CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
With comparably good sound for its size and the addition of speakerphone features, the Sony SRS-X3 mini Bluetooth speaker measures up well against the pricier Bose SoundLink Mini.
The Bose SoundTouch Controller is a $99 wall-mountable remote for Bose's wireless audio systems -- but it can control only one unit at a time.
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While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.
Available today, the BackBeat Pro features Advanced Bluetooth, active noise cancellation, and 24-hour battery life.
If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 speaker stand is a decent buy.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
The Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder is a versatile and compact portable Bluetooth speaker that also converts into a stand for just about any tablet -- but it's priced a little high for its sound quality.
With real wireless stereo, the Qmadix Iharmonix Q-i-sound lets you cut the cord, but for a high price and with a less-than-desirable design.
The Bowers & Wilkins CM1 S2 speakers look great and sound terrific, but they aren't the best choice for rockers.
With high bitrate movie recording and the same sensor and autofocus system as the A6000, Sony's $700 Alpha A5100 interchangeable-lens camera kit seems pretty interesting on paper.