The Monster SoundStage S1 offers a huge, party-ready sound in a small box coupled with exhaustive connectivity, but subtle it is not.
The Klipsch Reference Premiere speakers and subwoofer deliver maximum home theater dynamics and power with ease, and sound great with music, too.
Denon now has a bouncing baby speaker in its lineup, the HEOS 1, which offers a bathroom-friendly design and the ability to upgrade to Bluetooth and battery-power.
The LG LAB540W SoundPlate packs Blu-ray and Smart TV functionality into an impossibly thin audio package, but you'll pay for the all-in-one convenience.
The Windows 8.1-powered laptop comes with a snap-on microscope lens as well as a temperature probe for use in science experiments.
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The Sonos Play:1 finally brings the company's wireless audio magic to the masses, in a fantastically designed compact speaker that's just $199/AU$299.
The Razer Ferox gaming speakers are supposed to amplify the sounds of your portable gaming, but despite their progressive design, we're dissatisfied with the audio quality even at midrange volumes. We recommend spending a little more on Creative's D100 cordless Bluetooth speaker to get your money's worth.
The Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 headphones are a great option for frequent fliers, thanks to their compact, lightweight design, noise cancellation functionality, and good overall sound quality.
The Sonos Play:5 shrinks the Sonos streaming music experience down to a compact single-speaker system with great sound, which you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone.
The IntelliTouch EOS Digital Wireless Multi-Room Audio System is a reasonable choice for wireless iPod audio--if you can get past the system's occasionally shoddy range performance and overall mediocre sound quality.
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