Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Dayton Audio B652 speakers are the best-sounding stereo speakers you can buy for under $50.
The Sonos Sub provides an instant upgrade to your Sonos Play speaker system, but it's quite pricey.
The design of Altec Lansing's Mix iMT800 may not appeal to everyone, but its winning combination of good performance, lots of oomph, and portability makes it one of the best iPod speaker options out there.
The Klipsch Synergy Sub-12, the company's most affordable 12-inch subwoofer, sounds great on music and movies.
Klipsch's Synergy Sub-10 is powerful and musical, and that's not something you always find in midpriced subwoofers.
Peachtree Audio's Deepblue makes deeper bass and plays louder than any other Bluetooth speaker we can remember, although its rough-around-the-edges feel won't suit everyone.
Polk Audio's new Woodbourne speaker has a gorgeous mahogany wood top and supports both Bluetooth and AirPlay.
Though the Audyssey Audio Dock is on the expensive side, it's one of the better-sounding--and versatile--iPod/iPhone audio systems with built-in Bluetooth and speakerphone capabilities we've tested.
While its sound didn't blow us away, the iYiYi offers improved bass over the iSongBook and decent features in an attractively styled package.
With Qube, size doesn't matter. This ultraportable speaker from Matrix Audio packs a surprisingly big sound even though it's only about the size of a golf ball.