CNET editors' favorite speakers.
The Logitech Z50 is about as no-frills as you get for a multimedia speaker, but at $20 it's not a bad deal for the sound it delivers.
Logitech's well-designed Z600 wireless Bluetooth speakers deliver true stereo separation and good sound -- so long as you don't crank the volume too much.
The Logitech QuickCam Pro for Notebooks provides unmatched image quality, but its design could be improved. While the clear, bright video output will amaze, the constant readjusting of the camera atop your laptop will annoy.
While they'll cost you $50 more, Audioengine A2+ multimedia speakers improve on an already great product (the A2) with slightly better sound when hooked up to your computer via a new USB connection.
With a spacious touch pad, a satisfying typing experience, and impressive battery life, the Logitech TK820 is well recommended if you're looking to add an external input device to a Windows 8 desktop without a touch screen.
Logitech has a new set of USB PC speakers, the Z5s, which come with a remote control and are being marketed toward laptop owners.
The Logitech Z50 is about as no-frills as you'll get for a multimedia speaker, but at $20 it's not a bad deal for the sound it delivers.
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.
It's about as no frills as you get for a multimedia speaker, but at $20 the Z50's not a bad deal for the sound it delivers.
Priced at 169 Euros, the new Acer Liquid Z5 strives to bring advanced yet affordable Android capabilities to Europe and Asia.