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There’s plenty of value in this battery-powered speaker, which includes both Chromecast and Bluetooth tech, but its audio performance fails to excite.
The bass response, dynamics, and musical reproduction these headphones produce will make you want to leave your Bluetooth headphones behind.
The AK70 is one of the first hi-res audio players on the market to support aptX HD hi-res music streaming over Bluetooth, but its lack of MQA support has us scratching our heads.
This powerful amplifier with ARC room correction will fix your room's acoustic problems while streaming hi-res music.
The sound that emerges from this small, rugged speaker defies expectations.
The Fi50 sounds more like a bookshelf speaker than a one that sits on a table top. We dig its frequency range, but it's not the best speaker in its price range.
B&W knows how to celebrate. The British audio company is marking its 50th anniversary with a set of to-die-for cans.
It's light on features and portability costs extra, but Bose fans will find plenty to like in this small speaker.
This is easily the best-sounding wireless speaker we've heard that's priced less than $300.
This mobile USB audio device can decode just about any hi-res audio file you send it, including quad-rate DSD.
This stylish $80 outdoor Bluetooth speaker features easy pairing via NFC. For being small, it produces a good amount of bass, but as with many water-resistant speakers, the upper mids and highs are muddled.
This thoroughly weatherized speaker will knock you out with its big sound and awesome feature set.
B&W has produced one of the best-sounding wireless headphones you can buy for less than $500.
The 'wire-free' claim is a wee bit overblown, but that doesn't mean this system isn't a good value.