Tag Archive: Sonos


Buy a Sonos Playbar and get a free wall mount and gift card

Listen to the money you saved.

Right now you can pick up a Sonos Playbar with wall mount and $ 50 Amazon gift card for just $ 699, which is the price of the soundbar by itself. While it’s not a direct price drop on the item itself, it’s relatively rare that we even see any offers around the Playbar, and this comes with a free $ 90 in extras. The Playbar is designed to sync with  [Read More…]

Google Home Max vs. Sonos Play:5 — Which should you buy?

I have years of experience with Sonos and other connected speakers — I’ve said Hey Google almost more than my own kids’ names — so I know a thing or two when it comes to in-home audio.

Sonos Play:5

Stellar sound

$ 499 at Amazon

Pros Top-quality sound Stream from over 55 music services Easy multi-room streaming Cons Expensive No Bluetooth No voice control or smart features

The Sonos Play:5 is an amazing speaker with  [Read More…]

The Sonos One will come in five limited edition colors starting Nov. 5

Great design. Varied colors.

Sonos is teaming up with Danish designer brand HAY to create Sonos One speakers in five special edition colors. The new colors include red, pink, gray, yellow, and green. Sonos doesn’t do color. Not usually. The regular Sonos One speakers only come in Black and White. Other devices like the Sonos Beam have very simple color choices, too.

These speakers will be available for pre-order soon but only through the Sonos site. You’ll  [Read More…]

Sonos is releasing an exclusive Play:5 Beastie Boys Edition smart speaker

Make some noise for this limited edition Sonos speaker.

The Sonos Play:5 is the largest, best-sounding smart speaker currently available from Sonos, and it’s about to receive an exclusive limited design that’ll make you fight for your right to buy it. In collaboration with the Beastie Boys, Sonos is bringing the Play:5 Beastie Boys Edition to stores later this year at the speaker’s regular price of $ 499 with all proceeds going to charity.

The Beastie Boys  [Read More…]

4 reasons you should get into the Sonos ecosystem right now

Now’s the time to jump aboard the Sonos train.

Thanks to gadgets like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, smart speakers have quickly become one of the hottest consumer tech gadgets around. It’s been great fun seeing this new product category come to life, and in addition to new brands emerging to jump aboard this train, other companies have been learning to adapt and change their ways to beat Amazon and Google at their own game.

One  [Read More…]

Sonos speakers may finally get Google Assistant this holiday season

There’s still no specific date, but this is better than nothing — right?

As much as we love Sonos speakers, there’s one big feature that’s been noticeably absent for quite some time — the Google Assistant. The company’s first Alexa-powered speaker (the Sonos One) has proven to be a truly excellent gadget, and while Alexa works great, Assistant users have been left out in the cold for nearly a year.

Sonos has continued to promise that it’s  [Read More…]

Sonos Beam vs. Sonos Playbar: Which should you buy?

Alexa vs. Goliath.

In the world of soundbars, to say there’s variety in what’s offered, and how much you can pay, is an understatement. Searching “soundbar” on Amazon sees companies like Vizio offering a basic $ 75 option that’s no-frills and pretty well-received, while big names like Yamaha offer hardware twice the size with an included subwoofer — and a $ 300 price point.

But neither options do, or even claim to do, what Sonos soundbars offer.  [Read More…]

Sonos files to go public, expected to make $1 billion in revenue in 2018

The company plans on raising as much as $ 100 million for its IPO.

On Friday morning, July 6, Sonos officially filed to become a publically traded company.

Sonos will be traded on Nasdaq as SONO and plans on raising as much as $ 100 million leading up to its IPO (initial public offering). However, as noted by MarketWatch, “that amount was estimated as a placeholder amount.”

As for Sonos’s performance, things are looking good for the  [Read More…]

Sonos Beam is a smart TV soundbar launching July 17 for $399

Pre-orders are available now!

During an event in San Francisco on June 6, Sonos announced a new product called the Sonos Beam. Sonos Beam doubles as both a smart speaker and soundbar for your TV, and it’s packing a lot of features for its $ 399 asking price.

First off, the Beam takes up much less space than Sonos’ last soundbar, measuring in at 60% smaller and 28% shorter than the Playbase.

Sonos Beam connects to your  [Read More…]

Plex gets improvements for Sonos, adds visuals for Echo Show/Spot, and more

Plexamp is also coming to Alexa and Roku devices.

Although Plex is most widely-used for storing movie and TV content, the platform is also great for housing your music library. Today, Plex announced a bundle of music-centric features that are now available for users.

Plex has existed on Sonos speakers for some time, but today, it’s leaving its beta stage and launching as a properly completed app. With this official release, Plex for Sonos can now search  [Read More…]