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iHome iD9 is an affordable, simple, and capable speaker dock

The iD9 is a fairly simple speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod, and its price reflects that. But the iD9 sounds good for the money.

Sound Kick Bluetooth speaker offers affordable, acceptable sound

Soundfreaq's Sound Kick is a decent, if underwhelming, Bluetooth speaker.

iWow-U brings SRS wow effect to many devices

If you enjoy the sound that SRS's Wow devices provide, you should be thrilled that you can now apply that effect to multiple devices.

JBL Onbeat Xtreme speaker system combines unique look, excellent sound, frustrating controls

The Onbeat Xtreme offers exceptional sound quality, but it's not for everyone, especially those with multiple iOS devices or who want AirPlay instead of Bluetooth.

The G-Go water-resistant Bluetooth speaker impresses

The G-Go water-resistant Bluetooth speaker is shaped something like a Dustbuster or an iron, but it sounds a lot better than either of those appliances.

iHome's iW2 AirPlay speaker system betters its predecessor for less

iHome's iW2 AirPlay speaker system is small but loud, with good sound and well-implemented features.

SRS introduces iWow Universal audio enhancer

Following up on its iWow 3D for iOS devices, SRS Labs has announced the iWow Universal, an audio-enhancing dongle for any product with a 3.5mm headphone output jack.

Big Jambox is like the original, only bigger--and better

Jawbone's sequel to the acclaimed Jambox speaker is notably bigger, and this is a case where bigger really is better.

Logitech UE Air impresses, but audio quality is just decent

Logitech's UE Air AirPlay speaker system gets a lot right, from its simple setup to its wireless performance to its built-in iPhone/iPod dock cradle. But it's audio quality is unremarkable.

SBX-300 Music System offers good sound for any i-device

Onkyo's SBX-300 iOnly Bass Dock Music System works with iPads, iPhones, and iPods, providing good sound and looks. It's especially appealing at current street prices.

Bugs & Fixes: Problems pairing iPhones to Bluetooth audio systems

Ted Landau reports that some people are having difficulties pairing their iPhones with their Bluetooth car audio systems. Here are your options.

Audyssey's Lower East Side Audio Dock Air is a compact, good-sounding AirPlay speaker

The Lower East Side Audio Dock Air sounds amazing and doesn't take up much space, but it's not without some odd design choices.

Review: Four desktop amplifiers/DACs

We tested four desktop amplifiers, each with a built-in digital-to-analog converter (DAC), aimed at turning your Mac into a quality desktop audio system.

Imagining a future free of data caps

You can’t build fast networks and expect customers to perform slow-network tasks on them because doing otherwise breaks the bank. Christopher Breen weighs in on what can be done to satisfy customers and carriers.

Scosche BassDock is a solid speaker, stand, and charger for iPad

The BassDock is a very good iPad charging stand, and the integrated speaker is plenty powerful, too.