Tag Archive: Sonos


New bundle drops the Sonos One back to its lowest price

Why buy one speaker for $ 350 when you can get two?

We’ve only seen one discount on the Sonos One, and it didn’t last long. If you are in the market for a pair of them you won’t want to miss this offer. The Sonos One is the latest speaker from the company, and it has Amazon’s Alexa abilities built right in. This discount brings the price of each speaker down to $ 175, which is  [Read More…]

Google Home Max vs. Sonos

While Google Home Max takes a poke at Sonos’ top-shelf speakers, it’s merely a product. Sonos is a system.

You can’t help but look at Google Home Max — the large, $ 400 version of Google Home — and come to the conclusion that Google is sticking its nose where Sonos has been for years.

That’s not to say that Google hasn’t done well in the realm of wireless music. Its Chromecast protocol made it ridiculously easy to “cast”  [Read More…]

Sonos One and Alexa are a match made in heaven

Alexa gets the headlines when it comes to Sonos’ new speaker, but it’s even more assistants and services are coming — and that’s what’s truly exciting.

It’s easy to look at what Sonos announced today in New York City — a new Sonos One speaker, with microphones and Amazon Alexa integration built in, as well as external Alexa support for its older speakers — and think “OK, that’s it. That’s easy.”

Only, that’s not it. And it’s not easy. There’s  [Read More…]

Sonos debuts its first voice-ready, smart speaker in Sonos One

Sonos on Wednesday introduced its all-new smart, voice controlled speaker in the form of the Sonos One. Available for pre-order today, the $ 199 speaker will begin shipping later this month, on October 24. Out of the box, the Sonos One is equal parts Sonos and Alexa. Users can leverage the speaker in all of the […]

Bring wireless music to your home with the $165 Sonos Play:1

The powerful and compact Sonos Play:1 speaker is currently $ 35 off at eBay, dropping the price of it down to just $ 165. While $ 35 may not seem like a big discount, it isn’t too often that we see any savings on these speakers, so you don’t want to miss when it happens.

Whether you have Sonos speakers already spread throughout your house or are looking to get started with your first one, taking advantage of discounts when  [Read More…]

Sonos to announce a smart speaker at Oct. 4 press event

Sonos is expected to join Amazon, Google, and Apple in offering a voice controlled smart speaker.

Thanks to FCC filings and rumors, we’re pretty certain Sonos is about to announce its entry into the smart speaker market. Sonos sent out press invites to an October 4 event where the company is expected to announce an Amazon Echo-like smart speaker.

[email protected] sends press invites to an event in NYC on Oct 4 – https://t.co/5io7tqHhtA pic.twitter.com/kcoAThKHrm

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Sonos’ upcoming smart speaker will let talk to Siri, Alexa or the Google Assistant

The race to fill the virtual assistant-powered speaker void in your home is intensifying as audio specialist Sonos is preparing to enter the market with an offering of its own. Rumors about the said product have been circulating around for a while, but now the company has started sending out invites for an event scheduled […]

Get the Sonos Playbar with a $40 Amazon gift card and 6 months of Music Unlimited

Our team at Thrifter has a great bundle for you that includes the Sonos Playbar and some Amazon goodies!

This bundle from Amazon includes a Sonos Playbar, $ 40 Amazon gift card, and six free months of Amazon Music Unlimited for a total of $ 696.95. That price is essentially just the cost of the Sonos Playbar by itself, so you’re getting the rest of that as a bonus. The Music Unlimited service costs $ 8 a month for  [Read More…]

Using Google Chromecast Audio as a whole-house audio alternative to Sonos

Great-sounding music is made easy with a Chromecast Audio. And you’ll save a fistful of dollars, too.

If you’re thinking about setting up a whole-house (or even just a single-room) streaming audio solution, Sonos systems are pretty much what you’ll find recommended by folks on the internet. They are easy to set up and the Sonos service offers a decent choice of streaming content providers. But the price tag — you’ll be spending hundreds per room for  [Read More…]

This $50 speaker turns your Amazon Echo Dot into a poor man’s Sonos Play:1

… Minus the deep, deep bass. And everything else great Sonos does. But this is still a cool little accessory for an Echo Dot.

There’s nothing particularly exciting about the Amazon Echo Dot when it comes to audio, at least not with the speaker itself. Sure, it can play music, but it sounds horrible. You know that when you bought it, of course, and the Echo Dot helpfully has a a 3.5mm line-out jack, and the ability  [Read More…]