The Logitech mm50 Portable Speakers for iPod are useful and affordable--and they sound good, too.
Bass-addicted iPod-owners will dig the XtremeMac Tango, though the design may not appeal to all prospective buyers.
The Monster Beatbox may not deliver the most refined sonics, but if you're looking for big, aggressive sound from a small box, this is the one you want.
The Tailgater isn't for audiophiles, but it succeeds as a great all-purpose portable speaker system with a big sound and a rugged design.
While we think it's overpriced, the JBL On Air Wireless speaker dock is a great-sounding device with the luxury of Apple AirPlay built right in.
The great-sounding Klipsch iFi is the 800-pound gorilla of iPod speakers.
Despite some budget design traits, the iHome iH70 effectively combines PC speakers and an iPod speaker dock in one product--but you can get the nearly identical black version for half as much.
The Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin effectively combines substantial build quality and detailed sound--but you're still paying a hefty premium for the iPod speaker's stunning good looks.
Beyond its iPad compatibility, the iLuv iMM747 doesn't offer much in the face of similarly priced wired and wireless systems.
The Klipsch RoomGroove is a solid-sounding iPod speaker, but you'll need at least two of them to take advantage of the wireless transmission feature.
The Altec Lansing Octiv Mini is an ideal option for anyone seeking an affordable, minimalist iPhone speaker for the bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen.
The iHome iP1 may not sound great with all types of music, but this striking iPod/iPhone speaker system will appeal to listeners who gravitate toward pop, hip-hop, rock, and electronica.
If you're short on space, or you don't want a stereo system dominating your living room, the iPod Hi-Fi makes a compelling alternative to a full-blown separates system. It's loud, and it's clean-sounding. Fixed stereo speakers like these are always a compromise, but auditioning the Hi-Fi with acoustic tracks proves its mettle
The Altec Lansing Octiv 650 is one of best-sounding iPod/iPhone speaker docks in its price class, with a distinct, stylish look and component video output to boot.
If you're looking for a portable iPod speaker system/alarm clock that can also serve as a home-based system--and you don't need a radio--the iH27 may fit the bill.
While it's on the expensive side, JBL's OnBeat Xtreme is one of the best-sounding iPhone/iPad docks we've heard--and it has built-in Bluetooth and speakerphone capabilities.
The Harman/Kardon Go + Play is one of the best-sounding portable iPod speaker systems you can buy, but its high price and lack of compatibility with recent iPod models make it a limited recommendation.
Logitech's relatively inexpensive Pure-Fi Express Plus is a compact--and portable--iPod/iPhone speaker system with a built-in alarm clock that's fine for casual listening at home or on the road.