The allegations in Sonos v. Google are troubling but I’ve also been having problems with my all-Google whole-house audio solution.
Recent Sonos Stories
Sonos is taking legal actions against Google for infringing 100 of its patents after Google got access to its multi-room audio tech back in 2013.
Sonos introduces three new products, including a speaker that supports Bluetooth and works indoors + outdoors, and a speaker for those worried about privacy.
Unlike most of Sonos speakers, the new Sonos Move will do things a bit different, starting with Bluetooth support. Sonos is also working on a new feature called Auto Trueplay.
Excited by the possibility of integrating Sonos smart speakers into my whole-house audio system, I purchased a Sonos One recently.
Sonos is rolling out an update that will bring Google Assistant to the Beam and One players.
18 months after it promised this functionality, Sonos will finally bring Google Assistant compatibility to its entry-level smart speakers.
Quirky Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has announced a range of Sonos-powered smart home devices that it will begin selling in late 2019.
Sonos is trying to keep this one quiet for some reason, but the firm has quietly updated its entry-level Sonos One smart speaker.
You can now play music from YouTube Music on Sonos speakers.
Sonos will not be able to deliver Google Assistant support to its home speaker systems in 2018 as planned.
AirPlay 2 is finally here with multi-room audio support on Sonos speakers.
Sonos is bringing back support for Audible to its speakers today, and it's giving new users a free audiobook, too.
The Sonos One is an excellent speaker if you want a higher-quality Alexa device but it comes with a few serious drawbacks.
Sonos to start selling two One speakers for the price of a single Apple HomePod starting tomorrow.
I really enjoy the sound quality of Sonos wireless smart speakers, but I don't like the cost or compatibility issues.
We're currently using multiple music subscription services and speaker systems, and that has to change.
Pocket Casts---my preferred podcast service---is now available via the Sonos smart speakers in an open beta.
For the past few months, I've been testing a new capability that integrates Spotify Premium with the Sonos connected speaker system.
I didn't see this one coming: Sonos announced today that it will open up its excellent connected speaker solutions to partners, starting with Amazon Echo and Spotify. This means that Sonos users will no longer be stuck with the middling Sonos Controller apps they currently need to use to access the speakers.
A few tidbits from around the web: Microsoft's March 2016 evaluation VMs, Microsoft's (sort of) Linux distribution, layoffs at Sonos and a look to the future, Samsung vague but positive on Galaxy S7 pre-orders, and yes, the Nexus 6P is getting updated this month too.
Sonos added Microsoft Groove support to its line of well-regarded, Wi-Fi-connected smart speakers. This was my cue to see how they work together.
Microsoft this week released Groove Music—the replacement for Xbox Music—to Android devices, Xbox One and the web. And Sonos announced beta support as well.