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Sonos Roam vs. Sonos Move

There's a lot to love about the new Sonos Roam and the Sonos Move, but which on-the-go speaker is best for you? We compare both products to help you decide.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Sonos One, Sonos Move, Sonos Roam, Best Portable Speakers


Software update adds height audio control to Sonos Arc soundbar

Owners of Sonos' Arc Dolby Atmos soundbar can now take control over height channel volume instead of having the Sonos software set the levels automatically.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Soundbars, Software Update, Dolby Atmos, Sonos Arc, Sonos Arc Dolby Atmos


Apple Is Still Struggling to Unload Its Launch Day HomePods

Two months ago, Apple decided to discontinue the original HomePod. And yet, it appears the product is still available in the Apple Store—and if you buy one, you might actually get sent a HomePod from the original launch stock.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Technology, Steve Jobs, Siri, Computing, Sonos, Homekit, Apple Music, Airplay, Apple Inc, Smart Speakers, iOS 11, HomePod, Omdia, Ios 14


Sonos Roam review: Smart speaker, even smarter business

I’m a sucker for a portable speaker. Of all the technological advances in recent years, they’re up there with the best. So when the Sonos Roam was announced I was — as the kids say — #Down2Clown. And you know what? It’s good. Really good. But the Sonos Roam goes beyond its technical characteristics; it’s also shrewd business move from the company. We were so excited about this that we put a WHOLE DAMN VIDEO together about it. You can watch that here or at the top of the page. (And while you’re a...
Tags: Startups, Music, Sonos, Plugged, Next Featured


Best cheap Sonos deals for May 2021

Curious about Sonos speakers? Learn more about the entire line and where the best deals are right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


Bang & Olufsen's Book-Shaped Bookshelf Speaker Will Disappear Into a Shelf Full of Books

It’s hard to believe that anyone spending $900+ on a 10-inch tall, ultra-slim wireless speaker is not going to want everyone visiting their home to see their $900+ speaker, but that didn’t deter Bang & Olufsen from designing its new Beosound Emerge to look like a handsome tome that can disappear into a shelf full of…Read more...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Science, Ikea, Sonos, Tweeter, Benjamin Hubert, Woofer, Olufsen, Bang Olufsen, Loudspeakers, Bookshelf Speaker, Acoustic Research, Audio Electronics, Technology Internet, Mid Range Speaker


The 5 best Bluetooth speakers of 2021 for listening to music outside and around the house

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes, sizes, and price ranges. The Sonos Move is our top pick thanks to great sound, reliable voice control, and solid battery life. For more speaker recommendations, check out our roundup of the best speaker deals. A great listening experience for all your favorite music services shouldn't be limited by pesky wires. While the days of carrying around a boom box on your shoulder are by and large over, you can still get qual...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Bluetooth, Speakers, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Buying Guide, Bluetooth Speaker, Sonos, Bose, Alexa, D, Steven Cohen


The Sonos-Audi partnership isn’t as exciting as we’d hoped

Sonos technology will appear in the forthcoming 2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron electric vehicle, but it's far from the deep integration that Sonos fans were hoping for.
Tags: Mobile, Cars, Trends, Radio, Home Theater, Sonos, Audi, e-Tron, Automotive Audio, Sonos Audi


A ‘more honest’ stock market

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, I talked about Clubhouse’s slowing user growth. Well, this week news broke that they had been in talks with Twitter for a $4 billion acquisition, so it looks like they’re still pretty desirable. This week, I’m talking about a story I published a couple days ago that highlights pretty much everything that’s wild about the alternative asset world right now. If you’re reading this on the TechCrunch site, you can get this in your inbox fr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Twitter, Elon Musk, Bluetooth, Supreme Court, Alabama, Tech, Tesla, E-commerce, Smartphone, Software, Bluetooth Speaker, Software Development


Sonos and Ikea might be teaming up to offer speakers that look like art

According to FCC documents and a report by The Verge, Sonos and Ikea are readying their next collaboration: A Symfonisk wireless speaker disguised as art.
Tags: News, Fcc, Trends, Home Theater, Ikea, Sonos, Wireless Speakers, Decor, Symfonisk, Decor. Art


The 4 best speakers in 2021 from floorstanding models to compact Bluetooth speakers

Great speakers don't just look good - they bring your audio experience to a new level. Speakers are available in a variety of sizes to suit different listening and budget needs. For big sound perfect for music and movies, the Klipsch RP-8000F tower speakers are our top pick. A great speaker or speaker system can enhance your listening experience for music, movies, and TV. There are many types of speakers to choose from and different models will be better suited for different situations. For...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Audio, Speakers, Trends, Tech, Features, Buying Guide, Home Theater, Sonos, Amazon Echo, Zigbee, Alexa, Klipsch, Steven Cohen


Sonos delivers a near-perfect portable speaker with the new Sonos Roam

Sonos has a new speaker that starts shipping later this month, and it’s a significant departure from the company’s usual offerings in a number of ways. The all-new Sonos Roam is a compact, portable speaker with a built-in battery and Bluetooth connectivity — but still very much a Sonos system team player, with wifi streaming, multi-room feature, voice assistant support and surprisingly great sound quality. The basics Priced at $179, the Sonos Roam is truly diminutive, at just over 6 inches, by...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, TC, Gadgets, Spotify, Technology, Hardware, Bluetooth, Tech, Computing, Speaker, Sonos, Qi, Airplay, Assistant, Wireless Speaker


The Sonos Roam Packs a Powerful Punch in a Petite Package

One of the first times I ever came across a Sonos speaker was at a swanky outdoor barbecue on a Brooklyn rooftop. I remember it vividly, because the host stopped grilling to spew expletives at his two Sonos speakers. He’d created a specific playlist for the party but Sonos speakers at the time were wifi only—without…Read more...
Tags: Science, Brooklyn, Sonos


Sonos Roam review: Tiny speaker, huge value

With an incredible array of features and ultra-portability, the Roam is going to win Sonos a lot of new fans.
Tags: Bluetooth Speakers, Review, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Wireless Speakers, Portable Speakers, Smart Speakers, Waterproof Speakers, Sonos Roam


Best cheap Sonos deals for April 2021

Curious about Sonos speakers? Learn more about the entire line and where the best deals are right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


The 10 best devices of 2021 that work with Amazon Alexa

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is compatible with a wide range of smart devices. You can control Alexa-supported devices with voice commands or automate them with routines. Look for the "Works with Alexa" logo to find devices certified by Amazon for reliability. Voice recognition has improved in leaps and bounds in recent years and voice assistants have been integrated into more and more products. A huge number of popular smart home brands include Amazon...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Echo, Ge, Trends, Tech, Features, Voice Control, Smart Home, Philips, Sonos, Voice, Dolby Vision, Philips Hue, Amazon Echo


Sonos dips its toes into hi-res audio streaming with Qobuz

After years of resistance, Sonos has enabled support for hi-res audio on virtually all of its wireless speakers, but only when using a Qobuz streaming account.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Tidal, Sonos, Wireless Speakers, Qobuz, Hi-res Music


Bluesound launches new soundbar, strives to become the ‘audiophile Sonos’

If you’ve ever thought Sonos wasn’t fancy or advanced enough, then may I introduce you to Bluesound. The Canadian audio company is on a mission to become the audiophile Sonos, and its latest move? Well, that’s announcing its latest product, the Pulse Soundbar+. Before we get into that product specifically, let’s talk about Bluesound. The company creates audiophile-ready streaming gear. This includes things like wireless speakers, stereo components, and, yes, soundbars. I’m a big fan of its equip...
Tags: Startups, Sonos, Plugged


The best soundbars under $500

A soundbar is an easy and compact solution for better TV sound. But with so many models available, how do you choose? We've rounded up the best under $500.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Roku, Lg, Sonos, Vizio, Bose, Soundbars, Buying Guides


So, Should You Buy the UE Hyperboom or JBL Xtreme 3?

These speakers both deliver fabulous sound and their own respective perks, but which is better for you?Read more...
Tags: Science, Sonos, Wireless Speaker, Wwe, Jbl, Harman International, You, Loudspeakers, Ultimate Ears, JBL Xtreme, Caitlin McGarry, John Layfield, Telecommunications Engineering, Audio Electronics, In Car Entertainment


Sonos' new compact portable speaker features a waterproof design and built-in voice control for $169

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Sonos The Sonos Roam is the company's new portable, waterproof speaker.The compact speaker features up to 10 hours of playback and includes voice assistant support.You can preorder the Sonos Roam now for $169, and first shipments are set to arrive by April 20. Roam (small) After giving portable speakers a go with the impressive but rather hefty Sonos Move in 2019, Sonos is back with a lighter, waterp...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Bluetooth Speakers, Audio, Speakers, US, Trends, Tech, Sonos, Alexa, Tech Insider, Portable Speakers, Google Assistant, Smart Speakers, Amazon Alexa Google


Sonos starts its automotive journey with Audi’s 2022 E-Tron

Sonos is no longer just a home audio brand. The company has confirmed that its technology will appear in the forthcoming 2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron electric vehicle.
Tags: Mobile, Cars, Trends, Radio, Home Theater, Sonos, Audi, e-Tron, Automotive Audio


Sonos Roam vs Sonos Move: Which speaker is for you?

With the arrival of the new Sonos Roam ($169; sonos.com), Sonos now has two fully wireless Bluetooth speakers in its vast lineup of premium audio products. That begs an important question: Do you get the $169 Roam, or splurge for the more feature-rich $399 Sonos Move?
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Sonos goes full portable Bluetooth speaker with the $169 Roam

Introduced in late-2019, the Move was a very Sonos approach to the Bluetooth speaker. It was an attempt to bring the company’s long-standing premium approach to a more portable form factor. Accordingly, the press photos feature a lot of shots of the product on porches and around pools. Today’s arrival of the Roam, however, takes an even bigger step to full portability, with a smaller, lighter, more ruggedized and waterproof design that puts it more in line with popular offerings from companies l...
Tags: Google, Hardware, Bluetooth, Tech, Speaker, Sonos, Alexa, Jbl, JBL It


Sonos Unveils Portable $169 Roam Speaker With AirPlay 2, Sound Swap, and More

Sonos today introduced a new "ultra-portable" smart speaker called the Sonos Roam, designed for use at home and on the go. It's designed to be even more portable than the Sonos Move, competing with the likes of the Ultimate Ears Boom. Priced at $169 in the United States, the Sonos Roam is now the most affordable Sonos speaker available, and it is also the lightest at just under one pound. Sonos said that despite being "smaller than a water bottle," the Roam delivers "powerful, adaptable sound...
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The Sonos Roam just put all other portable speakers on notice

Sonos' second portable speaker, the surprisingly affordable $169 Sonos Roam, is a fully waterproof, very lightweight smart speaker that's packed with features.
Tags: Bluetooth Speakers, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Wireless Speakers, Portable Speakers, Smart Speakers, Multiroom Speakers, Waterproof Speakers, Sonos Roam


Best cheap Sonos deals for March 2021

Curious about Sonos speakers? Learn more about the entire line and where the best deals are right now.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Sonos, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


The 7 best smart speakers of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Smart speakers can play music, answer questions, control a variety of smart home devices, and more. Whether you prefer Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri, there are several good options available.With a single question or command, you can access a wealth of resources, thanks to smart speakers. They let you listen to streaming music or podcasts, get the latest news, check the weather, and even find homework help. Smart speakers also give you a means of controlling...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Home, Spotify, Trends, Siri, Tech, Features, Pandora, Buying Guide, Logitech, Speaker, Ai, Smart Home


Sonos jumps 21% as strong pandemic sales prompt earnings beat

Sonos Shares of Sonos jumped as much as 21% on Thursday after its revenue easily beat expectations.The company saw adjusted earnings-per-share of $1.17 in the fiscal first quarter, beating the consensus analyst estimate of $0.98.Sonos also lifted its full-year 2021 revenue forecast.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening BellShares of Sonos jumped as much as 21% on Thursday after a strong quarterly earnings report.The speaker-maker reported adjusted earnings-...
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The best Sonos speaker deals happening right now, including $80 off a refurbished Sonos Beam

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Best Buy Sonos refurbished speakers come with a one-year warranty and free shipping on popular models.One of the best refurbished deals is on the Sonos Beam, which is $80 off its full price.If you aren't happy with the speaker, you can return it and get your money back after 45 days.For more audio deals from other brands, check out our roundup of the best speaker deals.Sonos is known for its wide s...
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