The Echo Spot is a fine for what it is, but Amazon still hasn't done enough to convince us that Alexa needs a touchscreen at all.
The Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 are the supercharged sportscars of the high-end speaker world, combining whiplash-inducing looks, cutting edge technology and exquisite performance.
If you're looking for a higher-end sound bar with excellent movie sound, advanced streaming features and full control of dialogue intelligibility, then the Polk Omni SB1 fits the bill well.
The Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos sound bar may be expensive, but it offers excellent sound quality and decent flexibility.
For a budget-priced sound bar system, the Polk Signa S1 sounds a lot bigger than it really is.
The ELAC Debut B6 bookshelf speakers offer stellar, best-in-class sound quality that no other speakers can match at this low price.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 projects a huge sound field -- no other sound bar can produce as immersive an experience -- but it can sound thin, and dynamic punch is limited.
The Emotiva Airmotiv T1's dynamic sound will appeal to audiophiles on a budget who are hankering for a big-speaker sound for music and home-theater systems.
The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro sound bar offers a good mix of features, including dedicated surround speakers and 4K HDMI compatibility, and gives a hearty performance.
The KEF Q350 bookshelf speaker looks exquisite, and sounds bigger and more expensive than it really is.
The Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 is a sweet little Bluetooth speaker than delivers better sound than you'd think.
The Bose SoundTouch 30 keeps a good pace for both price and feature count with mostly excellent sound quality, particularly at moderate volumes.
The Roku TV Wireless Speakers are a painless, instant upgrade to Roku TVs -- and only Roku TVs -- but a sound bar delivers better bass for movie bombast.
The next generation of Ultimate Ears' popular Bluetooth speaker is here. Find out what makes it better than the Boom 2.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
The Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR is, hands down, the very best-sounding bookshelf/surround speaker we've heard in its price class.
If you're looking to build a multiroom audio system based on Chromecast, you really should consider putting at least one JBL Playlist in there.
The Playbase adds excellent home theater and music sound to Sonos' superb multiroom music system. Just make sure your TV fits.