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Sonos Play:5 (2015 edition) review: It’s difficult to imagine a better-sounding networked speaker at this price

The king of multi-room audio retains its crown with this exceptional new flagship speaker.

Sexy Bluetooth headphones

The top 5 sexiest Bluetooth headphones for less than $300

These wireless headphones look as fabulous as they sound.

Polk Hinge Wireless

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones review: They sound better than they look

These retro-looking on-ear Bluetooth phones won’t float everyone’s style boat, but they’re comfortable and deliver solid sound.

Harman Kardon Soho Wireless

Harman Kardon Soho Wireless review: Good looks and light weight, but not the best sound

These sexy, super-portable lightweight headphones have excellent touch controls, but they’ll disappoint audio aficionados.

Plantronics BackBeat Pro

Plantronics BackBeat Pro review: The Bluetooth headphones look plain, but they deliver lots of extras

What these headphones lack in style they make up for in nifty features.

Samsung Level On Wireless

Samsung Level On Wireless review: These Bluetooth headphones deliver the comfort

You’d think they’d be heavier for all the features they deliver.

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless review: Great sound and super-long battery life

You’ll forget all about active noise cancellation when you hear the detailed audio these headphones produce.


Three alternatives to Beats Solo2 headphones

Beats headphones are popular, but if you're concerned about their sound quality, consider an alternative.

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers

Ruark Audio MR1 Bluetooth speaker system review: Wired or wireless, these little speakers will rock your world

USB audio support would be the icing on this delicious cake, but it sounds terrific even without it.

Phaz P2 headphones

Phaz P2 headphones review: These phone-charging headphones need work

These cans will charge your phone while you listen to music—sort of.


Mikme microphone promises studio quality sound in a tiny package

A portable, wireless mic records to your iPhone or iPad, designed for podcasting, interviews, and music.

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Monster SuperStar BackFloat review: Splish, splash, play your tunes in the bath

This waterproof speaker can not only withstand poolside splashes, it can float in the pool with you.

JBL Charge 2+ vs. Fugoo Sport

Great big sound from rugged little speakers: JBL Charge 2+ vs. Fugoo Sport

Weatherized enclosures don’t stop these versatile Bluetooth speakers from delivering surprisingly good musical performances.

Naim Audio Systems Mu-so

Naim Audio Mu-so wireless speaker review: Expensive? Very. Worth it? Oh yeah.

Exquisite design and impeccable audio performance justify this soundbar’s impressive price tag.


Roon review: This is must-have software for hardcore music fans

This could be best music server ever developed for a personal computer.