Sonos are rolling out updates to its mobile apps. The enhancements will include an update to the Sonos system which will improve Sonos Favorites. The Android app is getting a new widget which will enable you to control playback from the home screen and includes album art. The iOS version adds iPhone 5 display support optimising the app to use the bigger screen.
The system update and apps are being rolled out today.
Via the Sonos blog:
- Add any track, album, playlist or radio station from any music source to your Sonos Favorites
- Quickly find and play the music you love simply by selecting your Sonos Favorites from the music menu in any Sonos Controller
Sonos Controller for Android:
- A new widget allows you to Play/Pause or skip tracks from your home screen. The new widget also displays album art and metadata so you can quickly see what’s playing without having to launch your Sonos app.
- Improved Search feature enables you to find new music from any screen within the Sonos Controller.
iPhone 5 display support:
- We optimized the Sonos Controller for iPhone so you can enjoy the app on the larger iPhone5 screen.
Sonos keeps getting better. Update your software tomorrow to find out why.