Sonos: Public Beta brings many new features




Sonos apparently is planning a sweeping attack on the Android platform. The provider of multiroom solutions currently has a loaded open beta , which brings some new features are released. According Sonos music streaming is becoming more popular, they have found that more and more listeners opt for curated radio stations and ready compiled playlists. There are fewer individual titles wanted, but Sonos is rather used to continuously stream music in the home. To respond to this trend, you have the app updated with some new features to shorten the time until the music playback. Also you can by some upgrades simple albums and -Playlists very own taste hear.

The new features in the overview:

Tap to Play
Tap a song to your smartphone or tablet, and it will play immediately. You must not play now or select Play Next. You control Sonos with a computer? Make for reproducing a double-click.

Instant Play the next song without interruption
Start from any song from an album, a playlist or your list. When the song is over, Sonos immediately moves to the next title.

New design of the list
Adding titles to the list has changed slightly. Instead tap directly on a song title to open the listening options, you touch the three points (***), which are now displayed to the right. Then you can play now, Play Next, insert at the end of the list or select a different option.

Extra protection for the list
Every time you After manually changing the list (changing the song order, remove titles or use the options “Play now”, “Play Next” or “Add to End Insert”) want to play a song, ask the app for confirmation so you select Cancel and save the list in its current state or continue and select nevertheless play into.

Faster access to “Play All” and “Shuffle”
These controls check now top of the app screen with the album or playlist view. Tap Play All to enjoy the entire song list from beginning to end. You want you like to be surprised? Select Shuffle to listen to the tracks in random order.

Easier grouping of spaces
Do you want to send the playlist that you just anhörst in the living room, in the kitchen? If different playlists are played in different rooms, the app now sure that you send the right song in the right space. So you listen to music without end.

Triple tap for instant replay of a title.
Tap three times on the play / pause button on your speakers. Thus, the previous track will be played again in your list. (If you are one of our new PLAY: using 5 speakers, pranks on the touch controls simply left the result is the same..) Note: The triple tap works in our list, but not when playing radio stations.


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