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Review: Brookstone Big Blue Live and Studio speakers combine performance and value

Brookstone's Big Blue Live Bluetooth speaker system rivals the popular Jawbone Jambox at half the price, and for just $50 more, the Big Blue Studio offers truly impressive audio quality.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Put a bird on it!

This week’s roundup of iOS accessories offers new-school music creation, old-school telephone handsets, and listening solutions galore.

Review: Time Command is a spartan iOS alarm-clock dock

Stem Innovation's Time Command marries an iOS app with an alarm clock, with mixed results. But it does manage to throw at least one unique feature into the mix.

Review: Libratone Zipp is the portable AirPlay speaker to beat

The Libratone Zipp is stylish, offers excellent sound, and allows you to configure ad-hoc AirPlay networks when no other Wi-Fi is available. The only real catch is that such great features come at a price.

The Week in iOS Accessories: New ideas for music lovers

This week’s roundup of accessories for the iPhone and iPad contains more than a few new ideas for music lovers. Who says accessories have to be boring?

Review: HiddenRadio speaker is clever but disappointing

The Hidden Radio is clever, cute, and very portable. But its sound quality and usability are disappointing.

Review: Altec Lansing's InAir 5000 is an impressive AirPlay speaker system

The inAir 5000 from Altec Lansing is an excellent AirPlay speaker system that's easy to recommend.

The Week in iOS Accessories: iPhone 5 (and cuteness)

It didn’t take long for iOS accessory makers to react to the launch of the iPhone 5. Sure, the new phone is a little longer than its predecessors--and yes, it has that new dock connector that’s incompatible with every previous generation of accessories--but there’s still gold in them thar accessory hills. This week’s roundup features iPhone 5 gear, things for your older iPhone, and some of the cutest accessories we’ve ever seen.

CableJive Lightning adaptor connects iPhone 5 to older speaker docks

CableJive has announced an adapter kit that makes it possible to connect the iPhone 5 to audio docks made for Apple's older 30-pin connectors.

Review: Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock offers good sound, attractive design

Fluance FiSDK50 Two-way High Performance Wood Speaker Dock Music System for iPod/iPhone is a big, serious-looking system. It sounds good, too.