Sonos Updates System Software, Adds Slacker Radio & Android Support

Wireless music systems maker Sonos has released a new system software update which brings additional feature to its platform and adds support for Android based tablets.

The update, which is free for all Sonos customers, brings new features and additional music to the platform, enhancing the Wireless Hi-Fi system, the company said. One of the major updates that come with the Sonos System Software 3.6 is an app for Android tablets that will allow users to control the music system.

Some of the devices for which the Sonos app is available now are the Amazon Kindle Fire, HTC Flyer, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Sony Tablet S. Sonos is going to added more features on the app for both smartphones and tablets such as alarms, music library management and Twitter support.

The wireless music systems maker has also added the Slacker Radio platform to its offering, giving users a chance to listen to more than 100 radio stations and create their own custom stations featuring millions of songs.

"Today's feature update reaffirms our commitment to persistently innovate so that Sonos users have the ultimate music experience in every room of the home," said John MacFarlane, founder and CEO, Sonos, Inc reports PCMag.

"Endless music and effortless control are what will keep us as the gold standard for listening out loud in the home." he said.