Sonos manufactures a line of connected speakers and audio equipment that can be controlled via apps on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Mac. The Sonos system works with a bridge — or a component that can work as a bridge — that plugs into your Wi-Fi router and from there it allows every element to be hooked up and set up right from your device or devices. That includes separate speakers like the Play:1, Play:3, and Play:5, home theater components like the Sub and the PlayBar, and the Connect and Connect:Amp that let you tie in your existing sound systems.

In addition to the music you can stream from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, Sonos can also stream many services directly from the internet, including Apple Music, SiriusXM, TuneIn, rdio, Deezer, Slacker and many more.

While expensive, Sonos makes you feel like you're living in the future. You can start with a single, small, Play:1 for $199 and add additional speakers over time, and you can even create full on 5.1 surround sound systems with the PlayBar for $699, Sub for $699, and a pair of Play:1 or Play:3 speakers for $199 or $299 a piece.

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