The Best Surround Sound Speakers of 2016

by Brant David •

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The Andrew Jones-designed Pioneer SP-EBS73-LR bookshelf speakers are designed to look graceful and classy, and their “virtual surround sound” qualities of clarity and power seem unable to be matched by any other speakers in their price range.

The Best iPhone and iPad Docks of 2016

by Bethany McDonald •

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Whether you want to listen to music, set an alarm, or simply charge your iPhone or iPod, we’ve rounded up the best Apple Lightning-connector docking stations based on quality and durability…

The Best Bookshelf Speakers Under $200

by master •

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The best bookshelf speakers under $200 are the Pioneer SP-BS22-LR speakers. These inexpensive speakers are great value. These speakers were designed by Andrew Jones, a noted speaker designer. One of his other notable designs are the TAD Reference One’s which sell for slightly more money than the SP-BS22-LRs — $70K. Professional reviewers like the SP-BS22-LRs. Neil Gader, in his review …

The Best Rated iPad Speaker Docks

by Justin Thomas •

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Currently, the Sound Platform by Soundfreaq is the top rated iPad speaker dock. It features Bluetooth connectivity, meaning any mobile device that support Bluetooth can be used with this dock.

The Top Rated Computer Speakers

by Justin Thomas •

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Please see our updated 2016 article: The Best Computer Speakers Harman Kardon Soundsticks III Computer Speakers   The Harman Kardon Soundsticks received editor’s choice on both PCMag and CNET for excellent sound performance and unique, aesthetic design. The frequency response range of 44Hz to 20KHz offers crisp definition for all forums: music, movies, and gaming. Power switch built in to the volume control on …

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Best Omnidirectional Outdoor Speakers

by Justin Thomas •

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A recent Reactual post profiled four of the top directional outdoor speakers, which are an excellent choice for a defined area like a small deck or patio. But if you have a large yard or an open outdoor space like a pool, managing volume levels and sound coverage from a pair of directional speakers is tough. Enter the “omnidirectional” speaker, …