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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.


Vizio S5451w-C2

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014

Vizio S4251w-B4

Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

May 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May 14, 2013

mStation 2.1 Tower Speaker System w/ iPod Dock

The mStation 2.1 Stereo Tower offers an alternative design befitting a home office or dorm, but it packs enough punch to rock a room many times that size.

March 27, 2008

3 stars Editors' rating March 27, 2008

Philips ShoqBox PSS110 Personal Surround System

Slow performance, a relative lack of storage, and uninspiring audio quality mar an otherwise clever idea.

May 27, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating May 27, 2005

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Boston Acoustics' ultrasmall SoundWare XS speakers star in minimalist 2.1 system

Boston Acoustics' minimalist 2.1 system will feature the incredibly small SoundWare XS speakers and integrated amplification.

By January 12, 2012


Poll: Who needs home theater surround speakers?

It's a given that most home theater buyers own 5.1 or 7.1 channel receivers, but do they actually hook up five, six, or seven speakers, and a subwoofer?

By June 5, 2011


JVC NX-BD3: Blu-ray player with 2.1 speaker system

JVC might have taken its sweet time getting a Blu-ray player on the market, but it's finally managed to produce something that looks sleek and has some great features

By August 14, 2008


Sony BDP-S360 and surround-sound friends: It's a Blu-ray player, innit

The Sony BDP-S360 connects to the Internet for pointless extras, but it also plays Blu-rays and is aided in that noble endeavour by the HT-SS360 and HT-FS3 surround-sound systems

By April 21, 2009


LG HT762TZ: DVD upscaler, 5.1 surround and boozy speakers

The system adds upscaling to 1080p and a much sleeker design than previous models.

By May 22, 2008


LG HT762TZ: DVD upscaler, 5.1 surround and boozy speakers

LG does corking home cinema systems, and its latest is a real fizzer -- the HT762TZ is a 1080p upscaling 5.1 system with terribly stylish Champagne-flute speakers

By May 22, 2008