Sonos archive

  • Sonos iPad app not just a port from iPhone
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    Sonos iPad app not just a port from iPhone

    By 9 July 2010

    We're big fans of the Sonos music streaming system at Pocket-lint. It's pricey, but you get every penny's worth in ease-of-use and audio performance. The company was also one of the first to recognise the potential of iPhone apps for the home automation...

  • Sonos S5 back in black
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    Sonos S5 back in black

    By 2 June 2010

    The one thing about Sonos' music streaming systems that you've always been able to bank on is that they come in white. That's it! Take it or leave it. However, its recent addition to the range, the S5, is a different kettle of fish. Instead of being shoved...

  • Sonos patch lets you use S5 as a stereo pair
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    Sonos patch lets you use S5 as a stereo pair

    By 10 May 2010

    Sonos is planning to roll out a software update for its iPhone app and wireless remote which will mean that a pair of its all-in-one S5 speakers to could used as a so-called "Stereo pair" - where one outputs audio from the left channel and the other...

  • The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009
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    The low down: Best Music Gadget 2009

    By 23 November 2009

    The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 are just 2 weeks away now. Public voting is live, but before you add your penny's worth, we'll be giving you the low down on each category up to the event itself to give you a better idea of which gadget you...

  • Best Music Gadget 2009 nominations
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    Best Music Gadget 2009 nominations

    By 16 November 2009

    Here are the nominations for Best Music Gadget in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009. The following products were chosen because we feel they represent the best music gadgets on sale in the last 12 months that are available in the UK.  The nominations...

  • Sonos S5 ZonePlayer speaker system   review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos S5 ZonePlayer speaker system review

    By 16 November 2009

    We'll cut to the chase, the Sonos music system is one of the best music systems we've experienced here at Pocket-lint, not just because it sounds good, but because it is so damn easy to setup and use. The trouble is, for most, it's an expensive system...

  • Sonos Controller iPhone/iPod app gets Twitter update
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    Sonos Controller iPhone/iPod app gets Twitter update

    By 7 November 2009

    Sonos has released an update to its iPhone and iPod touch app, bringing it in line with the new Sonos Software 3.1 update released recently for the music systems dedicated controller and computer software.  The new update, which is now available in...

  • Sonos Software 3.1 with Twitter support released
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    Sonos Software 3.1 with Twitter support released

    By 27 October 2009

    We brought you news this was incoming, and it's now been released as Sonos makes the Sonos Software 3.1 available to all Sonos users globally. The free one-button update integrates Twitter into the Sonos Controller interface, which means Sonos users can...

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    Sonos hints at more speakers beyond S5

    By 21 October 2009

    Sonos has hinted that it could make more dedicated all-in-one speaker systems for different situations in a "fire side chat" with Pocket-lint. "It is possible", said Thomas Cullen, one of the co-founders of the company, when Pocket-lint asked him about...

  • Sonos Bundle 250 with Sonos Controller CR200   review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos Bundle 250 with Sonos Controller CR200 review

    By 14 October 2009

    We make no qualms about Sonos here at Pocket-lint. We think it's an excellent system that allows you to listen to your music from a single source in multiple locations around the house. It's expensive, yes, but then the experience is such a nice one that...

  • Sonos S5 brings all-in-one unit to Sonos music system party
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    Sonos S5 brings all-in-one unit to Sonos music system party

    By 13 October 2009

    Sonos, the company that lets you to stream music around your house via a range of audio devices with the same name, has announced a new member of the family, the Sonos Zoneplayer S5. The new model, which has a kitchen radio look and feel, will come with...

  • Sonos gets Twitter support
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    Sonos gets Twitter support

    By 5 September 2009

    Sonos has announced that it has added Twitter support to its Sonos music system so users can surf twitter while deciding what music to play around their house. The company has started publicly beta testing Sonos System Software 3.1 featuring the integration...

  • Sonos coming to a television near you
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    Sonos coming to a television near you

    By 28 July 2009

    Setting up your Home Cinema system in the future could get a whole lot easier if Sonos has anything to do with it. The company has outlined plans to Pocket-lint that would effectively remove complicated amps with tens of connections, in favour of "intelligent"...

  • Sonos CR200 remote control
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    Sonos CR200 remote control

    By 28 July 2009

    Announced just seconds ago, we were given early access to the new Sonos CR200 touchscreen remote for a hands on play. The new touchscreen remote is very much like an iPod touch, however with a better battery life and somewhat thicker casing and body....

  • Sonos says no to Spotify support for now
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    Sonos says no to Spotify support for now

    By 28 July 2009

    Sonos has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will be some time before music streaming service Spotify comes to its multi-room audio system. The news, which is likely to come as a disappointment to Sonos fans keen to bring some Spotify love to their homes,...

  • Sonos launches CR200 remote
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    Sonos launches CR200 remote

    By 28 July 2009

    Sonos, purveyor of wireless streaming music systems, has announced that it's launching a touchscreen remote control to replace the chunky controller that it currently offers. The CR200 has a full-colour 3.5-inch VGA display with adjustable backlighting,...

  • Daily Tech Deal: £79 off Sonos multi-room music systems
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    Daily Tech Deal: £79 off Sonos multi-room music systems

    By 20 April 2009

    Today's tech deal is of particular interest to anyone considering buying into Sonos' wireless music system - or extending their current set-up. Sonos is offering savings of up to £79 for various configurations of its system. Customers can save up to...

  • Sonos issues 2.8 update and new iPhone app
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    Sonos issues 2.8 update and new iPhone app

    By 15 April 2009

    Sonos has updated its iPhone "Controller" application to version 2.8.1, which refreshes the previous software, launched back in October 2008. In addition, the company has added support for the free Deezer internet radio service via the Sonos system's...

  • Five New Year's Eve party music ideas
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    Five New Year's Eve party music ideas

    By 29 December 2008

    You've got the booze cupboard stocked, the munchies out and the living room floor cleared for some dancing. But what about the music? Here are five surefire gadgets and services to get the party started. last.fm Imagine a radio station that only plays...

  • Sonos launches iPhone app
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    Sonos launches iPhone app

    By 28 October 2008

    Sonos has introduced the Sonos Controller for iPhone as a free download on the Apple App Store. Music lovers with an iPhone 3G, iPhone or iPod touch can now control Sonos Multi-Room Music System all from their portable device via their Wi-Fi network....

  • Sonos updates ZonePlayer line-up
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    Sonos updates ZonePlayer line-up

    By 5 August 2008

    If you want to be able to play music all around your home but don't want unsightly wires everywhere, Sonos claims to have the system for you. The ZonePlayer line-up allows you to wirelessly control tunes in every room, and the company has just added two...

  • Sonos ZoneBridge BR100 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos ZoneBridge BR100 review

    By 10 January 2008

    There is no doubt about it, the Sonos Digital Music System is impressive. The trouble is getting your music from your computer to your Sonos music system is a bit of a work around. What if then, there was a device that connected to your PC or Mac and...

  • Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System  review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System review

    By 9 January 2008

    The Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System is a bundle of connected music devices that allows you to enjoy music in up to 32 rooms all controlled via a wireless remote. But does it work? We get connected to find out. There is no doubt about it, the Sonos...

  • Sonos gets software update, direct Napster access
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    Sonos gets software update, direct Napster access

    By 24 October 2007

    As well as officially launching the ZoneBridge extender device, Sonos has released Sonos System 2.5, a software update. Sonos 2.5 claims to let Sonos owners in the UK and Germany connect directly to millions of songs and thousands of radio stations without...

  • Sonos unveils ZoneBridge extender
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    Sonos unveils ZoneBridge extender

    By 23 October 2007

    Sonos has introduced an addition to the suite of products for the Sonos Digital Music System - the Sonos ZoneBridge BR100. The new ZoneBridge is the claimed to be the easiest way to set up and extend an all-wireless Sonos Digital Music System. "We are...