CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
Sony announced three new wireless speakers at CES 2014, touting support for just about every wireless feature there is.
The Loop isn't cheap at $499.95, but it's got a slick, modern design and streams audio from a variety of devices.
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The attractively designed $400 Bowers & Wilkins Z2 wireless speaker sounds pretty good and has a built-in Lightning dock, but it doesn't quite stand out enough in a crowded market.
Google Play Music doesn't support AirPlay or products like the Apple TV out of the box, but a company called DoubleTwist has found a way around that obstacle.
The Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 is a big, well-designed wireless speaker that supports Bluetooth, AirPlay, and Internet radio, but its sound quality doesn't live up to its lofty high price.
This new Mac app lets you create local copies as songs stream by on iTunes Radio.
On some Mac systems, you can fix choppy AirPlay video by disabling Bluetooth. And if that's not an option, there's another possible fix.
You plug it into a wall socket within the range of an existing Wi-Fi network to help extend its range.
LG announced six total portal and docking speaker systems, with the high-end models supporting nearly every wireless audio standard there is.
The Yamaha RX-V573 is a serviceable 7.1 AV receiver, but with only four HDMI inputs, competing models offer a better value.