An ancient PC’s motherboard crashes and the blue screen of death appears. The hard drive is fine, and so are a decade’s stored music files. But how to listen to them? A total tech upgrade leads to the Sonos wireless hifi system. And what a discovery! The speakers – available in an array of sizes appropriate to the space they occupy – offer big sound from a small box and play anything in the digital library, service like Songza or Sirius or any of hundreds of radio stations from around the world, from a laptop, iPad, smartphone or any other device that supports Sonos tech. The speakers operate independently with separate volume controls or can sync together in “party mode” throughout the house.
Sonos Play:3, $329, available in Calgary at K&W Audio and multiple other Calgary locations.
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