CNET editors' favorite speakers.
While they'll cost you $50 more, Audioengine A2+ multimedia speakers improve on an already great product (the A2) with slightly better sound when hooked up to your computer via a new USB connection.
While they may not be a bargain at $250, the Audyssey Wireless Speakers deliver a combination of excellent sound quality and stylish looks.
Logitech's well-designed Z600 wireless Bluetooth speakers deliver true stereo separation and good sound -- so long as you don't crank the volume too much.
The $200 UE Boom is a versatile and durable wireless Bluetooth speaker that plays loud and is great for on-the-go use.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
The entry-level Panasonic X5's color problems make it the worst choice among the year's cheap plasmas.
The Creative D100 speaker plays music wirelessly from your Bluetooth-compatible music player with impressive low-end range from its dual 3-inch drivers, making it a worthwhile addition to your next outdoor get-together. And although it doesn't have a remote control or speakerphone functionality, the price is right for this portable speaker and it earns our recommendation.
The BT3500 delivers decent enough sound for an affordable price.
The $50 BT2500 is ultraportable and sounds comparatively decent
Because of its accidental-damage coverage plan, the Cellhelmet iPhone case has a steep price. But if you prefer peace of mind from damage over price and aesthetics, it's worth considering.