We understand buying the JBL On Stage for its unique look and its use as a charging dock, but there are options with better sound available.
We understand buying the JBL On Stage for its unique look, but there are better-sounding options available.
If you can look past its so-so sound quality on music, the impressively flexible design of the Altec Lansing Octiv Stage MP450 turns your iPad into a video monitor for bedside or kitchen viewing.
A full $50 cheaper than the Bose SoundDock, the JBL On Stage 400P offers a solid alternative for iPod owners who want clear audio and present bass from a reasonably compact speaker.
Dell has revamped its rotating Duo laptop concept into the much-improved XPS 12, but like most convertibles, it makes a better laptop than tablet.
The new Sony Xperia T promises a 13-megapixel camera, a media player, and NFC for wireless music transfers. And, yes, it makes calls, too.
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The JBL On Stage IIIP is a solid portable- and desktop-speaker option for iPhone users who want a compact unit that will work with a wide variety of audio devices.
The JBL On Stage Micro is a good option for iPod owners who want a cute, and compact, portable speaker that matches the player.
Sony's pricey, stylish Xperia S is packed with multimedia tricks but is undone by a slow processor and lackluster display.
iPod owners who are looking for a basic speaker they can use around the house should consider the JBL On Stage 200iD, a good-sounding option with a futuristic look and a remote control.