Sonos

Don’t change a thing? Stick with what’s already working??? That’s a remarkable comment from a company that feels free to force major system changes on unsuspecting users, changes that destroy long-relied-upon functionality. And despite howls of protest from the user base, SONOS refuses to either back out the changes or…

Don’t change a thing? Stick with what’s already working??? That’s a remarkable comment from a company that feels free to force major…

The Mobilize Manifesto, five years into the mobile revolution

It is our core philosophy that everything with a digital heart beat will be connected and that in turn will redefine our relationship with the world around us. The big question – one we will explore at Mobilize 2013 – what happens when everything is indeed connected.

Enjoying the internet of things? Thank your smartphone.

We’ve been talking about connected homes and the internet of things for at least a decade, but why is there so much suddenly happening in the connected device space? Smartphones, access to cheap off-the-shelf technology and open software platforms have sparked the change.

Jambox wireless speaker gets bigger & better

Jambox, the San Francisco-based that got its start making headsets for mobile phones is launching a new wireless speaker, simply called the Big Jambox. It is a much larger (and louder) version of its portable Jambox speaker. Think of it as boom-box for the iPhone age.

Say what? Google is going to do hardware? LOL!

Google is making an Android-powered entertainment system and will design and sell it under its own brand, according to the Wall Street Journal. When I read the news, the word that came to mind: amazing!

Yes! Control Your Sonos With an Android Phone.

Sonos, the maker of a wireless music system, will soon have a free Android app, so the people who purchased one of the 67 million Android phones sold last year can control their Sonos music playback around their homes with their handsets (and their tablets).

How to Build a Consumer Platform: Lessons from Sonos

One has to look really hard to find a Silicon Valley startup that has found success in the hotly contested consumer electronics marketplace. However, one company might just change that: Sonos, a Santa Barbara, Calif.-based maker of networked digital music devices.