Alexa’s intercom-like announcements arrive on Sonos One and Beam

One of the more useful features of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant is the ability to create custom recordings and use them as announcements for your entire network of Alexa-enabled connected speakers. Now, Sonos is getting the feature, too: announcements are coming to Sonos One and Sonos Beam. Tell the kids it’s time for dinner or […]

AirPlay 2 makes Sonos the best audio option for most iPhone owners

For a long time, Sonos was only capable of streaming music to its speakers through a proprietary app, but that’s changed in the last few years. After working with music services like Spotify and Pandora, users can stay in those apps and stream music straight to your Sonos setup. That hasn’t been the case if […]

Sonos files for IPO, positions its products as alternatives to screen addiction

Enlarge / The Sonos One, a Sonos smart speaker that launched with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. (credit: Jeff Dunn) Smart audio company Sonos has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to go public. In doing so, the company warned investors of potential risk factors, such as Sonos’ dependence on competitors like Amazon, and […]

Sonos speakers are rarely discounted, but you can save $50 on one right now

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Sonos’ speakers are known for their audio quality and multi-speaker connectivity, but they rarely go on sale. Right now, you can save $ 50 on a refurbished […]

Sonos launches a new mini soundbar, pegs AirPlay 2 support for July

Sonos Sonos on Wednesday announced the Beam, a soundbar for living rooms with smart-speaker functionality similar to that of the company’s Sonos One speaker. The popular audio manufacturer announced the Beam at an event in San Francisco, California. The new device will ship on July 17 for $ 399, with pre-orders available on the Sonos […]

Take $50 off a Sonos PLAY:3 smart speaker — and more of today’s best deals from around the web

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Since you don’t have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one convenient […]