In the long-forgotten year 2017, Ikea announced that it was collaborating with Sonos for future products, and a year later it named the coming fruit of such a union: The Symfonisk line of speakers. Initially pegged for a nebulous "2019" launch, a video released by Ikea two days ago states that the new products will be landing this August. Read More
Last year's Consumer Electronics Show brought some of the first third-party devices with Google Assistant — Google's virtual helper had only been released a few months prior. This year, we saw a wide variety of devices running Assisant. Beyond the usual mix of smart lights and speakers, there are mirrors, electric car chargers, water systems, and even Insant Pots with Assistant.
For your reading enjoyment, this is every product announced at CES 2019 with Google Assistant (or Google Assistant integration), in no particular order. Read More
I think it's fair to say that we've seen some questionably useful Google Assistant integrations this CES, and will no doubt see a great many more in the near future. That's why it's a special occasion when a heavily-demanded, long-due integration is announced, as is the case with Google Assistant for the Sonos One and Sonos Beam. Read More
Sonos makes some darn fine and darn expensive audio gear. The popular Sonos One is a small but powerful streaming speaker, and normally sells for a very premium $199. It's $20 off right now in Sonos's holiday sale, bringing the price down to $179. A two-pack can be had for $348, which is $30 to $50 off, depending on who you ask. Read More
Thought we were going to let the Americans have all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday discount fun? Well, think again, as I've put together a list of some of the best deals you can find in the United Kingdom. It's not exhaustive, by any means, as I'm only one man and there are tons of discounts flying around, but there's hopefully an offer or two you might find useful. Read More
If you want exquisite-sounding music in your life, Sonos is one of the best options out there, especially when it comes to a hassle-free and reliable multi-room setup. The only problem is that the hardware is rather expensive. Thankfully, Black Friday is here and there are a few enticing Sonos offers. Read More
There was much excitement among audiophiles when the Sonos One was announced — there might finally be a voice-controlled speaker with half-decent audio quality that doesn't cost $400 (like the Google Home Max). It launched with Amazon Alexa (as did the Beam soundbar) and a promise of Google Assistant at some point this year, but that's sadly been pushed back to 2019. Read More