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Sonos apologizes after backlash over updates for aging speakers

The speaker maker earlier this week said it would stop providing updates and new features for speakers from the 2000s.

Sonos apologizes after backlash over updates for aging speakers

The speaker maker earlier this week said it would stop providing updates and new features for speakers from the 2000s.
Sonos Backpedals, Says 'All Products Will Work Past May'

Sonos Backpedals, Says 'All Products Will Work Past May'

Just a few short days ago, Sonos dropped the bomb that some of its older products would no longer receive software updates starting in May 2020. In the initial announcement, Sonos reasoned that the
Sonos’ CEO just responded to the legacy speaker fury

Sonos’ CEO just responded to the legacy speaker fury

Sonos has tried to stem the tide of bad press around its controversial plan to leave behind old hardware, after news that it would be ceasing support for some of its earlier connected speakers left
Sonos’ CEO just responded to the legacy speaker fury

Sonos’ CEO just responded to the legacy speaker fury

Sonos has tried to stem the tide of bad press around its controversial plan to leave behind old hardware, after news that it would be ceasing support for some of its earlier connected speakers left
Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system (Update: CEO apology)

Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system (Update: CEO apology)

Update 1: 2020/01/23 2:36pm PST Apparently if news of Sonos neutering its legacy hardware rubbed you the wrong way, you're not alone — not by a long shot. The backlash against this week's

Sonos CEO: 'Legacy' devices will still work after May

A few days after Sonos announced it would stop updating some of its oldest products with new features going forward, CEO Patrick Spence has written a note to customers seeking to assuage their fears
Sonos Backpedals, Will Let Legacy Products Live Longer

Sonos Backpedals, Will Let Legacy Products Live Longer

Sonos pissed a lot of people off earlier this week when they announced that select legacy products would no longer be supported come this May. The announcement for that change was probably made worse
Some want to boycott Sonos after the company killed support for older speakers

Some want to boycott Sonos after the company killed support for older speakers

One of many angry Sonos customers decided to take to the audio hardware company's on Wednesday, venting in a post all of her displeasure about the company's announcement from Tuesday about the

Sonos’ “oldest products” to stop receiving software support this 2020

As much as you’d want to have all your devices get continuous updates, all good things must eventually come to an end, at least in the world of technology. Sonos announced that some of their legacy
Sonos To Officially Stop Supporting Its Older Speakers This May

Sonos To Officially Stop Supporting Its Older Speakers This May

If you were one of Sonos’ earlier adopters when the company first started out, then we might have some bad news for you because according to Sonos, the company has announced that they will be
Sonos sunsets several smart speakers’ software support, spurring storm

Sonos sunsets several smart speakers’ software support, spurring storm

Sonos met its "at least five years" support pledge, but that window's closed.
Sonos Makes It Clear: You No Longer Own The Things You Buy

Sonos Makes It Clear: You No Longer Own The Things You Buy

Modern 'smart' hardware now comes with hidden expiration dates that encourage waste, piss off consumers, and put the entire internet at risk.
Sonos Killing Older Speakers is Exactly Why We Need a New Chromecast Audio

Sonos Killing Older Speakers is Exactly Why We Need a New Chromecast Audio

The announcement from Sonos that they plan to discontinue support for a number of older products has (rightfully) left a sour taste in the mouth of those who spent hundreds (possibly thousands) of
The best smart speakers

The best smart speakers

When Amazon first introduced Alexa and the Echo speaker five years ago, the idea of talking to a digital assistant wasn't totally novel. Both the iPhone and Android phones had semi-intelligent voice
Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system

Sonos kills support for legacy devices, potentially nerfing updates for your whole Sonos system

Sonos recently came under fire when news broke that it's permanently bricking perfectly fine devices as part of its trade-up program. This electronic waste issue might be amplified over the next

Your Sonos system will stop receiving updates if you have an old device

Smart speaker manufacturer Sonos has announced that the company is going to drop support for some of its products. Sonos stopped selling these devices a few years ago. While nothing lasts forever,
Sonos warns customers that  their older speakers will shortly be e-waste

Sonos warns customers that their older speakers will shortly be e-waste

Sonos has warned customers who bought speakers five or more years ago that it will no longer provide software updates to their property, and that they will cease to operate in systems that include
Sonos says these speakers are too old to get any more updates

Sonos says these speakers are too old to get any more updates

By way of prefacing its announcement Tuesday that the company is winding down software support for its oldest products, Sonos first reminded everyone that its original speakers pre-date the iPhone and
A Handy Chrome Feature, a Sonos Update Warning, and More News

A Handy Chrome Feature, a Sonos Update Warning, and More News

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