<a HREF="http://www.orbaudio.com/boosterandspeakerpackage.aspx">Orb Audio</a> is roundly seen as being a company that produces decent to excellent mini speakers at a price that is, at the very least,
<strong>Short version:</strong> A solid pair of laptop or desk speakers, unremarkable but warm and powerful, with an understated and attractive design. More attention to detail would help justify thei
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/SRS-GX50IP-620x450.png" /> Sony's Walkman may have lost the portable music player market in Japan and the rest of the world to Apple, bu
Short version: Not bad, but the “3D” effect isn’t very compelling, and the lack of extra features makes the $200 price unpalatable.
Short version: Beautifully styled, modern, and very loud, but USB issues take this from a cool and functional device to a questionable one. (Update: TDK released a firmware update the day after this r
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/VMS-700-K--620x465.jpg" /> Pioneer <a href="http://pioneer.jp/press/2011/0405-1.html">announced</a> [JP] the VMS-700-K for the Japanese
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/07_concept_6series.jpg" />BMW announced today the all-new BMW 6 Series Coupé with a Bang and Olufsen sound system with 16 loudspeakers d
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/logi1-620x295.jpg" />All of us at CrunchGear can testify that Logitech makes solid audio gear. The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/201
Short version: These tiny speakers are more powerful than you’d think, but still not quite capable enough for anything but casual use around the house. Gamers at the very least will be disappoin
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/11.jpg" />Distinctive yet tasteful desktop speakers are hard to come by; I was always slightly jealous of my Mac friends and their cool H
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/ibox_foto2.jpg" />These cute little robot looking speakers are actually the Thodio iBox iPod speaker docks. The obscure looking docks off
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Screen-shot-2011-02-17-at-2.31.34-PM-620x412.png" />A new technology called AcoustiVision hopes to put some <em>Boom Boom Pow</em> into y
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/klang_02.jpg" />I'm not <em>quite </em>sure I buy the physics behind these speakers entirely. The idea is that instead of simply vibratin
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ferox-620x425.jpg" />A good pair of portable speakers is hard to find. Well, not that hard, but non-powered speakers that produce good so
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Picture-4.png" /> Popular cartoon cat Hello Kitty is getting <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=kitty">another</a> g
Short version: Simple, convenient, and sounds decent, but reception issues might limit its utility for you.
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/Dancing-Hello-Kitty-Speaker.jpg" /> We've blogged about many Hello Kitty gadgets in the past, i.e. <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/20
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Pioneer-DJ-Series.png" />Pioneer announced two new speaker systems for DJs and music producers. Both systems are active reference, and pr
Audio Plus Services announced their Focal Bird 2.1 speaker system, combining a unified amplifier with a subwoofer and two satellite speakers. The Focal Bird system also uses a Focal Kleer wireless don
Short version: A great speaker system for your desktop — as long as you don’t need surround sound. Perfect for apartment living.