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How to (Finally) Stream Music to Your Sonos Speaker Using AirPlay 2

Some Sonos speakers are finally getting support for Apple’s latest wireless streaming technology, AirPlay 2. Whether you’re want to blast your favorite Netflix movies or rock out around your house, this update lets you connect your speakers to your iOS devices. Here’s how to get started:Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Sonos Speakers Finally Get the Airplay 2 Support We’ve Been Waiting For

After its somewhat premature announcement of Airplay 2 support, Sonos is finally updating a few of its speakers to actually support Airplay 2. That means your iOS device can now bring the music management and multi-room audio feature to a few more of its smart speakers, including its newest Beam soundbar. With Airplay…Read more… Continue […]

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IKEA and Sonos unveil prototype of forthcoming SYMFONISK smart speaker [See it]

An IKEA and Sonos partnership sounds good—literally. IKEA and Sonos’ joint work on a smart speaker is hardly a secret–both companies announced their intent to work together on a series of home listening products in December 2017. Now, collaboration between the two brands results in the SYMFONISK prototype, or in other words, a first glimpse […]

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Sonos to market discounted speaker and turntable bundles

Surround sound courtesy of Sonos just got a little more affordable. Sonos will now offer 13 different bundle sets that allow prospective buyers to purchase different combinations of Sonos branded products. The packages will start at $379, and will feature the Sonos One Play:5, Playbase, Playbar, and Pro-Ject Essential III Phono turntable. Savings among the […]

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How to Conquer Reddit, With ‘Endless Thread’ Host Ben Brock Johnson

On the latest episode of The Upgrade, we’re talking about the self-proclaimed “front page of the Internet,” the massive online community known as Reddit. For some, Reddit is a second home, a place to hang out, post links, chat and trash talk with like-minded friends and foes. For others, it’s a confusing rabbit…Read more… Continue […]

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How the HomePod Stacks Up Against Other Smart Speakers

It seems like every new wireless speaker on the market comes with a voice assistant now. Since 2014, when Amazon announced the Echo, the idea of a smart speaker has taken the gadget world by storm. Apple has finally thrown its hat into the ring with the release of the HomePod, leaving us to wonder […]

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Sonos and Ikea to collaborate on home listening products

Sonos and Ikea have just announced what can easily be considered as one of the hottest tech collaboration of the year.Details on the partnership remain sparse, but their work is reportedly apart of a new joint effort to “create future home sound experiences” bringing “music and sound” into all aspects of the home. Ikea calls this the third step for its Ikea […]

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Sonos’s Black Friday Deals Are Live, Including the Brand New Sonos One

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to buy Sonos stuff. The deals we were expecting are live now on Amazon, including the first ever discount on the Alexa-equipped Sonos One, $50 off the still-great PLAY:1, and $100 savings on the PLAYBAR and PLAYBASE.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Control Your Sonos Speakers Through the Pandora App

Pandora’s fine-tuned internet radio playlists and Sonos’ wireless speaker systems should be a match made in heaven, but until today, the two products didn’t exactly get along. Now, the two companies are teaming up to bring the best of Pandora to Sonos (and vice versa).Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Microsoft’s New Invoke Smart Speaker Stacks Up to the Competition

Better late than never, right? Microsoft is finally ready to compete in the smart speaker market after unveiling its Cortana-powered version of the Amazon Echo earlier this year. The Harman Kardon Invoke launched on Sunday with high-quality audio and a stylish design for $199.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Sonos Finally Squished Alexa Into A Speaker, But Maybe Just Buy A Dot

Sonos wouldn’t like it, but you could call its new smart speaker an “Echo.” A high-end, very nice-sounding, but flawed Amazon Echo—the kind someone who just got a promotion might buy themselves, because unlike the $50 Dot or new $100 Echo, this speaker will set you back $200.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Amazon is Offering Big Discounts on Two Sonos Speakers

Amazon’s offering a big discount on Sonos’ Play:1 and Play:5 speakers from now until October 10th, or as long as supplies last. You can save $50 on the Play:1, and $100 on the Play:5 if you order through your Alexa-enabled device —or snag one online, using the offer code SONOSPLAY1 or SONOSPLAY5. Read more… Continue […]

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The Sonos Smart Speaker Is Finally Here

At long last, Sonos is ready for small talk. The wireless speaker company—whose gloss has dulled as Amazon, Google, and soon Apple, have released increasingly decent “smart” speakers over the last couple of years—is finally releasing a speaker with built-in voice commands. It’s called the Sonos One and it comes with…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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