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LG debuted its Music Flow series of wireless speakers last summer, offering a range of speakers targeted squarely at competitor Sonos' products. More recently, it moved away from aping Sonos with the H4 Portable, a battery-powered speaker that acts just like its larger siblings. At CES 2015, we to...

January 7th 2015 at 8:54pm 0 Comments
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Folks who've invested in Sonos' audio wares can expect to get a bit more out of the Controller companion app for iOS and Android. First, the mobile software now sorts up to 32 music service accounts for beaming tunes to your set-up. This means that both you and your roommate can link separate Spot...

December 4th 2014 at 6:09pm 0 Comments
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Sonos' whole-home audio gear is tailor-made for families, but you've had to use a single account for each music service -- not so hot if you'd rather not share your Spotify rap playlists with the kids. You won't have to squabble over whose account gets priority for much longer, though. A new Sonos...

November 4th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Picture the scene: you're throwing a house party with guests sipping at your expensive whiskey and a good time is being had by all. Suddenly, unexpectedly, the Hamster Dance pops up on the Sonos - curse your eclectic music tastes - and the atmosphere suddenly turns restless. Never fear, because so...

November 3rd 2014 at 6:54am 0 Comments
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If you thought Denon's Heos wireless speakers were a little too similar in purpose to Sonos' range, you're not alone. Sonos has sued D&M Holdings (the company that owns Denon) for allegedly violating "at least" four patents. The audio gear maker accuses the Denon team of making "little to no...

October 22nd 2014 at 11:12pm 0 Comments
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I've been a long-time fan of the Sonos whole house music system. When it was first introduced about a decade ago, it provided high quality music to several rooms in my house, and later updates allowed me to have complete control of the system from my Mac, iPhone or iPad. The only issue I ever had...

October 19th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Bose took to New York City to celebrate its 50th birthday in style. Not only did the audio company introduce a new partnership with streaming service Deezer, but it also introduced its Series II set of WiFi speakers. The revamped SoundTouch 20 and new flagship SoundTouch 30 (pictured above) are a...

October 3rd 2014 at 10:28am 0 Comments
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Sonos has made a name for itself as a wireless home audio system. The problem is -- up until today -- that you still needed to plug something into the router (one of your speakers, or a "Bridge" device). What's new today? Sonos has come good on its promise, letting you drop that pesky "last cable"...

September 2nd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A little while ago I reviewed the Sonos Play:1 speaker. I was thrilled with how the speaker packed a real punch in sound, performance and design. Over the last few weeks I've had the addition of the the Sonos Play:3 (US$299) and Play:5 (US$399) to add to the Play:1, creating a truly wireless sound...

August 29th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Sonos is a manufacturer of high-fidelity, wireless audio speakers that bring your digital music into every room of your home, all controlled from the Sonos app on your Mac or iOS device, through your home's WiFi network using the Sonos Bridge. There are currently 5 speakers in the range; the Play:1...

August 8th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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DTS, the company which gives us such great audio in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray discs, is continuing a push to make a mark with distributed wireless audio in the home, taking on Sonos, Apple's AirPlay, and others with a push for Play-Fi technology. Today, the company added new high end partners...

July 24th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments