Sonos archive

  • Sonos fixes Mac OS X 10.7 Lion support for Controller
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    Sonos fixes Mac OS X 10.7 Lion support for Controller

    By 6 September 2011

    Sonos Controller now works with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. When the new operating system was launched, Mac-touting Sonos owners discovered that they couldn't stream music to their devices from their upgraded Apple computers any more. The Sonos Controller software...

  • Sonos promises Lion fix
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    Sonos promises Lion fix

    By 22 August 2011

    Sonos has said that it has found the bug that is stopping users from streaming music to its multi-room wireless system when using Apple’s new operating system, Mac OS X Lion.  The bug, which breaks music playback, has left Apple users sitting in silence...

  • Sonos Play:3 review
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    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...

  • Sonos: Mac OS X Lion breaks music playback
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    Sonos: Mac OS X Lion breaks music playback

    By 21 July 2011

    So, Mac OS X Lion has finally been unleashed to much fanfare around the globe. Mac owners everywhere are rejoicing. Well, apart from those who can't use Twitter with inverted scrolling. And think of the poor Sonos owner... They certainly won't be happy...

  • Entry-level audiophiles targeted with Sonos Play:3
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    Entry-level audiophiles targeted with Sonos Play:3

    By 20 July 2011

    Sonos has now officially announced the latest entry to its music streaming system, the Play:3, so it matters little that the news was leaked by an Amazon.com posting earlier in the week. Boasting three Class-D digital amplifiers, three drivers (one tweeter,...

  • Sonos Play:3 hands-on
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    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...

  • Sonos S3 all-in-one system makes a very brief Amazon appearance
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    Sonos S3 all-in-one system makes a very brief Amazon appearance

    By 18 July 2011

    The long rumoured S3 all-in-one wireless player from Sonos looks to have materialised on Amazon, before being rapidly pulled.  According to the Amazon posting, the system has a "3 driver speaker system, 3 digital amps, 1 tweeter, 2 mid range drivers...

  • Spotify launches in the US, Motorola integration incoming?
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    Spotify launches in the US, Motorola integration incoming?

    By 14 July 2011

    Spotify has finally launched into the US market, bringing the music streaming service that has taken Europe by storm to our cousins stateside. The launch was no secret, but we’re more interested in the listed sponsors. “Our exclusive launch partners...

  • Sonos Play:3 speaker breaks cover thanks to FCC
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    Sonos Play:3 speaker breaks cover thanks to FCC

    By 3 June 2011

    Sonos is set to launch a new smaller networked speaker called the Play:3 according to an FCC filing in the US. The Sonos music system, as we are sure you know, is a multi-room easy to use music system that works by connecting a number of Zone Players...

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

  • Sonos AirPlay setup how-to and hands-on
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    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...

  • Sonos now AirPlay-ready with help from Airport Express
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    Sonos now AirPlay-ready with help from Airport Express

    By 19 April 2011

    Sonos has announced that it will be supporting Apple’s AirPlay technology, even though many see it as a direct competitor. The Apple technology will allow users to stream music from any AirPlay supported app to a Sonos system as long as it’s connected...

  • Sonos Controller for Android now out - Honeycomb app not in the works
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    Sonos Controller for Android now out - Honeycomb app not in the works

    By 19 April 2011

    After showing it to Pocket-lint in February at Mobile World Congress, and suffering delays along the way, Sonos has put the finishing touches to its Sonos Controller for Android app and released it into the wild (marketplace) for all to play with....

  • Sonos Controller for Android delayed, now coming April
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    Sonos Controller for Android delayed, now coming April

    By 25 March 2011

    Sonos for Android, a remote control app for Android-loving Sonos owners, has been delayed; Pocket-lint has been told. The new app, which was first showcased back in February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and promised for March, has hit a stumbling...

  • Sonos Controller for Android hands-on
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    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...

  • Sonos Controller app hits Android
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    Sonos Controller app hits Android

    By 10 February 2011

    Sonos has converted its Controller application to run on the Android platform. And, like its iPhone equivalent, it's completely free to download. The Sonos Controller for Android application gives full control over the company's music streaming system,...

  • 12 Days of Christmas: Sonos S5
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    12 Days of Christmas: Sonos S5

    By 7 December 2010

    On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me Seven Sonos A-swimming. Well hopefully they won’t be swimming, but one thing you can be guaranteed is that you will be swimming in music once you’ve set up a Sonos S5 in your home. Back in the...

  • Best App 2010: and the nominees are...
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    Best App 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 19 November 2010

    It's all about the apps these days. Smartphones would be nothing without these clever little bits of software that let us do pretty much anything we want, all from one device. The apps we've seen on Pocket-lint over the last year span numerous platforms...

  • Sonos Wireless Dock 100 review
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    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...

  • Spotify now officially singing on Sonos
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    Spotify now officially singing on Sonos

    By 29 September 2010

    Sonos has released an update to its firmware, bringing with it the much anticipated Spotify integration. What this means is that if you are a Sonos owner, who also has a Spotify Premium account, then you'll now have access to the entire Spotify catalogue...

  • Sonos Wireless Dock connects your iPhone or iPod to your Sonos
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    Sonos Wireless Dock connects your iPhone or iPod to your Sonos

    By 23 September 2010

    Sonos, the company behind the home streaming music device that allows you to play music in up to 42 different rooms, has launched the Sonos Wireless Dock. The new dock, dubbed the Sonos Wireless Dock (WD100), allows you to dock and play all of the music...

  • Spotify for Sonos  review
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    Spotify for Sonos review

    By 16 September 2010

    It's the number one requested features according to Sonos, but now that it's here, is it any good? Pocket-lint was invited on to the beta programme for the new service a couple of weeks ahead of the official launch so we could tell you whether Spotify...

  • EXCLUSIVE: Spotify, Sonos is just the start
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    EXCLUSIVE: Spotify, Sonos is just the start

    By 6 September 2010

    Spotify has confirmed to Pocket-lint that its integration with Sonos is just the start of its march into the living room. "We are happy to work with any partner that is willing to put in the same time and work as Sonos has done", Faisal Galaria, global...

  • Sonos adds Spotify support
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    Sonos adds Spotify support

    By 2 September 2010

    Sonos has announced that it is adding support for the Spotify music service to its multi-room music system by the end of September. The update for Sonos customers will be via a free software update and will bring Spotify to those customers in the UK,...

  • Wolfgang's Vault waltzes onto your Sonos
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    Wolfgang's Vault waltzes onto your Sonos

    By 14 July 2010

    Sonos users now have access to over 3500 live concert recordings on their music systems courtesy of a deal with Wolfgang's Vault. For the first 30 days Sonos users will get access to the vault for free and then they can upgrade to a full premium membership...