Don't-Miss Speaker Stories
Looking for something different in home audio gear? This speaker/light show fits the bill.
At a CE Week demo, these 3.0-inch thick speakers you can hang on a wall with two-sided tape rivaled competitors several times larger.
The company's Zipp line of Bluetooth speakers offer great sound with an attractive design. It's pushing the design envelope yet again with the One Click and Too, although with much lower price points.
New speakers range from a 38-inch model to a new 45-inch, 5.1-channel flagship that delivers true surround sound.
After selling nearly 1.5 million of its Canz Bluetooth speaker, 808 expands the line to include both larger models for bigger sound, and more compact ones for increased portability.
Venerable British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has been snapped up by a startup that's flush with Silicon Valley cash. Little-known Eva Automation has no publicly announced products, but it has top-notch management and superstar backing. Better still, B&W's Joe Atkins will remain as CEO.
Weatherproof, paintable enclosures house 1.0-inch tweeters and either 6.5- or 8.0-inch woofers.
The new products carry the same model names, with an HS2 suffix to denote they're of the new platform.
Need a powerful outdoor stereo that's also a drink cooler? Kube is an over-the-top solution that's super cool and super expensive.
The $500 Fi70 includes 8-inch woofers, 5-inch midranges, and 1-inch tweeters and is powered by a 280-watt amp.
The Sound Blaster crew has some crazy ideas about how we should listen to music.
Hubs and compoents from Insteon will soon be able to control Sonos multi-room audio systems.
The X-Fi Sonic Carrier packs 15 drivers, a wireless subwoofer, Dolby Atmos support, and an 800-watt amplifier.
Ultimate Ears is embracing the social aspect of listening to music with a new app feature that lets up to 3 devices connect to its line of UE Bluetooth speakers.
The $229 Bluetooth speaker goes on sale in November with better sound and a Lightning charger.