for Android Honeycomb pictures and hands-on

    By 30 November 2011

    Sonos has released a new version of its Android remote control application that adds support for Honeycomb tablets, better Spotify integration and a few other bonus features. The updated Sonos Controller for Android is available now on the Android Market...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos Play:3 review

    By 26 July 2011

    The Sonos wireless music system is great. It allows you to stream music from the Internet be it Spotify tracks, the radio, or your own collection, in multiple rooms at the same time all controlled by your iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone or a dedicated...

  • Audio

    Sonos Play:3 hands-on

    By 20 July 2011

    Sonos is changing. It’s moving from a high-end speaker maker for a niche few, to something that is going to dominate speaker sales in places like John Lewis for the next few years. Ready to finally take on the mainstream speaker market, the company...

  • Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Sonos Controller for Android review (Android)

    By 20 April 2011

    The Sonos Controller for iPhone has been out for years, and the iPad version has been with us for a while, but what about Android? Finally, Sonos has realised that music listeners aren’t just people with white headphones, and therefore launched a Sonos...

  • Audio

    Sonos AirPlay setup how-to and hands-on

    By 20 April 2011

    When Apple announced a new streaming technology for the iPhone and iPad called AirPlay, many wondered how that would affect Sonos, a company that has a system that lets you stream music from the Internet and control it via your iPhone and iPad. Six months...

  • Audio

    Sonos Controller for Android hands-on

    By 15 February 2011

    Sonos fans that just happen to be rocking Android, we’ve got some bad news - we’ve played with the new Android Sonos app and you haven't. That’s right, we’ve tracked down the chaps at Sonos at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and had a quick...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Sonos Wireless Dock 100 review

    By 9 November 2010

    One of the biggest problems with the Sonos multi-room music system is that there is no docking solution allowing you to quickly share other people's music when they come visiting. That's because the system is designed to play off a hard drive you've...