The rules of using Sonos at Work

Sonos at Work

At home, most of us have unrestrained control of our Sonos queue, but at the office it gets a bit more complicated and Sonos office etiquette is becoming a hot topic.    Rebecca Greenfield recently shared the Sonos rules from the Codeword offices and another article suggests a new phenomena referred to as “Sonos rage” driven by coworkers skipping tracks and jumping the queue. There is…

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PLAYBAR or PLAYBASE: Choose your fit

PLAYBAR or PLAYBASE: Choose Your Fit

First came our PLAYBAR, the ideal partner for wall-mounted TVs. And now, we’ve launched our brand new PLAYBASE, designed to sit directly beneath your TV set and bring amazing sound to any room. Both look sleek, sound amazing and give you cinema sound in your very own living room. So what differentiates the two speakers? How do they stack up on features, sound and design? And most importantly,…

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Introducing Sonos PLAYBASE. The perfect fit for your TV space.

Introducing Sonos PLAYBASE. The perfect fit for your TV space.

Introducing Sonos PLAYBASE. The perfect fit for your TV space. We believe that what’s on your TV is only as good as what your TV is on. So, say hello to the all-new PLAYBASE, delivering powerful home theater sound when the TV is on, and music all the time when it’s off.      Our starting-point for PLAYBASE’s unique design was a singular insight. 70% of TV’s are sitting on…

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TRUEPLAY for Playbar

TRUEPLAY for Playbar

In the pursuit of the best possible listening experience, designing great equipment is only half the battle. Sound is beautifully imperfect. It changes constantly from song to song and room to room, which means that even the most precisely-tuned speaker will sound different in certain environments. The solution? Embrace the change. If no speaker fits every context why not use software to give…

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Play Music from Spotify Straight to Sonos with Spotify Connect

We’ve teamed up with Spotify to make it easier than ever to keep the music going strong. Now Spotify Premium users can control their Sonos straight from the Spotify app using Spotify Connect. Use all the features you love on Spotify: the curation, discovery, and sharing, and hear it all throughout your home in crystal clear sound. You can also access the multi-room power of the Sonos home sound…

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The New All White SONOS Sub

The New Sonos Sub: A Vision In White

Soul-shaking sound. Heart-pounding design. One-button setup. Just a few of the qualities that made the Sonos SUB such a welcome addition to the homes of music and home cinema lovers the world over. As the new all-white version becomes available, we caught up with the folks behind the bass to find out what made the original SUB so special and what the refresh means for home design today: “Once we…

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Your SONOS channels

Listening Out Loud Just Got Easier With Your Sonos App

“You gotta listen to this one song. It’ll change your life, I swear.” When Natalie Portman’s manic pixie dreamgirl archetype dropped a knowledge bomb on a young Zach Braff in the form of The Shins, the moment represented way more than just an indie meet cute. In retrospect, it was a major sign of things to come: personalized song recommendations were gearing up to enter the mainstream. Half a…

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You're Better Than This

You’re Better Than This

Because we’re surrounded by music out loud all day at Sonos, it’s easy to forget that some people have given up on that experience, or maybe never even had it. When you spend so much time engineering great sound, it can be a real bummer to realize that many who do listen out loud, have traded quality for convenience. . . and never looked back. We’ve compressed rich music into tiny files…and…

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Sleep Tight with Sonos

Replace the morning beep with a fresh tune. What's your perfect wake-up album? #ListenMore A photo posted by @sonos on Jan 9, 2016 at 8:54am PSTDim the lights low. Draw the blinds. Turn on the slow jams. Let’s talk about the bedroom. Hey, not like that! We’re talking about your other favorite bedroom activity: sleep. We all know the importance of a good night sleep. But you work, you…

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It's Prime Time in the UK and Germany

It’s Prime Time in the UK and Germany

Amazon Prime has a lot more perks than just getting your packages in two days. Their Prime Music service has been available to Sonos customers in the United States, and now, as of today it’s available within the Sonos app in the UK and Germany as well. If you’re already an Amazon Prime member, good news: You already have access to the million-plus songs, curated playlists and stations that Prime…

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Eric

How to Build the Perfect Playlist

A lot of people can claim that music runs their lives. It’s an easy and universal thing to love -- and it’s why Sonos makes speakers in the first place. My life really revolves around music, and it has for quite some time. Testing out the piano at our Abbey Road Studios (Photo: Niels Van De Walle, Senior Director , EMEA Marketing) I started playing the piano at the age of four, and my whole life…

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Inside Innovation Hack Week

Inside Innovation Hack Week

It started back in March 2012: Two small groups of Sonos engineers gathered in Santa Barbara, California and Cambridge, Massachusetts, each armed with a couple six packs of beer, some snacks, a healthy mix of Sonos products, and their laptops. The goal? To explore the future of Sonos. The result? Innovation Hack Week was born. Part of my job as Innovation Manager is to work with people to…

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