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Its sound won't blow you away, but the Eton Soulra is a durable and compact portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.
Though they're not cheap, the Audioengine 2 speakers are an ideal combination of compact size and good looks, delivering great sound for their size.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a pair of powered stereo speakers at this price point that sounds better--and offer more flexibility--than the Audioengine 5s.
The Mint Studio Speaker System combines a great-sounding iPod speaker dock with the ability to wirelessly stream audio from any PC or Mac to up to three speaker docks.
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Though the Sony PRS-500 Portable Reader System is an impressive platform for reading e-books and other documents, the price and availability of compatible "books" makes it a tougher sell.
JBL's On Air Control 2.4G requires an annoying amount of wires and has limited compatibility with surround receivers, but its impressive sound quality surpasses that of previous wireless solutions.
If you're looking for a decent speaker system to accompany your Walkman phone, there are few better options than the Sony Ericsson HDS-70 home audio system. Although its bulk limits its portability, it offers great sound quality and attractive features.
Although some people will love its design and simplicity, the Bose Acoustic Wave Music System II doesn't offer the sound quality or features of its competitors--and it's way more expensive.
The CarCheckup System lets you monitor data about your car, but does not offer much in the way of tools with which to process the numbers and really understand how your car is performing.
With its lightweight frame and useful features, the Slive-88 is a good product to have on hand when the lights go out unexpectedly.