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.
This portable lithium ion battery packs enough juice to start a car with a dead battery or charge a smartphone five times over.
Up for preorder on Kickstarter right now (though only for the US), a smaller version of 3 Squares' Tim3 Machin3 multi-cooker promises settings for rice, yogurt, quinoa, oatmeal, steam-cook and slow-cook.
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.
The Lumen Mini is a bluetooth-enabled mood light that's coming to Kickstarter later this month.
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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.