We've selected five standout products that represent some of the best values in the home audio arena
Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
Sony announced three new wireless speakers at CES 2014, touting support for just about every wireless feature there is.
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Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.
The Libratone Zipp is one of the best-sounding and best-looking portable wireless speakers out there, but its high price and Wi-Fi limitations give us pause.
Play-Fi is the newest home streaming standard and could give Sonos and AirPlay a run for their money, promising wider manufacturer support and hi-res playback.
The Philips BT3500 may not excel in any one area, but its slim design is appealing and it delivers decent performance for an affordable price.
The Philips BT2500's slim design and budget price make it an appealing, travel-friendly mini Bluetooth speaker.
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The pricey Libratone Zipp offers a new way to stream music via AirPlay. Design and sound quality are great, but there are some notable caveats.
The AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1 is one of the better "generic" mini wireless Bluetooth speakers and a good value at $60.
It may not sound quite good as some $200 competitors, but the JBL Pulse's integrated light show adds a flashy new dimension to the listening experience that makes it a worthy contender in a crowded market.