CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.
Commentary: Sonos has done a great job of keeping competition at bay over the years, but a new industry initiative promises to crank up the volume on multiroom audio.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
Despite a lot of evidence to the contrary, great-sounding music is still being made.
The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
While it's fairly expensive at $200, the Bose SoundLink Mini is one of few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.
The Boston Acoustics TVee One natural-sounding upgrade to your current TV's sound that costs considerably less than its competitors.
The Audiophiliac give the lowdown on the stupendous JL Audio E-Sub e110.
The Philips HTL5120's distinctive design, low price, and immersive sound make it a tempting budget sound bar pick, although its sound quality isn't a good match for purists.