The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.
CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Boston SoundWare XS 5.1 is an exceptionally compact system and sounds great for its size--although larger systems sound even better.
Vizio has announced its 2015 line of audio devices, including sound bases and sound bars with an improved industrial design, and the least expensive one probably costs less than your headphones.
This highly rated subwoofer-'n'-satellites setup includes NFC for quick pairing with compatible devices.
The Audiophiliac auditions the Spendor S3/5R2 speakers and Naim Uniti 2 CD player/amplifier.
Vizio has announced its 2015 range of audio devices, starting at just $80. These include soundbases and soundbars with improved industrial design.
Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.
Pioneer's new Elite-branded speaker system was designed by Andrew Jones and features top-mounted drivers.
The venerable Lepai LP-2020A+ amplifier paired with the new Dayton Audio B452 bookshelf speakers are a winning combination, says the Audiophiliac.
Though designed with PCs in mind, these snazzy speakers (reg. $50) can also provide an audio boost to another important appliance.