A guide to Sonos, the wireless speaker system that lets you control music in every room of your house at once

A Sonos speaker can be a great addition to your music setup.
A Sonos speaker can be a great addition to your music setup.


  • Sonos is a multi-room music system that lets you control what music plays in each room of the house.

  • Sonos lets you play music from your computer, phone, or virtually any online service through any Sonos speakers in your network.

  • Offering a broad line of speakers and components, Sonos models include small wall-mounted speakers, large shelf speakers, soundbars, and a wireless subwoofer. 

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Sonos is a multi-room music system that has made high-quality sound systems, once considered a luxury, accessible to the wider public.

It’s true that Sonos didn’t invent multi-room audio systems. But Sonos did make them incredibly popular throughout the early 2000s, and nowadays, they’re easy to find.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sonos, the popular audio setup for audiophiles and casual listeners alike.


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I Tried the Tempo Studio, an At-Home Fitness System That Turns My Dining Room Into a Gym

Photo credit: Tempo Studio
Photo credit: Tempo Studio

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There are a lot of cool things out there that make us wonder — do they really work? In our I Tried It series, we set out to use them in the real world and have determined that, in fact, they really do.

On Trial: Tempo Studio at-home fitness system

The Tester: Brandon Carte, former frequent gym-goer who has been stuck in a workout rut.

The Brief: The pandemic caused nationwide gym closures and equipment shortages, and it also snatched my drive to stay in shape. To help reignite my fitness journey, I tried the Tempo Studio, a new home fitness system that combines weightlifting, high-intensity interval training, and mobility classes.

Over the last 2.5 years, I’ve maintained a consistent routine of weightlifting at the gym and eating a high-protein diet to gain muscle mass. But when my gym

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