You’ve got lots of options to stream music into your home. I’m not talking the streaming services (Spotify, Pandora, Tidal, etc.), but the technology to get music from your phone to a speaker or to multiple speakers around your home — or both.
There are hundreds of speaker options that let you do this, but just as not all the speakers are the same, the technologies behind them aren’t either. In fact, even using the same speaker but different streaming methods can result in different sound quality.
Find out what the key aural differences are between Bluetooth, AirPlay, Sonos, Play-Fi, and Chromecast Audio in FOH (that’s short for Friend of HRAC) Geoffrey Morrison’s spot-on report on CNET.