CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
Harman Kardon announced two new sound bars, one of which is the 1.25-inch thick Sabre SB35, which includes built-in Bluetooth and three HDMI inputs.
The Boston Acoustics TVee sound bars offer a sonic upgrade to flat-panel televisions and can be wall mounted.
The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
At around $26 online, JVC's HA-S400 Nanotubes are among the better on-ear headphones for the money.
The Onkyo LS-T10 sound stand feels well-built and sounds good with movies, but its lousy music performance makes it tough to recommend.
While it's priced about $50 too high, the Deck by Sol Republic is an appealing portable wireless speaker that delivers decent sound, a good feature set, and superb wireless range.
The Teac A-H01 integrated amplifier delivers big sound in a compact body, but a few design missteps limit its appeal.
Yamaha's RX-V475 is a great-sounding 5.1 receiver and a good value, although competitors offer better features and design.
Despite a novel construction and scuff-proof exterior, the LG G Flex's doesn't flex enough muscle against the Samsung Galaxy Round or the Note 3.