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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Monoprice MBS-650

The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.

July 7, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 7, 2014

MSRP: $31.56

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Leave it to the French to kick the sound of desktop/computer speakers up a notch

Focal isn't just a high-end speaker company, they also design studio monitors, the Audiophiliac checks out their affordable Alpha 50 pro speakers.

By July 26, 2014

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Sony HT-XT1

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.

April 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating April 25, 2014
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ZTE Altair (Aio Wireless)

Consider Aio's ZTE Altair if you need an inexpensive QWERTY phone, but if you want a typical smartphone experience, shop around.

January 28, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2014

MSRP: $49.99

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Toshiba 58L5400

The L5400 is Toshiba's mainstream series with onboard wi-fi and a proprietary picture enhancement engine.

January 6, 2014

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Samsung HW-H600

Samsung joins Zvox and Bose with a flat sound bar designed to fit under your TV, rather than in front of it.

January 1, 2014

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Vizio S4221w-C4

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.

December 11, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating December 11, 2013
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Sony HT-ST7

The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.

September 3, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 3, 2013
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Apple iPod Touch (16GB)

CNET's Donald Bell looks at the value proposition of Apple's latest 16GB iPod Touch -- and doesn't like what he sees.

May 30, 2013

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Sony SRS-BTX500 Premium Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

A worthy peer to speakers by Bose and Jawbone, the Sony SRS-BTX500 is one of the best premium portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy.

April 26, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating April 26, 2013