music system

Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Music through your Sonos system can now follow you outside, with the arrival of new Sonos by Sonance speakers that include an outdoor version of the streaming hardware. Part of the Sonos Architectural
Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Sonos outdoor, in-wall and in-ceiling speakers spread streaming music

Music through your Sonos system can now follow you outside, with the arrival of new Sonos by Sonance speakers that include an outdoor version of the streaming hardware. Part of the Sonos Architectural
Ruark’s R5 music system is so classy, you’ll want to tidy up before it arrives

Ruark’s R5 music system is so classy, you’ll want to tidy up before it arrives

British audio brand Ruark has launched the Ruark R5 music system, a highly capable all-on-one machine that is as happy playing CDs as it is streaming Spotify around a multi-room setup. The post
Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers typically work better on the smart side, rather than the speaker quality front, but the new Echo Input promises to pair Alexa with your own choice of speakers. Part of the
Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon Echo Input Review: Alexa in your own speakers

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers typically work better on the smart side, rather than the speaker quality front, but the new Echo Input promises to pair Alexa with your own choice of speakers. Part of the
Beastie Boys Sonos Play:5 speaker looks as loud as it sounds

Beastie Boys Sonos Play:5 speaker looks as loud as it sounds

Sonos has revealed a new version of its Play:5 connected speaker, with a limited-edition Beastie Boys Play:5 aiming to celebrate the iconic group and raise some money for charity along the way. The
Beastie Boys Sonos Play:5 speaker looks as loud as it sounds

Beastie Boys Sonos Play:5 speaker looks as loud as it sounds

Sonos has revealed a new version of its Play:5 connected speaker, with a limited-edition Beastie Boys Play:5 aiming to celebrate the iconic group and raise some money for charity along the way. The
Sonos One deal sees stereo pair match HomePod’s price

Sonos One deal sees stereo pair match HomePod’s price

The HomePod may be close at hand, but Sonos isn’t resting on its laurels, announcing a deal that cuts the price of a pair of its Alexa-powered speakers to match Apple. The deal on a Sonos One duo also
Sonos One deal sees stereo pair match HomePod’s price

Sonos One deal sees stereo pair match HomePod’s price

The HomePod may be close at hand, but Sonos isn’t resting on its laurels, announcing a deal that cuts the price of a pair of its Alexa-powered speakers to match Apple. The deal on a Sonos One duo also
HomePod is a sweet-sounding uphill battle

HomePod is a sweet-sounding uphill battle

Apple’s HomePod was delayed, and all we got when it finally showed up was a new release date. Surprise bubbled around the announcement of the smart speaker’s February 9 launch earlier this week, after
HomePod is a sweet-sounding uphill battle

HomePod is a sweet-sounding uphill battle

Apple’s HomePod was delayed, and all we got when it finally showed up was a new release date. Surprise bubbled around the announcement of the smart speaker’s February 9 launch earlier this week, after
ION’s outdoor solar speakers blend in as they stream

ION’s outdoor solar speakers blend in as they stream

Outdoor speakers aren’t new, but ION wants to make them a whole lot easier to install and use by cutting the cords completely on its new, solar-powered range. The ION Audio Tiki Sounds and Solar Stone
ION’s outdoor solar speakers blend in as they stream

ION’s outdoor solar speakers blend in as they stream

Outdoor speakers aren’t new, but ION wants to make them a whole lot easier to install and use by cutting the cords completely on its new, solar-powered range. The ION Audio Tiki Sounds and Solar Stone
Sonos One Review: When Alexa is the DJ

Sonos One Review: When Alexa is the DJ

Smart speakers are big business now, and with Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home dominating the market, Sonos had a choice: step up or slip behind. The Sonos One shows the connected speaker stalwart
ROLI Lightpad Block M, NOISE update addresses some pain points

ROLI Lightpad Block M, NOISE update addresses some pain points

Creating synth music is almost one half actual music and one half stage performance. And the tools needed to create such music isn’t exactly accessible, much less portable. When ROLI came out with its
B&O BeoLab 50 speaker shows the Danes can’t resist luxe

B&O BeoLab 50 speaker shows the Danes can’t resist luxe

Bang & Olufsen may have flirted with more affordable speakers in its B&O Play range, but it couldn’t resist the lure of its old ways: incredibly expensive, practically sculptural home audio
ROLI BLOCKS Review: Modular music system has room to grow

ROLI BLOCKS Review: Modular music system has room to grow

ROLI has made a name for itself with weirdly tactile, expansively flexible musical instruments, and its ROLI BLOCKS promise to bring that to the mainstream. The British company built its reputation