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The UE MEGABOOM portable Bluetooth speaker lets you bring your tunes anywhere. It's even waterproof so you can take it camping, or to the pool or the beach. You can stream tunes wirelessly from your phone or tablet, and with the free UE MEGABOOM app you can stream to two speakers at once for nearly double the volume.

Nyne Aqua review
by Jeff Miller

I wanted to check out how tough this portable speaker is. So I took it places I wouldn't dare take most electronics.

Our new in-house Labs will help us dig even deeper into the equipment we sell. From acoustically optimized listening rooms to advanced test benches, we'll bring you meaningful measurements along with real-world impressions from our savvy experts.

Steve, Crutchfield A/V Editor, gives us a tour of the Crutchfield Labs. He talks about why we built the Labs and how they can help us find you the right gear.

Klipsch has a sterling reputation when it comes to speakers. How'd they do with this compact powered Bluetooth speaker? Our writer took on home to find out.

JBL gives you big, loud portable sound with the Xtreme Bluetooth speaker. It's got big bass, long battery life, and a rugged design that ensures that no matter where you go, your music will follow.

How much of an improvement is the redesigned flagship Sonos speaker over the original version? Our writer spent some time with both to find out.

When I received a pair of Sennheiser HD 800 headphones to try out, I knew right from the outset this would be a different kind of listening experience. How many other headphones come packaged...

DAC buying guide
by Dave Bar

Learn how to find the best outboard digital-to-analog converter for your home or portable audio applications.

Home speakers glossary
by Loren Barstow

Learn about the features and technical specifications you'll find in today's speakers.

Ralph Graves tries out the Bose SoundDock powered speaker system designed for the iPod, and finds it as simple to operate as the player itself.

Apple Airplay® is a feature of Apple’s iTunes® program (version 10 or later). It’s a way to wirelessly stream content from an Apple portable (iPhone®, iPod...