Portable Bluetooth Speakers: Articles & Videos

Bluetooth® speaker buying guide

Bluetooth® speaker buying guide

by Ralph Graves

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.

 
Choosing speakers for your iPhone and iPad

Choosing speakers for your iPhone and iPad

by Ralph Graves

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.

 
Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

Spotify® vs. Beats Music™

by Jeff Miller

A comparison of two of the most popular streaming music services.

 
Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth powered speaker system review

Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth powered speaker system review

by Ralph Graves

The Polk Audio Hampden Bluetooth speakers have a sophisticated styling and rich, warm sound to match.

 
Braven BRV-X water-resistant portable Bluetooth® speaker review

Braven BRV-X water-resistant portable Bluetooth® speaker review

by Jeff Miller

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.

 
Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder

Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder

by David Brown

Definitive Technology has come up with a clever combination of Bluetooth speaker and stand for tablets that does for your iPad what a sound bar does for your HDTV.

 
BOOM Urchin Bluetooth® Portable Speaker

BOOM Urchin Bluetooth® Portable Speaker

by Ralph Graves

The BOOM Urchin Bluetooth portable speaker is water- and shock-resistant — "ready for anything." And it delivers some full-bodied sound, too.

 
Klipsch® Music Center  KMC-3 Review

Klipsch® Music Center KMC-3 Review

by Woody Sherman

We audition the Klipsch® Music Center KMC-3 and find out it can really fill a room — or an outdoor gathering.

 
Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker review

Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker review

by Woody Sherman

We sample the Bose® SoundLink® Bluetooth® wireless portable speaker in the labs and at home and like what we hear.

 
Video: Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker

Video: Bose® SoundLink® Mini Bluetooth® speaker

by Woody Sherman

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.

 
Video: JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth® Speaker and Backup Battery

Video: JBL Charge Portable Bluetooth® Speaker and Backup Battery

by Video Guest

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.

 
Etón Rugged Rukus review

Etón Rugged Rukus review

by Ralph Graves

 
Video: How Bluetooth® Speakers Work

Video: How Bluetooth® Speakers Work

by Ralph Graves

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...