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Grace Digital Bookshelf Micro System doesn't quite gel

Grace's Bookshelf Micro System offers audio from a fair number of streaming sources but navigation, control, and the sound of the bundled speakers aren't very good.

First Look: Spotify

Spotify has come to the U.S. Christopher Breen takes a first look at the subscription music service.

iWow 3D for iPod, iPhone & iPad

If your iOS device's music sounds lifeless through your headphones, computer speakers, or car audio system, you'll likely enjoy the savory sparkle brought to that music via SRS Labs' iWow 3D.

CasaTunes XLi Music Server

The CasaTunes music server is a Windows media center PC designed to deliver multiple music sources to rooms throughout your house. While it's a polished system, it could be improved with access to a greater variety of online content.

Evoke Flow radio

Pure's Evoke Flow harkens back to the "beach radio" of old. Of course it has a modern twist -- FM, streaming Internet stations, and your computer's audio content.

Sonos Wireless Dock (WD100)

If you have a Sonos Multi-room Music System and an iPod or iPhone you'd like to easily incorporate into that system, the Sonos Wireless Dock (WD100) is a no-brainer.

Squeezebox Touch

The Squeezebox Touch is a great way to connect Internet music sources and your own collection to a set of external speakers, especially in a home theater.

Buffalo Dualie

Buffalo’s Dualie is two things in one. It’s a dock for your iPhone or iPod and a dock for a portable 500GB hard drive.

Review roundup: E-book readers

The number of high-quality e-readers available is mushrooming. We tested seven and gave our highest marks to one that might surprise you.

Sony Reader Touch Edition PRS-600

With the addition of ePub support, the Sony Reader Touch Edition shapes up as a formidable competitor to Amazon's Kindles.

Barnes and Noble Nook

Poky performance issues prevent us from making an unqualified recommendation of this e-book reader.

Sony Reader Pocket Edition PRS-300

The Sony Reader Pocket Edition delivers mainstream e-book features in a highly portable package at a great price.

Interead Cool-ER

From its aspirational brand name to its hip tinted metallic case, Interead's Cool-ER e-book reader clearly strives to distinguish itself from the black-and-gray competition