Tag Archives: Sonos

Sonos seemingly plans to compete with Siri/HomeKit as it announces layoffs to refocus on smart home control

In a blog post long on words but short on specifics, wireless speaker firm Sonos has announced that it will be increasingly focusing on support for streaming music services – but also moving into voice control. CEO John Macfarlane says that in the immediate term, the company will need to layoff employees as part of its…

http://9to5mac.com/2016/03/10/sonos-alexa-voice-control-layoffs/

Sonos rolling out Apple Music support in beta from today

Sonos is beginning to roll out support for streaming Apple Music content to its wireless speakers starting today. The feature is available in beta and limited to select Sonos customers who signed up earlier this month when the update was first announced. Sonos will continue to add more people to the Apple Music beta ahead of […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/12/15/sonos-apple-music-beta-availability/

Review: Sonos Play:5 packs premium sound in a sleek wireless speaker

A couple of months ago we took an in-depth preview look at the Sonos Play:5 all-in-one wireless speaker ahead of its release as the company unveiled its new Trueplay speaker tuning feature. The new Sonos Play:5 (2nd gen, $499) has since launched in stores and Apple Music streaming will be supported from December 15th. I’ve spent […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/12/02/review-sonos-play5-packs-premium-sound-in-a-sleek-wireless-speaker/

Apple Music ‘adding features and cleaning up’ service this year, says iTunes Intl. VP

While Apple Music’s content library may be plenty, there’s undoubtedly issues with the software behind it as the product is new and faces the hurdle of integration with lots of legacy iTunes cruft. Some may find that okay during the start of the three-month free trial period, but Apple’s streaming music service will have to shape up and […]

http://9to5mac.com/2015/09/03/apple-music-itunes-international-interview/