Posts tagged Sonos
Sonos Beam & Sonos One Overview

For my first update of 2019, I want to delve into some additions to our Sonos speaker setup. We’ve added a Sonos Beam, and a Sonos One to our setup. Both of these speakers are from a new generation of devices from Sonos that have some interesting and attractive new feature set. In fact, I’d go so far as to say outright: Don’t buy an Amazon Echo or Google Home device - go Sonos instead.

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Christmas Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Even though New Home Tricks is not a review site, I wanted to put together a gift guide.  The reason for this is that whilst buying Smart Home technology as a gift might seem a great thing to do, there can be a few pit-falls to look out for.  Read on for my guide on what to look out for when buying Smart Home tech as a gift!

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Discovering Sonos Trueplay Tuning

Our Sonos speakers sounded great out of the box, but with Trueplay tuning they sound even better! In this post I explore how this feature works, and why everyone should do it.  However, I also outline how you might not be able to use this feature.  Read on...

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Sonos Playbar Home Cinema

We've expanded our Smart Home Entertainment system with another Sonos speaker - the Playbar.  Here, I explore some of the major differences between the Playbar and the Play 1 (besides the obvious), and outline the features you might be interested in for your own setup.

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Sonos Setup

Our Sonos Play 1 speaker arrived!  So, it's time to run through setup, and here I share with you the experience of doing this, and the process of getting it up and running.  Also a few first thoughts on the unit are included.

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Starting Smart Entertainment

Whilst I'll be continuing with my smart lighting efforts, I thought it was a good time to get going with a new section for NewHomeTricks - Smart Entertainment.  Specifically, I'll be starting with Music.  In this post & video, I wanted to explore what a smart music system really is, and how it might differ from more basic solutions.

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