When it comes to choosing a bookshelf speaker, you're often forced to decide between one with a dock and one that supports Bluetooth.
Thankfully, you can have the best of both worlds. Today only, and while supplies last, Tech.woot has the refurbished XtremeMac Tango TRX Bluetooth speaker with 30-pin dock for $39.99, plus $5 for shipping. It originally sold for $179.99, and the best price I've seen elsewhere (for a new unit) is $99.
As you can see in the photo, the Tango TRX sports a dock that can accommodate nearly any iPhone, iPod, or even iPad (exceptions being late models with the Lightning connector). That not only gives you the best possible audio quality from your iDevice, but also charges its battery.
If, on the other hand, you don't have a dock-compatible phone or tablet (or simply don't feel like docking it), the speaker supports wireless music streaming via Bluetooth. Listen to your playlists, your Pandora, your movie audio, whatever. There's also a line-in jack if you want to connect an old-fangled audio source.
The Tango comes with a remote, but there's also a free Tango TRX app for iOS that gives you even more controls, including a five-band equalizer.
Because it's a refurb, it comes with a 90-day warranty. But I wouldn't let that stop me from grabbing this versatile, slick-looking speaker.
Bonus deal: Game time! (Lots of incredible game deals of late, no?) Gamersgate has the following today-only offer: EA's blistering FPS Battlefield 3 (PC) for $9.99. Price if purchased directly from EA: $39.99. The only hitch is you'll need an Origin account to activate the game.
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