The Zvox AV357 will make your TV sound better than ever, even it's not the last word in affordability or features.
The iLuv iSP245 Mo'Beats Bluetooth mobile speaker stand boosts the volume of your iPad audio, but it doesn't sound as good as it looks.
An extremely likeable iPod system, with a superb build and great sound quality considering the price. It's ideal for students and wouldn't be out of place in a bedroom. It's no hi-fi alternative, but for £100 it's very good indeed
The Sony SRS-M50 Portable Speakers feature clear audio quality, good stereo separation, and a compact, travel-friendly design. They're a great option for the hotel room or office.
It may not be the most compact portable speaker on the block, but the Logitech Pure-Fi Anywhere offers useful extras and great sound for an affordable price.
The Panasonic SC-MC07 is cool-looking portable Bluetooth speaker, but there are competing products at this price point that sound slightly better and offer better features, including a built-in rechargeable battery.
If you don't mind the clip-on design, the superaffordable Logitech Tablet Speaker actually sounds decent enough and offers compatibility with multiple devices thanks to its simple and flexible design.
The Delphi Premium Sound System is a nicely flexible portable boom box that will satisfy XM satellite radio owners with a hankering for bass.
Its sound won't blow you away, but the Eton Soulra is a durable and compact portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.
If you're looking for a straight-forward portable speaker with a useful, understated design and solid sound, the Altec Lansing InMotion is a good choice.
The Vestalife Butterfly is an appropriate choice for iPod-toting tweens of the girlie persuasion, but anyone with an ear for sound should steer clear.
The Bose VideoWave is a TV with a built-in sound-bar that places the emphasis on convincing, quality surround sound and deep, subwoofer-like bass.
The NSP1II will appeal to home-theater fans rather than music-oriented listeners.
The FireBall E-40 is one of the better DARs we've tested, but its $2,000 list price leaves us cold.
The Kensington SX 3000R speakers would make a decent addition to any iPod owner's kitchen or bedroom, but the frustrating radio integration makes it a poor choice for FM-seekers.
The Logitech Pure-Fi Mobile works well as a highly-portable wireless sound system for Bluetooth mobile phones. However, its sound quality is compromised by the small size of its speakers, so those after an audio system with pristine sonics should look elsewhere
While it may not blow you away with its sound quality, the Eton Soulra XL is a sturdy and attractive portable iPod/iPhone audio system that offers a built-in rechargeable battery and solar charging.
If you're into its retro sci-fi looks, the FM-enabled Rain Design iWoofer speaker system makes a useful desktop companion for your iPod.