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Sonos Introduces its First Portable Speaker Built for the Outdoors

Sonos wants us all to get a bit more fresh air as it introduces the Sonos Move, the first battery-powered Sonos speaker built for the outdoors, shown off at its event in NYC last month. As well as the Move, the event also gave a first look at other new products coming out of Sonos later this year. Read More >>

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IFA 2019: What to Expect From the Huge European Technology Show This Week

This week, Gizmodo will be in Germany, drinking beer, mangling Teutonic languages, and covering IFA, the biggest electronics show in Europe. Here’s what you can expect to see based on rumours, pre-announcements, and a little educated guesswork. Be sure to check back for all our coverage through the weekend and beyond. Read More >>

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Sonos’ New Bluetooth Speaker Leaks – Again

Say what you want about Sonos, the wireless speaker maker can’t keep its shit under wraps. The latest leak is its first-ever Bluetooth speaker. News of the device’s existence came earlier this month, but now there’s even more details and a name: the Sonos Move. Read More >>

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Sonos’ Secret Is out of the Bag, as the Launch of Its First Portable Speaker Leaks

An FCC filing has been spotted for a Sonos Bluetooth speaker with a source apparently familiar with the device confirming that it's portable. Read More >>

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How Ikea’s New Wireless Speaker Compares to the Sonos One

It felt confusing and excited when Ikea released two new speakers built by Sonos. They’re a little weird-looking, first of all. (One speaker is also a lamp!) But what’s really extraordinary is that Ikea is now selling a full-fledged Sonos speaker for £100. (It doubles as a shelf!) We tested this new Sonos speaker—the cheapest Sonos you can buy—against the £200 Sonos One to see if it can keep up. The answer is basically, surprisingly, yes. Read More >>

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Ikea’s £100 Sonos Speaker Breaks the Mold

Very soon, millions of people will be able to walk into an Ikea store and buy a Sonos speaker for £100. There’s a more expensive speaker-lamp combo, too, but the idea is simple: Ikea wants to sell you affordable smart home goods that fit into Ikea furniture and work impressively well right out of the box. For a lot of people, this must be an alluring proposition. And I have to admit, the new speakers aren’t bad. Read More >>

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Sonos Finally Figured Out How to Get Google Assistant to Work on Its Smart Speakers

If you own a Sonos One or a Sonos Beam, it’s about to be a lot more useful. Today, Sonos will push a software update to those models that will give them Google Assistant support. That makes the Sonos One and the Sonos Beam the first smart speakers that support both Assistant and Amazon Alexa, although you can’t use both at the same time on a single speaker. Read More >>

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Sonos and Ikea Made Some Wacky Speaker Furniture

It took four years to do it, but Sonos and Ikea have finally revealed their new wireless speakers. The so-called Symfonisk series includes a bookshelf-style speaker that doubles as an actual bookshelf and a lamp with a speaker in its base. Like a lot of Ikea furniture, the two new products are quirky and practical. They’re also full-fledged but low-priced Sonos speakers. Read More >>

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Here’s How to Get Your Free Sonos with the Huawei P30 and Pro

As we saw in Huawei's own P30 leak, people preordering the new phone can get a free Sonos One speaker worth £199. Read More >>

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Can Any of These Premium Wireless Speakers Beat Sonos?

It’s no mystery that Sonos speakers are popular. In fact, there’s a good chance if you know somebody with a wireless speaker system, you know somebody with a Sonos system. Getting started with a single Sonos One—complete with Alexa capabilities—will cost you just £200. This got us wondering. Sonos might be the most popular wireless speaker system out there, but is it the best? Read More >>

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You Can Now Play YouTube Music On Sonos Speakers

Sonos speakers are well known for being compatible with most of the music streaming services, but until today, YouTube Music subscribers were out of luck. Read More >>

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Looks Like Sonos Is Making Some New Smart Speakers

A new filing with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revealed some details about a new Sonos product. The redacted documents show that a new model number S18 smart speaker will work as satellites for the company’s soundbars to create a surround sound system and will also include built-in microphones for far-field voice control. If what the FCC filing suggests is true, this could be an interesting move for Sonos. And honestly, it’s probably true. Read More >>

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One of Sonos’s Most Anticipated Features Is in Purgatory

Bad news for Sonos fans. That Google Assistant feature the company promised would be ready in 2018, well, Sonos is going to have to break that promise. Google Assistant will not be available on the popular wireless speakers this year. Sonos users will have to wait until an undetermined date in 2019. Read More >>

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Why Every TV Needs a Soundbar 

Soundbars are a relatively new invention. The 5.1 surround sound setup—one left speaker, one centre, one right, and two rear—used to be the most popular way to improve your home cinema’s audio, and it tended to be pretty expensive. Then, in 1998, Altec-Lansing released the world’s first soundbar and changed the way living rooms worked. It’s been two decades since, and thanks to a weird consequence of innovation, pretty much all TVs now require a soundbar. Read More >>

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Sonos Just Announced Another Amp, Inventively Called the ‘Sonos Amp’

Considering it doesn't have the same level of power and money as the likes of Google, APple, Samsung, or whomevery else wants to dominated the home audio market these days, Sonos has done pretty well for itself. Apparently seven million people have Sonos products in their homes, which isn't too shabby. Naturally, with IFA kicking off in Berlin the company had some announcements to make - the principle one being that it's launching a brand new amp designed to act as a hub for all your AV equipment. Read More >>