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CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
While they'll cost you $50 more, Audioengine A2+ multimedia speakers improve on an already great product (the A2) with slightly better sound when hooked up to your computer via a new USB connection.
The Lenovo A10's offerings are simple, but its smooth performance and solid speakers make it a compelling budget option.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.
This aluminum-topped portable speaker can be mounted on a wall and delivers decent sound for its $50 price tag -- though it's lacking in bass.
We found a lot to like about the B&W MM-1 multimedia speakers, but their $500 price tag gives us pause.
The TDK Life on Record Trek Max A34 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker delivers very good sound for its size and affordable price, and it's well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.
Due out soon, JBL's $60 Pebbles offer a unique take on media speakers with a circular, snail-like design.
It's the wood that makes it good, or at least better-sounding than plastic or metal housings, according to audiophiles.
While the SRS-X7 can't beat the performance of competitors like the Bose SoundLink III, it's a nice portable wireless speaker that offers the flexibility of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.