CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.
Most people aren't audiophiles and couldn't care less about sound quality. Are you one of them?
Sony's HT-XT1 sound stand is packed with features, looks sleek, and sounds great, making it a no-brainer upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers.
If you're looking for a beefier portable wireless speaker to take outdoors, the $300 Braven 855s can pound out the tunes and has good battery life.
A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.
With so many premium portable Bluetooth speakers offering good design, good audio and loud playback, companies have turned to unique functionality to stand out in the crowd.
Turning this exquisitely finished, solid aluminum knob is a downright sensual experience.
Focal isn't just a high-end speaker company, they also design studio monitors, the Audiophiliac checks out their affordable Alpha 50 pro speakers.
The Zvox SoundBase 670 is a well-built speaker base which is great at boosting the intelligibility of TV broadcasts and sadly not so great at playing music.
This compact Jack-of-all-trades also functions as a speakerphone and a receiver for non-Bluetooth devices like headphones and stereos.
This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.