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.
The Apple iPad is the first affordable tablet computer worth owning, but it won't (yet) replace your laptop.
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 Philips BT2500's slim design and budget price make it an appealing, travel-friendly mini Bluetooth speaker.
Could this portable, non-electric slow cooker be the smartest appliance of all?
The Belkin iPad Mini Keyboard Case is one of the better keyboard cases currently available for the Mini -- but it does have its shortcomings.
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.
Functionally, the iPad Air is nearly identical to last year’s model, offering only faster performance and better video chatting. But factor in design and aesthetics, and the iPad Air is on another planet. It’s the best full-size consumer tablet on the market.
Although its battery life remains a weak point and its price has gone up a bit, the Flip 2 is an improvement over the original Flip and one of the best mini portable Bluetooth speakers available.
While it doesn't beat the sound of some competing speakers in its $200 price class, the Klipsch Gig gets a lot of things right, offering a strong design and feature set along with comparatively deep bass for a speaker its size.