CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.
The Micca MB42's classy, compact design makes it a top budget speaker when style counts, although Monoprice's MBS-650 sound better for even less.
The Lenovo A10's offerings are simple, but its smooth performance and solid speakers make it a compelling budget option.
Despite a lot of evidence to the contrary, great-sounding music is still being made.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
This tiny, top-rated portable speaker sells for as much as $50 elsewhere.
No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.
The travel-friendly X100 is one of the better micro wireless speakers, featuring decent sound for its size, an attractive design, and speakerphone capabilities.
How much is enough? 25, 50, 100 or more watts, or maybe a lot less; the Audiophiliac ponders the wattage question.
Nor much bigger than a hockey puck, the $50 X100 plays big and fits easily in a bag -- or even a pocket.