We like the new and improved version of Altec Lansing's portable single speaker, the Orbit MP3, better than the previous model--but it costs a bit more.
CNET has just posted a review of Altec Lansing's travel-friendly portable iPod speaker, the Orbit MP3 iM237.
The Altec Lansing Orbit MP3 iM237 is a battery-powered portable iPod speaker that may not have the biggest sound, but has better quality than you might expect from such a small speaker.
The Altec Lansing Orbit MP3 iM227 is a small travel speaker powered by AAA batteries.
Except for the inclusion of a 2.5mm adapter for mobile phones, the Altec Lansing Orbit M iMT237 is basically identical to the Orbit MP3 iM237.
iHome's iHM77 portable speakers get high marks for design, but they don't exactly shine in the sound quality department.
Altec Lansing has redesigned its budget portable iPod speaker, the Orbit, and christened it the Orbit MP3 iM237.