Apple HomePod delayed to 2018 - A huge miss, cedes market share to Amazon and Google.

HomePod delay a massive miss by Apple

Delaying HomePod to 2018 means Apple will lose buyers to Amazon and Google this holiday season. It could be a very costly decision.
Alexa app compared to Sonos for whole home audio

Amazon adds whole home audio to Echo speakers, gives Sonos the ultimate death stare

It's called Multi-Room Music and the new feature enables several Echo smart speakers to stream music in sync across the home.

Sonos updates Android App with modern, flat UI (Review)

I gave the beta Sonos Android app a spin on my Nexus 5 and came away impressed. Universal search is a welcome addition and the new look is clean and modern.

Sonos now streams music from your Android

Tap "This Mobile Device" on the Sonos app for Android and you can navigate content on your phone, and then select play to send it the Sonos.

Sonos software update a winner

Color me impressed. The 4.0 update rocks. I've got a Sonos 'Connect' hooked up via a honkin' Onkyo TX-NR809 receiver to my whole home audio system which consists of 6 pairs of speakers both inside and outside the home. In a word: nirvana.

Sonos now supports Amazon Cloud Player (Bellissimo!)

Why the big deal? It means you can stream tracks without the need for a server or host PC.

Hands-On ‘Songza’: New curated music service takes on Pandora, Spotify

Songza, I discovered, is a startup in New York City whose staff includes software engineers, and music experts... and what any self-respecting startup also considers core to the business: "absurdly talented dancers."

Amazon to add Sonos, Roku support to Cloud Player

Sonos users, rejoice. Soon you'll be able to stream your personal music files via the cloud, instead of from a local hard drive.

Let the Android Music Play: Spotify vs. Pandora

Just take me to Echo & The Bunnymen for a moody drive on a foggy SF evening; or maybe some incredible Janelle Monáe when highway 101 is at (another) standstill.