Sonos Roam Review: Punching well above its weight, even with a few drawbacks

May 31, 2021

At 430g, the Sonos Roam is the company’s lightest speaker to date. That’s no surprise, seeing as the Sonos Roam is named so for a reason. It’s the first Sonos speaker designed to compete in the very competitive market of lightweight portable Bluetooth speakers that have been specifically designed for outdoors use. You know, the […]

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Sonos Roam is the powerhouse audio brand’s most portable speaker yet

March 16, 2021

Audio experts Sonos have announced their latest speaker, and like the Sonos Move before it, they are once again tackling the portable audio market. The Sonos Roam, coming to Australia on 20th April, is the latest from the highly reputable brand, offering both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi modes for better flexibility. Featuring that unmistakably minimal and […]

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Sonos Arc Review: Simply the best soundbar out

December 14, 2020

The Playbar and Playbase are no longer the top-of-the-line offers for Sonos’ multi-room prowess. The pinnacle of transforming your TVs sound with Dolby Atmos and high-fidelity audio is now the Sonos Arc. And what a soundbar it is. Sonos took their time getting into the Dolby Atmos game while competitors would breeze past time. It’s […]

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Sonos Move Review: It may lumber, but this portable beast packs a punch

July 23, 2020

While Sonos is prolific in the audio space, the brand doesn’t have a product cycle as speedy and frequent as some competitors. It often feels like a long time between drinks when it comes to Sonos, but usually when that drink finally comes around, it’s a velvety classic – a meticulously built Old Fashioned or […]

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Powerful portable speaker Sonos Move gets a new colour and software update

June 22, 2020

It hasn’t even been a year since Sonos released its first portable speaker, the Sonos Move, but the ever-reliable brand has already given the portable device a software upgrade and a new colour. The well-reviewed battery-powered smart speaker is now available in a stylish Lunar White colourway, bringing a different aesthetic to the company’s most […]

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Sonos One SL Review: An essential piece of a larger jigsaw

June 18, 2020

Although it was released three years ago, the Sonos One is still a remarkable mid-size smart speaker. Released on 2017, it quickly became the must-have audio device for smart homes, with scarily accurate far-field microphones providing a seamless and revelatory experience with any of the big three voice assistants. Did it sound good? This is […]

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Thom Yorke helps Sonos launch new radio streaming service

May 18, 2020

Radiohead frontman and all-round brilliant person Thom Yorke now has his very own radio station as one of the first programs as part of new streaming service Sonos Radio. Over 60,000 radio stations will feature on the platform, as well as dedicated artist stations, which is where Yorke comes in, curating songs along the simple […]

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Sonos turn to Dolby Atmos with new Arc Soundbar and more

May 10, 2020

Following the announcement that Sonos would be discontinuing support for some of their older speakers, the company is entering new era with the impressively specced Arc, a premium soundbar defined by Dolby Atmos support. A next-generation Sonos device, Arc will finesse and improve upon features sound in the Sonos Beam, adding Dolby Atmos support and […]

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Tech Review: Sonos One is the most promising smart speaker out there

November 7, 2017

The official next step for speaker technology is upon us, ushered in with the advent of voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s Bixby and Window’s Cortana. We can now command our speakers to play music and give out all sorts of information thanks to robotic helpers ready and willing to serve, […]

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Sonos reveal first voice-enabled speaker: Sonos One

October 6, 2017

Although numerous rumours these past few months haven’t exactly allowed Sonos the element of surprise here, the famed electronics company best known for their high quality speakers have now officially announced that their newest product will be a smart speaker with support for multiple voice-activated services. Dubbed Sonos One the device, which launches around the […]

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Review: With the PLAYBASE, Sonos prove that by staying a step behind, you can end up two steps in front

April 5, 2017

Sonos have never seen themselves as leaders in “doing things first”, rather, as the kings of “doing things right”. They seem to live by an adage of the past: the idea that a company can exist on key products – not a slate of “let’s see what sticks and what fails” merchandise – that are […]

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Beatles producer Giles Martin talks about reinventing the home speaker experience with the Sonos PLAYBASE

April 3, 2017

When Sonos announces a new speaker, the whole world takes notice. This is a company that has spent the last 15 years focused on quality over quantity, with years of R&D behind every new speaker that hits the shelves. And tomorrow we’ll be enjoying the latest addition to their product line: the PLAYBASE – a […]

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Take a look inside Sonos’ brand new, monolithic-yet-minimalist PLAYBASE

March 7, 2017

When Sonos announce a new speaker, the whole world takes notice. This is a company that has spent the last 15 years focused on quality over quantity, with years of R&D behind every new speaker that hits the shelves. In fact, as of today, this is their entire range of products: On the bottom left […]

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Sono’s Director of Platform Strategies Michael Papish on the long road to the Sonos PLAYBASE

March 7, 2017

Today, iconic Speaker manufacturer Sonos have unveiled their latest speaker, the PLAYBASE (read more about that HERE). I had the chance to test out the system last month at Sonos HQ in Boston, and while I was there I sat down with Sono’s director of platform strategies, Michael Papish, who, in his own words, “works […]

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You can now stream your Spotify tunes straight to Sonos speakers without ever leaving the app

December 7, 2016

Sonos’ smartphone app is pretty neat. It lets you control your Sonos speakers and what is playing on them all from one convenient location. How many times, however, have you been browsing Spotify in its own app, forgetting that it isn’t connected to your Sonos speakers? If you’re like is, you do this at least […]

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Sonos announces a raft of new software updates and partnerships

August 31, 2016

Sonos, purveyors of some of the nicest-sounding wireless speakers money can buy, held a press conference yesterday to announce a number of new updates to their smartphone app, including Amazon Alexa support, greater Spotify connectivity and more.

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Sonos-conducted study finds that communal music forges interpersonal bonds, gets you laid

February 12, 2016

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos has been conducting a bit of an experiment recently. They surveyed 30,000 people from around the world (4,000 of whom were right here in Australia) via a 40-question survey regarding their musical habits and how those listening habits affect the people they spend time with in a positive way. Now completed, […]

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Sonos reveals latest Play:5 model, Trueplay wireless acoustic tuner

September 29, 2015

Audiophiles are no strangers to Sonos’ range of wireless home speakers, the brand a go-to for sound buffs and music lovers who want audio in every room. The company has just unveiled an updated version of their flagship Play:5 speaker and a new app called Trueplay.

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