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Onkyo HTIB

Onkyo HT-S7700 review: An easy-to-set-up home theater in a box with Dolby Atmos

This home theater in a box includes just about every modern feature you could want in a budget-priced system.

yamaha HTIB

Yamaha YHT-5920UBL review: If streaming audio is your focus, this home theater in a box has you covered

This well-priced product will sound better than your HDTV’s built-in speakers, but it's certainly not a high-end system.

orb speakers denon receiver

Orb Audio Complete Home Theater System review: A pint-sized, upgradeable music and home-theater marvel

Astonishingly good sound for the price, even though the A/V receiver is a bare-bones model.

bebox front

Mohu BeBox review: An epic mashup of Bluetooth boombox and Android tablet

From the sound of it, Mohu is about to shake up portable entertainment in the same fashion that it has the TV-antenna market.

ultimate ears boom 2 cherrybomb

Ultimate Ears Boom 2 review: Gesture-friendly, waterproof, and still awesome

A stylish, waterproof Bluetooth speaker that can be used with two devices at the same time, and controlled using gestures.

The best high-tech music gadgets for the holidays

Technology is making it easier than ever to create and enjoy music. Here's some of our favorite hi-tech gear designed for artists, music lovers, and anyone in between.

Devialet Phantom

Devialet Phantom review: Forget everything you thought you knew about speaker technology

This eccentric, powered loudspeaker delivers an unforgettable sonic performance.

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless review: The Brits have done it again

It’s one of the best single-cabinet stereo speakers in the world, and you no longer need to be an Apple user to enjoy it.

Big Bluetooth speakers

Big, Bigger, Beastly: We road-test three large portable Bluetooth speakers

It’s the golden age of Bluetooth speakers, so we set out to find who makes the better bigger box.

Sound Blaster Roar 2

Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 review: Truly the Leatherman of portable Bluetooth speakers

This small speaker delivers an excellent audio performance, and its expansive feature set is off the hook for the price.

Big Jambox

Jawbone Big Jambox review: Bigger, better, jammier than the original

Striking design, excellent musical performance, and a strong value all the way around.

JBL Xtreme

JBL Xtreme review: Enough boom to fill a very big room

This barrel-bomb of a speaker delivers a little too much of a good thing.

Speaker/lights

LED lights that play music: Great idea or practical joke? We review four connected lighting/speaker combos

Combining a speaker with a light bulb isn’t as nutty as you might think, but not every manufacturer does it well.

Archt One speaker

Archt One all-in-one speaker review: Call it the anti-stereo

This versatile speaker can play music from just about any source, but it won’t produce stereo from any of them.

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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.