Archive for the 'sonos' Category

Sonos debuts wireless sub-woofer

June 20, 2012

[Updated Jun 20, 2012] – Sonos, maker of a line of wireless, Internet-streaming music systems, has added a sub-woofer to its offering. The “Sub” adds “soul-shaking, heart-pounding” bass to any of the company’s amplified components, says Sonos.


Review: ViewSonic’s $169 7-inch Android tablet

December 19, 2011

With a dizzying array of 7-inch Android tablets quietly penetrating the market this year, we wondered how well the lower-priced 7-inch tablets performed. ViewSonic’s ViewPad 7e ran virtually everything we threw at it, and did so surprisingly well.


In-depth review: Sonos Play:3 music-streamer

October 7, 2011

Sonos has added a new member to its wireless music-streaming device family. “Play:3” lowers the bar on size, power consumption, and cost, and is intended for kitchens, bedrooms, and other small- to mid-sized rooms.

Sonos adds Aupeo streaming music service

June 15, 2011

Sonos recently added Aupeo’s music service to its streaming audio players. Aupeo, a Pandora-like service, offers an impressively wide range of music genres, subgenres, moods, and personalization features.

Sonos adds Android app, Apple AirPlay

April 19, 2011

Sonos today released several enhancements to its Linux-powered streaming audio player devices. The new capabilities, all delivered via free apps and software upgrades, include the first Android app for remote control of Sonos gear, new support for Apple AirPlay audio sources, and the introduction of iOS 4 multitasking capabilities into the remote control apps.

Sonos remote control comes to the iPad

September 28, 2010

Sonos has released its new remote controller app for the iPad to Apple, and expects it to show up as a free download in the iTunes app store September 29. The app, which joins a similar one for iPhones and iPod Touches, enables owners of Sonos media streaming devices to control their gadgets without requiring the company’s somewhat pricey dedicated wireless remote.

In-depth review: Sonos streaming-music players

June 21, 2010

Sonos offers an interesting family of high-quality devices capable of playing audio streamed from a variety of Internet and local sources wirelessly throughout the home. I’ve just spent a few weeks getting to know the Sonos ZonePlayer S5 and 90 streaming-music players. How well did they perform?