Unconfirmed Sonos news

by Volker Weber

one2

A couple of items that came up yesterday:

Nobody I know has heard of Google Assistant on Sonos One, yet. Next version of the Sonos software appears to be another snoozer.

Comments

"Airplay 2 may eventually come to Play:5 (2nd gen), Playbase, and One"

I just received an eMail from Sonos:

"Apple AirPlay 2 wird noch dieses Jahr auf Sonos verfügbar sein. Damit kannst du dann Sound von deinem iPhone, iPad oder Mac auf dem Play:5, der Playbase und dem Sonos One erleben. Jeder dieser Speaker ist in der Lage, AirPlay 2 für dein gesamtes Home Sound System freizuschalten."

Also there is an blog entry on the sonos website: https://blog.sonos.com/de/airplay2-coming

So i guess that is confirmed now.

Daniel Meyer, 2018-04-26

For me this reads: AirPlay 2 coming to every Sonos product I do not own and to none of those which I do own (Play 1, Play 3, Play 5, Playbar).
Sad smiley.

Tobias Hauser, 2018-04-26

Replace those Play:3 and old Play:5. Huge upgrade.

Volker Weber, 2018-04-26

Right. The Play.3 was obsolete the moment the Play.1 entered the room.

I really liked the old Play.5, but boy, the Play.5 2nd gen is WAY better.

Daniel Meyer, 2018-04-26

Reading this it clearly states that you just need one of the newer speakers in your network, to be able to play Airplay 2 to all your speakers. So just buy a Sonos One and your house will be enabled.

Andy Mell, 2018-04-30

I believe it is a bit more complicated than that. You can target one of the newer speakers but then you need to group your other speakers with this one to play via Airplay 2. I may be mistaken though.

Volker Weber, 2018-04-30

Recent comments

Johann Görken on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 00:57
Volker Weber on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 21:21
Gerhard Heeke on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 21:02
Thomas Cloer on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 20:30
Volker Weber on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 20:03
Volker Weber on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 20:01
Thomas Cloer on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 20:01
Daniel Kirstenpfad on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 19:50
Ragnar Schierholz on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 19:04
Robert Treuenfels on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 18:44
Ben Langhinrichs on Microsoft, why does this have to be so freaking hard? at 18:06
Johannes Koch on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 14:48
Henning Heinz on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 12:22
Martin Hiegl on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 12:15
Volker Weber on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 11:45
Thomas Odorfer on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 11:42
Henning Heinz on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 11:05
Henk Aichernig on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 10:48
Bodo Menke on IKEA to launch Sonos-powered Symfonisk in August at 09:07
Nick Daisley on Apple Smart Battery Cases at 10:18
Ragnar Schierholz on Pepper könnte noch leben at 22:12
Matthias Lorz on Pepper könnte noch leben at 22:00
Christopher Schmidt on Pepper könnte noch leben at 17:55
Volker Weber on Pepper könnte noch leben at 16:57
Volker Weber on Pepper könnte noch leben at 16:49

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 08:50

visitors.gif

buy me coffee

Paypal vowe