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Sonos launches PlayBase to boost your TV sound

Sonos launches PlayBase to boost your TV sound

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Sonos has added to its home theatre portfolio with the launch of the PlayBase, a new super-slim speaker designed to slide underneath your TV rather than wall-mount like the PlayBar.The PlayBase measures 720 x 380mm, with a height of just 58mm, making... >>

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

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Sonos is putting up the prices of all its speakers and accessories, by as much as £100 - and today is the last day to buy your Sonos kit before the price rise.Sonos blames the enormous price hike on Brexit, claiming that the dramatic fall in value of... >>

Sonos Playbase listing leaks online, expected in March for $699

Sonos Playbase listing leaks online, expected in March for $699

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A listing for a Sonos Playbase has appeared on American retail site B&H Photo, saying it's coming soon and will cost $699. Twitter user Jon Maddox has also shared some alleged images of the new Sonos product. New Sonos Playbase pic.twitter.com/udu18n03lx... >>

Alexa voice control coming to all existing Sonos speakers, soon

Alexa voice control coming to all existing Sonos speakers, soon

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Sonos will be introducing voice control to all its existing speakers through Amazon's Echo and Echo Dot later this year, though an exact date has yet to be detailed.The company announced plans to introduce voice control in March 2016, but it said it would... >>

Sonos is planning a new speaker with built-in Alexa voice control

Sonos is planning a new speaker with built-in Alexa voice control

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Sonos plans to one day launch a speaker you can control with your voice via Amazon Alexa (and maybe even Google Assistant).It seems like every company is making an Amazon Echo-like speaker, but Sonos isn't your average company. It makes premium speakers... >>

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room system

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room system

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Sonos has one of the strongest multi-room offerings out there. Its speaker line-up is not only plentiful, with several combinations possible, but the platform that controls everything is one of the best out there, if not the best.If you've opted for Sonos... >>

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

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Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that will allow anyone who owns a Sonos speaker to tune it specifically to the room it is in. In a similar way to how someone might tune a professional hi-fi system, Sonos essentially brought this technology to the... >>

How to control Sonos through Spotify

How to control Sonos through Spotify

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Sonos has released the over-the-air software update that allows users to play music directly from the Spotify app, rather than just through the Sonos app.Until now, Sonos users were required to sign into their Spotify Premium account via the Sonos app... >>

Now all Sonos users can now control their systems from Spotify

Now all Sonos users can now control their systems from Spotify

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Sonos and Spotify have long been associated with each other, but the relationship has become even closer as you now control your connected music system from the Spotify app.Initially available on select devices and as part of the Sonos Public Beta 7.0,... >>

Grab a Sonos Play:1 for £139 from Black Friday to Cyber Monday

Grab a Sonos Play:1 for £139 from Black Friday to Cyber Monday

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The Sonos Play:1 is the entry point to Sonos' range of multi-room wireless speakers. It may be small in size but the sound it can deliver will likely take you by surprise upon first listen. Buy a Sonos Play:1 for £139 It's a versatile speaker too and... >>

Logitech Pop is a smarthome switch that can quite literally get the party started

Logitech Pop is a smarthome switch that can quite literally get the party started

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Logitech announced the Pop, a smart home switch that looks to cross the smarthome divide and control multiple devices with the press of a button. in August in the US, but it's now also available in the UK.The switch links into your Wi-Fi, scanning for... >>

You can now pick up Sonos speakers from an Apple Store

You can now pick up Sonos speakers from an Apple Store

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When you think music you more often than not think of the iPod and Apple, and when you think of multi-room you think Sonos. They’re two brands that dominate their market. And now they’ve formed a tight bond, as Sonos has announced its speakers are... >>

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

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Sonos, the wireless multi-room speaker system, has confirmed that it will soon allow users to have full control of their system via the desktop and mobile Spotify app. It also announced it would be adding voice support via Amazon's Alexa powered products,... >>

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

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Sonos is rolling out a new public beta software update today, which adds plenty of new features to the apps.Music playback has been simplified, via your queue or from individual tracks and albums. There are also some new playlist functions.So here's what's... >>

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

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Media streaming server Plex on Wednesday announced support for Sonos.This integration basically allows Sonos customers to access their Plex libraries from the Sonos app in order to stream media to their Sonos speaker setups. And anyone with a Plex Pass... >>

How to make your family room smart

How to make your family room smart

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Here you are: the family room. Kick back and relax. This is where you can watch TV, listen to music and more. Maybe it's not the home cinema system you've yearned for, with projection room and seating in rows, but you can make it a brilliant den with... >>

Sonos now works with Amazon Prime Music properly

Sonos now works with Amazon Prime Music properly

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After several months of offering the service as part of a beta test period, Sonos now officially plays Amazon Prime Music content.If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, the updated, full release application now gives you access to the entire collection... >>

Sonos to get voice control, like Amazon Echo

Sonos to get voice control, like Amazon Echo

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Sonos is looking to introduce voice control as a main part of its next-generation music streaming hardware.Citing Amazon's Alexa and Echo speakers, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane applauds products that have already brought voice control to music systems in... >>

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

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Apple Music has finally arrived on Sonos in full.From today, the full Apple Music streaming service will be available to all Sonos speaker owners and will provide access to all of the features subscribers expect.That includes the For You, New, Radio (including... >>

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

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Over the last couple of years, Sonos has really upped its game. Since the company began over a decade ago, it has developed a much more public profile.You might not be aware of what Sonos provides and how it works, but chances are if you are reading this... >>

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

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Multi-room audio is one of those buzzwords that's been kicking about for a couple of years. It's a word that ultimately refers to what you might expect - audio in multiple rooms - but don't be fooled into thinking that's all there is to it.The simple... >>

Best place to put a speaker: Sonos head of design gives us tips and tricks of the trade

Best place to put a speaker: Sonos head of design gives us tips and tricks of the trade

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Sonos has a mission to fill every home with music, as well as to give you the ultimate home music experience.To do this, you not only need to have great speakers, but you also have to have the best possible set-up for them with the best possible objects... >>

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

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Connected homes used to be something you'd associate with the future but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years we have seen several smarthome gadgets and devices appear and they have really come into their own in 2015.Smart heating and lighting... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint.We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

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Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... >>

Sonos will work with Apple Music in beta starting 15 December

Sonos will work with Apple Music in beta starting 15 December

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If you subscribe to Apple Music, you'll soon be able to stream songs from it to Sonos' wireless speaker system.Sonos offers access to a number of music services that it has partnered with, including Spotify, Deezer, Napster, Last.fm, 7Digital, Amazon... >>

How to tune your existing Sonos speaker or Playbar with Trueplay to make it sound better

How to tune your existing Sonos speaker or Playbar with Trueplay to make it sound better

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Sonos offers a software feature called Trueplay that will make your existing speakers sound better. The software is designed to allow users to place their Sonos speakers wherever they like, even a cupboard, and still achieve good sound quality.Trueplay... >>

Sonos Play 5 review: Smart, sophisticated, superb
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Sonos Play 5 review: Smart, sophisticated, superb

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Sonos is far from a new player in the multi-room speaker sector. It's been playing the game and playing it well for the last decade. However, multi-room is a very different market now to when Sonos first appeared - competition has increased significantly... >>

Future of Sonos: New Play:5 speaker and Trueplay software announced, but what's next?

Future of Sonos: New Play:5 speaker and Trueplay software announced, but what's next?

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Sonos has announced a completely redesigned and refreshed Play:5 multi-room speaker, along with a new software feature called Trueplay that will allow you to custom-tune your existing Sonos speakers.  The new Play:5 presents a new direction for the company... >>

You can now use Sonos speakers with Microsoft Groove music

You can now use Sonos speakers with Microsoft Groove music

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Get ready to fire up your Sonos speakers, because the company behind them has just announced a new partnership that adds yet another way for you to stream tunes, custom radio stations, and playlists.Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the Xbox Music... >>

Sonos Play:1 Tone: Minimalist and refined, but will you notice the difference?

Sonos Play:1 Tone: Minimalist and refined, but will you notice the difference?

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Sonos has created a limited edition Play:1 speaker for those that want an even more refined experience.Although the physical design doesn’t change, the Play:1 Tone, as is it to be known, features a soft touch coating that makes you want to keep stroking... >>

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

Apple Music will be available on Sonos, just not at launch

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One of the major questions we had about Apple Music on its launch at WWDC last month is will it be available through Sonos speakers like major rivals Spotify, Deezer and Tidal?The answer is yes, it seems. Apple has confirmed that it is working closely... >>

Angle your Sonos Play:1 speaker for better sound with the Flexson Desk Stand

Angle your Sonos Play:1 speaker for better sound with the Flexson Desk Stand

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Flexson, the company that specialise in Sonos accessories, has announced a Play:1 stand that angles the speaker to fire audio slightly upwards and therefore at a better height for your ears. That means you can place it at any level, even low down.The... >>

Sonos makes it easier and cheaper to get connected music in your home with a 2 Room Starter Set

Sonos makes it easier and cheaper to get connected music in your home with a 2 Room Starter Set

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Although it faces competition from numerous rivals, including Samsung and LG, the Sonos wireless music system is perhaps the best known in the field. That's undoubtedly because it was one of the first systems on the market, that uses your home network... >>

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

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Now that Tidal is emerging from its beta status, Sonos has cemented its partnership with the music-streaming service.Sonos owners are officially able to stream high-quality music over the Tidal service, which was recently bought by one of Jay Z's company... >>

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

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Deezer has today released its Elite service of high quality music streaming for Sonos customers.The Deezer Elite service first launched in the US, before becoming available to Sonos owners in the UK last month has added a lossless FLAC music streaming... >>

Deezer Elite now available in UK, CD quality streaming through your Sonos

Deezer Elite now available in UK, CD quality streaming through your Sonos

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Deezer has announced that its Deezer Elite high-quality streaming service will now be available for use through Sonos stereo systems.Sonos already offers Deezer's conventional service and will soon add higher quality audio access through a Deezer Elite... >>

Sonos only made 4,000 of these fancy Sonos Play:1 Blue speakers

Sonos only made 4,000 of these fancy Sonos Play:1 Blue speakers

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Sonos has unveiled new special edition speaker in collaboration with the respected Blue Note Records label.Called Sonos Play:1 Blue Note Limited Edition, it's described as the company's "first ever limited edition" speaker, and it is meant to celebrate... >>

The Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for music lovers

The Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for music lovers

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Like music? Know someone who does? Check out these great music-focused gadgets that will make the perfect gift this Christmas. Whether you are looking to listen to the best quality music or enhance your vinyl collection, here are 10 top gift ideas.Astell... >>

Sonos 5.2 update with multi-account support for Android and enhanced Playbar sound available now

Sonos 5.2 update with multi-account support for Android and enhanced Playbar sound available now

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Sonos released a new software update for beta users, Sonos 5.2, last month. It is now available for everyone bringing new features as well as improving the performance of the company's Playbar speaker.Available from today for Android users, the biggest... >>

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

How to get a smart home: Seven products to get you started

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The idea of a smarter home is becoming more desirable, whether it's to help reduce your energy bills or just because you want to be able to control certain factors from the comfort of your sofa, using your smartphone or tablet.If you want a smarthome... >>

Move over Qobuz, Deezer Elite to stream lossless music to Sonos too

Move over Qobuz, Deezer Elite to stream lossless music to Sonos too

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Deezer has announced a new subscription plan for Sonos owners who like a little more refinement in their audio quality. Deezer Elite is a global High Resolution Audio service that will offer digital lossless captures of songs for streaming through the... >>

Flexson VinylPlay digital turntable works with Sonos to stream records around the home

Flexson VinylPlay digital turntable works with Sonos to stream records around the home

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Flexson has carved a niche for itself in producing accessories for Sonos, having stands and vinyl decals to change speaker colours amongst its range, but the VinylPlay is a whole different kettle of fish. It's a fully operational digital turntable that... >>

Sonos ditches the Bridge making setup even easier

Sonos ditches the Bridge making setup even easier

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Sonos is making it easier to install its multi-room Hi-Fi system by ditching the need for speaker to be physically connected to a router or the Sonos Bridge.Instead, new customers will be able to set-up the system by connecting directly to their Wi-Fi... >>

LG says 'pah' to Sonos with its own all-new Music Flow speaker system

LG says 'pah' to Sonos with its own all-new Music Flow speaker system

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LG is taking on Sonos head-to-head with its newly announced music streaming speaker system. LG Music Flow is made up of a number of separate components, including a wireless soundbar, that will start to hit the UK this month and continue to roll out... >>