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DTS Play-Fi speakers

DTS takes on Sonos: We go ears-on with three Play-Fi multi-room audio devices

Everybody wants a piece of the market Sonos opened to the masses. DTS’s effort is the most interesting so far.

Wren V5PF Play-Fi speaker

Wren Sound Systems Wren V5PF Play-Fi Speaker review: Sounds as good as it looks

Walnut veneer adds a touch of class to this wireless speaker, which has been updated for the DTS Play-Fi ecosystem.

Phorus PR5 Receiver Play-Fi

Phorus PR5 Receiver review: Cheap, but not as polished as a Sonos device

DTS is off to a good start in the multi-room audio space. You can connect this model to your AV receiver, amplifier, or powered speakers.

Polk Audio Omni S2R Play-Fi speaker

Polk Audio Omni S2R review: This portable indoor/outdoor speaker will make your milk shake

Polk lets you take the party poolside with its wireless speaker. It won't survive a dunking, but it will tolerate a splash or two.

Sound Blaster X7

Sound Blaster X7 review: Audiophile performance without the audiophile price

You name it, the X7 can do it: It's a high-end DAC, headphone amp, USB audio device, digital amplifier, recorder, Bluetooth host, and more.

Samsung Shape M7 speaker

Samsung Shape M7 Wireless Audio Speaker review: A solid multi-room audio system

This isn't a Sonos killer by any means, but Samsung's product line is worth your consideration.

Eclipse TD-M1 wireless speakers

Eclipse TD-M1 review: These $1300 wireless speakers excel as near-field monitors

Who knew Fujitsu made high-end speakers? These egg-shaped models pack the tech, but their performance falls short of the mark in some areas.

Alpine Headphones

Alpine Headphones review: These are thumpin' good cans

Not recommended for critical listening, but the transducer in the headband is more than just an expensive gimmick.

Sound Blaster E5

Sound Blaster E5 review: This portable DAC and headphone amp is an audio powerhouse

The sound card is becoming a distant memory, but quality audio never goes out of style.

marblue headfoams headphones

Small heads, safe ears: The best headphones for kids

These days, kids need headphones, too. We looked at a slew of cans designed to fit your child's head while protecting their hearing.

zoom iq5 mic full 580

iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.

heart rate earphones 3

LG Heart Rate Earphones review: a fitness wearable with good sound and accurate data

In a wearables world that pays more attention to prototypes, beta products and fleeting rumors, LG's marriage of fitness data and audio playback shows retail gear can actually deliver the goods.

jongos3front

Jongo S3 review: Wireless speaker is flexible but offers unimpressive sound

You can connect to Pure's Jongo S3 via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or wired connection but it offers so-so sound and weak multi-room play options.