CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Energy Power Bar sounds better than most sound bars when playing music, but there are better overall sound bars available for less money.
The Mobee Magic Bar is a great way to add easy, (mostly) cordless recharging to your Apple Wireless Keyboard or Magic Trackpad.
Vizio introduced its first-ever pedestal-style sound bar at CES 2014, looking to compete with similar models from Bose and Zvox.
Samsung joins Zvox and Bose with a flat sound bar designed to fit under your TV, rather than in front of it.
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The Vizio S4221w-C4 is an excellent budget sound bar, with great sound quality, an excellent remote, and built-in Bluetooth, but its design won't work in every setup.
The 54-inch Vizio S5430W-C2 is designed to accompany larger televisions and features Bluetooth with aptX support.
Samsung's HW-H7500 is the "first sound bar built with a curved form factor" and is designed to complement the company's range of 55- and 65-inch curved TVs.
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Vizio's new sound bars match up perfectly with 42- and 32-inch TVs, while also offering built-in Bluetooth and some very aggressive prices.
The Samsung HT-BD8200 packs a Blu-ray player into a sound bar for unparalleled simplicity, but disappointing sound quality and operational glitches limit its appeal.