Although it's fairly pricey, the House of Marley Bag of Rhythm is a quality portable boom box that throws out a lot of sound for its size.
At $99.99 with a Verizon two-year contract, the Motorola Droid Mini is compact, affordable, and very capable.
For $149.99, the LG Motion 4G on MetroPCS packs lots of quality features into its small frame.
Most very small speakers are bass-challenged, and then there are the Audyssey Lower East Side Media Speakers. They rock!
With Windows 8 now on a clearer path to release, expect the big device makers to try to crash the raucous Apple party with Microsoft leading the way. And who knows? Microsoft may even steer buyers away from a next-generation 9-inch Kindle Fire.
Acer's chairman sees Windows 8 offering up a stronger challenge to Apple and reviving the Windows PC hardware camp, which is currently seeing tepid growth.
"Just owning the first (Web) experience is worth about 100 million new users a year," Mozilla's Asa Dotzler says in reference to IE's status amid immense Web growth.
A prototype Apple iPhone 4G squeezes in an iPad-class processor, according to an iFixit report based on a device teardown featured on a Vietnamese Web site.