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CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Energy Power Bar sounds better than most sound bars when playing music, but there are better overall sound bars available for less money.
The Mobee Magic Bar is a great way to add easy, (mostly) cordless recharging to your Apple Wireless Keyboard or Magic Trackpad.
The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
Sony's HT-XT1 sound stand is packed with features, looks sleek, and sounds great, making it a no-brainer upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers.
The new Jawbone Up is comfortable and durable, but limited support means this gadget won't make sense for many phone users.
Vizio introduced its first-ever pedestal-style sound bar at CES 2014, looking to compete with similar models from Bose and Zvox.
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The Vizio S4221w-C4 is an excellent budget sound bar, with great sound quality, an excellent remote, and built-in Bluetooth, but its design won't work in every setup.
The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations.
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