"Works OK, but proprietary software is a downer."2.0 starson by HeathrowTerminal2
Pros: Play music in all rooms. You can use two speakers for real stereo image.
Cons: Proprietary software mimics your own music apps. This is a disaster. Only one account per system - in a household with more people, this is a terrible problem.
Summary: The Sonos software is crap - I'd be bold and say that anyone wanting to duplicate the functionality of, say, Spotify, is always going to be one step behind. Now imagine trying to keep up building software that mimics countless music services and you have a very wobbly experience.
On top of the impossible interface (the Sonos Spotify app for example has a weird queueing system that you just cannot figure out) you can also only access the Sonos speakers with ONE account. Why is that important? It is important because households rarely only holds one person - my wife cannot access the speakers using her own Spotify account and so has to content with my abysmal music taste. This is a major problem.
Also, with the lack of Airplay functionality, you can't just play, say, a movie on your iPad and have the sound streaming. Even in our car this is possible (blue tooth). I hate to think that the sound setup in my car is more advanced than this - as the Sonos system really quickly adds up $$$-wise as you start adding speakers to your home.
I haven't even begun to figure out how to play music from my iPhone which is in my iTunes library....
Lastly, Sonos does a poor job at explaining how it works up front - for example you DO need the bridge.
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