CNET editors' favorite speakers.
The Jawbone Big Jambox doesn't quite measure up to the Bose SoundLink Wireless Mobile and it carries a premium price tag, but it's an impressively designed product that offers strong performance and speakerphone capabilities.
While you'll pay a premium for it, the Jawbone Mini Jambox is the best-sounding and best-designed micro wireless speaker.
Available as a free download via Jawbone's MyTalk, the update adds new features and performance improvements, including better battery life.
While it doesn't sound as good as its more expensive rivals, the Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz XL is the best big Bluetooth speaker you can get for under $100.
When Jawbone upgraded the firmware on the Jambox, its snazzy, compact Bluetooth speaker, it was supposed to improve the sound. For many people, however, it didn't. Read this cautionary tale.
The Jambox is the most stylish portable speaker we've seen, with features and sound quality you won't find in comparable compact designs.
Cambridge SoundWorks adds to its line of value wireless Bluetooth speakers with the larger OontZ XL, which sounds better than competing $100 models.
The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.
If having a screen isn't a priority, the Jawbone Up24's superb app, clever advice, and comfy fit are hard to resist.
Jawbone pushes out a free software upgrade for its Jambox Bluetooth portable speaker, allowing listeners to enjoy a more expansive stereo audio effect the company calls LiveAudio.