Bose SoundLink Mini II remains one the few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.
Great speakers come in all shapes and sizes. We've rounded up our favorite picks from sound bars, wireless speakers, and even full surround sound systems in this master list of speaker types, so your audio system get get as big or small as you want.
The Philips Shoqbox Mini Bluetooth speaker earns high marks for its rugged design, dual-firing driver, and an impressive ability to reach loud volumes without distortion.
While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.
The Harman Kardon Esquire Mini is a great-looking micro Bluetooth speaker that works quite well as a speakerphone, but is bass-challenged, so it isn't much of a music speaker.
Aleph Objects' new $1,350 LulzBot Mini 3D Printer promises to print fast, be easy to use and support all different types of filaments.
X-mini's first non-capsule speaker is a pretty good effort, but it's a little too pricey when compared to the Creative Sound Blaster Roar, which also has an active subwoofer.
One of 2013's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.
The Lumen Mini is a bluetooth-enabled mood light that's coming to Kickstarter later this month.
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Smaller and less expensive than a Mac Mini, the HP Pavilion Mini focuses on big storage over fast performance.
If you've been hoping for a fully-fledged flagship phone with all the bells and whistles of the the other elite mobiles just in a more compact size, prepare to be disappointed. The Galaxy S5 Mini matches the regular S5 in name and looks, but not in specs. If you're after a comfortable to use phone with the Samsung name and enough power for everyday use, it'll suit well. For a true compact flagship, look towards Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact.