Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3 review

Blasting music through smartphone speakers to your entire gathering of friends really shouldn’t be acceptable these days. The quality is always abysmal, with the sound grating and heavily distorted. Luckily Bluetooth speakers are at a really mature point now, making it easy to play music for everyone with a decent speaker that fits inside a […]

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Edifier S1000W review

Not just a set of basic bookshelf speakers, the Edifier S1000W has all kinds of wireless connectivity, as well as most of the wired ports we’ve come to expect on consumer speakers. These are hefty retro-inspired beauties, but underneath all that wood beats a heart of modern convenience, with app support, Bluetooth, Apple Airplay 2, […]

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JBL Boombox 3 review

The JBL Boombox 3 is a newer addition in JBL’s arsenal of Bluetooth speakers, as a successor to the JBL Boombox 2. With an IP67 rating and loud sound, this water-resistant speaker could be your new favorite party companion. Is the JBL Boombox 3 worth the price and the heft, and does it live up […]

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Bose Smart Soundbar 900 review

It’s not easy being the best. You have to tick every box on the checklist successfully. So, the stakes are high for the Bose Smart Soundbar 900, and considering it sits at the top of the Bose soundbars we have a lot of expectations to meet. Is it the best Bose speaker? That might depend […]

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Bose Home Speaker 500 review

The world of smart speakers is ever-expanding, and the Bose Home Speaker 500 is one of the many. Bose has a lot of smart speakers in its arsenal, and the Home Speaker 500 fills the niche of being moderately sized, but with loud audio. Is that enough stand out from the rest? About this Bose […]

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Tribit Stormbox Micro review

In the world of Bluetooth speakers, the Tribit StormBox Micro Bluetooth speaker seeks to strike the balance of being affordable, portable, durable, and loud. In a market full of other water-resistant and portable speakers, let’s see if the Tribit StormBox Micro stands out on its own. About this Tribit StormBox Micro review: We tested the […]

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Sony SRS-XG300 review

The Sony SRS-XG300 is the company’s latest attempt to capture the outdoor speaker market. This is the largest (and most expensive) of Sony’s recent Bluetooth speaker releases, and it’s clearly aiming to be the life of the party, rather than your next hiking buddy. It’s heavy and were it not for the top handle, it’d […]

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Sony SRS-XE300 review

The waterproof wireless speaker landscape is one dominated by names like JBL and Ultimate Ears (UE), but Sony’s been trying to make a dent for a while now. The Sony SRS-XE300 is one of the company’s latest attempts, with a lot going for it. This simple Bluetooth speaker ditches the gimmicks, instead aiming to be […]

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Sonos Roam review

When it comes to smart speakers, Sonos has been a major player in the field for a while. The Sonos Roam has a few things going for it, most notably built-in support for voice assistants along with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. This is the company that basically created the niche category of “rugged, portable […]

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Bose Portable Smart Speaker review

The Bose ecosystem is vast, and smart speakers are a natural extension of the brand’s reach. The Bose Portable Smart Speaker aims to combine smart functionality with the ability to move from room to room or even outside. But there are a lot of smart speakers out there; does the Bose Portable Smart Speaker stand […]

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Best computer soundbars

Let’s face it, the speakers in your computer monitor are probably not made for much beyond watching a low-quality YouTube video from 2009. While the idea of improving desktop audio quality can be nice, computer speakers take up quite a bit of real estate and can clutter up your workspace with a mess of wires. […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin review

Lofty promises tend to come in attractive packages, and the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin claims to deliver top-notch sound and smart functionality with a high-flying flourish. However, plenty of speakers feel like they’ll lift you up into the clouds, only to leave you firmly on Earth. Does the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin take off or […]

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Anker Soundcore Motion+ review

With the Soundcore Motion+, Anker aims to take on the tightly competitive Bluetooth speaker market. While it may not have fancy features such as the ability to charge your phone, or an optical input, the Anker Soundcore Motion+ aims to deliver good sound in a waterproof and portable package for everyday use. Is this the […]

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Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II review

You just cashed in your birthday money and you’re looking to buy a new speaker, but after researching online, you’re struggling to decide between a smart speaker and a portable Bluetooth speaker. Maybe there’s no need to compromise on any of the features you want. Though the Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II isn’t technically a smart […]

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