Enjoy the music, videos, games and apps on your smartphone or tablet with better sound. Just stream wirelessly to a Bluetooth speaker system at home, or on-the-go.
Want to share music from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod? Here are tips on how to choose the best powered speaker system for your needs.
Bluetooth adds another dimension to powered studio monitor speakers, giving you some fun new ways to use them. With Bluetooth, you can keep your monitors connected to your mixer or audio interface for recording purposes, while at the same time listening to music or audio from other devices.
Wonder what the differences are between Bluetooth and Apple Airplay? The Crutchfield Labs takes a look at the basics in this animated explainer video.
There's music inside your smartphone, waiting to get out. Here are ten ways you can share it with friends and family, and have it sound great in the process.
Many new vehicles incorporate climate controls and other features into their factory radios, making it difficult to install a new stereo. Car stereo manufacturers have responded with a variety of products for upgrading your factory radio. Don't want to replace your radio? Charlie Pastorfield reviews some of your options.
The compact Samsung Shape wireless speakers let you enjoy your music many different ways. By themselves, the Shape speakers make a great system for your den or office. You can stream music to them from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tablet. With multiple Shape speakers and the Samsung Shape WAM250 Wireless Audio Hub, you can easily create a wireless multi-room audio system.
The BOOM Urchin Bluetooth portable speaker is water- and shock-resistant "ready for anything." And it delivers some full-bodied sound, too.
The Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth speakers have a sophisticated styling and rich, warm sound to match.
Braven says the BRV-X is the "world's best outdoor speaker." We took it on a camping trip to see if that's true.
The JBL Charge is a high-quality Bluetooth speaker system and backup battery rolled into one. Its delivers up to 12 hours of continuous music playback, or you can use some of that power to recharge your smartphone or other compatible portable device.
There are two essential things you need to know about the Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker. First, it's small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. And second, it sounds way, way fuller than it looks.
We sample the Bose® SoundLink® Bluetooth® wireless portable speaker in the labs and at home and like what we hear.
Crutchfield A/V writer Ralph Graves takes a trip to the Crutchfield Labs to explain the basics of Bluetooth wireless speakers. These home or portable speakers offer a great way to enjoy the media...
Polk's Woodbourne wireless speaker features elegant looks, wireless convenience, and powerful sound. The Woodbourne's sealed speaker enclosure is crafted from acoustically inert materials, and is gently curved for superior rigidity and better sound projection.
Marty C. from Macon, GA competes in deep-sea fishing competitions, so he knows a good cooler when he sees one. He read our article on upgrading a cooler with a sound system and was inspired to create one of his own. It's bigger in every way.
Ford's long-running Crown Victoria (and its cousin, the Mercury Grand Marquis) isn't just a big car; it's a big part of our shared culture. They really don't make 'em like this anymore, and with some upgraded audio gear, you can make your car a great place to enjoy music in comfort and style.
Crutchfield Writing Team
Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing car stereo equipment.
Life's just a lot more fun when you have a cooler full of food and beverages. But did you ever wonder how much more fun it could be if you had a cooler that was also a powerful digital media sound system? We did, so we built one. And, as we suspected, it's really, really awesome.