Articles & Videos: Portable Bluetooth Speakers

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.

RIVA Turbo X review
by David Brown

How does this Bluetooth speaker measure up? One of our writers took it home to find out.

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...

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.

Bowers & Wilkins is known for making compact speakers with big, clear sound. Does their first portable Bluetooth® speaker live up to their stellar reputation? I took it home to find out.

Portable Bluetooth speakers are today's boomboxes. But unlike the large, boxy boomboxes from the past, these flashy new models feature modern updates like Bluetooth streaming, sleek design, and built-in rechargeable batteries. Some models can even get wet, so they're great for the beach or pool.

There's nowhere you can't take the Soundcast Melody portable Bluetooth speaker. It sports a weather-resistant design, a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 20 hours, and even a built-in handle. Four drivers project sound in all directions at once, so it'll find itself at the center of any gathering.