After years as a hardware holdout, I’ve finally ditched my extensive CD collection and surrendered to Spotify. Between that big leap and my recent purchase of a smart TV, I’ve officially joined the streaming generation. So far, so good. I mean, what’s not to love? Instant access to pretty much the whole world of recorded music? On my phone? I could get used to this.
While copyright owners have no reason to celebrate, for the user, this streaming thing has become a seamlessly clean-and-simple experience. And thanks to my new Sonos speaker, it also sounds great.
You’ve probably seen Sonos’ ubiquitous ads, as simple and uncluttered as the streaming experience itself. Sonos follows the lead of Apple, whose disruptively spacious-and-clean messaging and packaging set a standard for other cutting-edge brands to follow. From their palindromic name to the industrial elegance of their products, Sonos is all about clarity, and the company’s app follows suit, making finding and playing music a breeze.Read More