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AirPlay has finally made its way to Sonos speakers

9 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / At $200, the Sonos One is now the cheapest way to get AirPlay 2 onto a Sonos setup.
Sonos on Wednesday announced that it has started to roll out support for Apple's AirPlay 2 protocol on its wireless speakers .
As previously noted , AirPlay 2 is only fully supported on the company's Sonos One and Play:5 speakers and its Beam and Playbase soundbars. Sonos users will need one of those speakers to directly activate AirPlay 2 control, but if they have one of those devices within a larger whole-home speaker setup, they'll be able to control any other Sonos device they might...
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Sonos speakers now support AirPlay 2

Sonos speakers now support AirPlay 2

9 days ago   |   By iMore

You can finally ask Siri to play your favorite Apple Music tunes through your Sonos speakers!
At long last, Sonos has finally added support for AirPlay 2. If your Sonos One is older, worry not. Support is added via a software update available today. Not only can you stream any audio to your Sonos speakers using AirPlay 2, but you can also ask Siri to do the heavy lifting.
Thanks to the help of AirPlay 2, while you're watching your favorite TV shows and movies on your iPhone or iPad, you can send the audio to your Sonos speakers. Talk about a theater experience! Did I just see a unicorn in...
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Sonos Adds AirPlay 2 Support to Latest Speakers, Enabling Siri Control and Multi-Room Audio

Sonos Adds AirPlay 2 Support to Latest Speakers, Enabling Siri Control and Multi-Room Audio

9 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Sonos today announced that its One, Beam, Playbase, and second-generation Play:5 speakers now support AirPlay 2, as promised .
This marks the first time Sonos speakers have supported AirPlay in general, enabling users to easily stream audio from iTunes on Mac, and virtually any app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, including Apple Music, YouTube, Spotify, Hulu, Pandora, and Netflix, to compatible Sonos speakers over Wi-Fi.
AirPlay 2 in particular allows for Siri to control Apple Music or Podcasts playback on Sonos speakers via iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, HomePod, and Apple TV. For example...
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Sonos AirPlay 2 Support Arrives Via Software Update

Sonos AirPlay 2 Support Arrives Via Software Update

9 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

The latest Sonos speakers are receiving a new software update today which adds AirPlay 2 support. The speakers that are receiving this update today will be able to let iOS users select the speakers that they want music to be played through, taking advantage of the new multi-room audio support.
The company's decision to release AirPlay 2 support for only select devices won't surprise anyone as the company recently suggested that it may soon become the norm for its older devices to not get feature updates as frequently as they did in the past. Sonos is rolling out this update today for its...
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Sonos speakers now work with AirPlay 2, control Apple Music with Siri

Sonos speakers now work with AirPlay 2, control Apple Music with Siri

9 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Great news for Sonos customers: AirPlay 2 has arrived. This makes compatible Sonos speakers the first third-party AirPlay 2 speakers to hit the market, and support is being added retroactively through a free software update.
This means you can use Sonos speakers to play audio from iTunes on the Mac and all iPhone and iPad apps including Music, TV, YouTube, and Netflix. Sonos speakers can also be used for multi-room audio playback with HomePod and Apple TV, and Siri can control Apple Music and Podcasts playback from iPhone, iPad, HomePod, or Apple TV.
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