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Logitech Z606 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System review: Affordable immersive audio

The Logitech Z606 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker System lets you wirelessly stream audio from Bluetooth-enabled devices

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Cavalier Audio Maverick wireless smart speaker review: This Alexa-powered Wi-Fi speaker speaks Bluetooth, too

It’s fabricated from high-end materials, including aluminum and genuine leather, but this speaker’s sound quality left me saying "meh."

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WiSA, the low-latency, wireless multi-channel audio standard is ready for take-off

WiSA is a wireless audio standard that promises hassle-free setup for up to 7.1-channel surround with latency as low as 2.6 millisecond, lag that's barely perceptible to humans.

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Q Acoustics Concept 300 loudspeaker review: Grand sound in a compellingly intriguing package

The company’s engineers and designers tweaked every imaginable aspect—including the stands—to enhance the performance of these high-end speakers.

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Fluance Fi20 Bluetooth speaker review: Stylish good looks and rich sound unfortunately marred by boomy bass

The price is delightful, and it looks great, but those two pluses can't overcome this speaker's overblown low end.

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IKEA just put a Sonos speaker in a table lamp

The Swedish furniture maker also partnered with Sonos to build a low-cost wireless bookshelf speaker.

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Apple cuts the price of HomePod by $50, but it’s still too expensive

Apple has lowered the price of its HomePod smart speaker to $299, which is better but still not great.

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Tronsmart Element Force review: This small and inexpensive Bluetooth speaker produces high-quality sound

Strong water resistance and support for the ability to wirelessly combine two of these speakers into a true stereo pair make for a real winner.

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The best Google Home-compatible smart home devices

It's the third-party smart devices that put the "home" in Google Home. Here are our favorites.

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The best smart home devices that work with Alexa

Amazon’s Echo smart speakers are most powerful when paired with third-party smart home hardware. These products earned our highest raitings.

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The best Amazon Echo add-ons and accessories

A few are goofy, but many are great: These mostly inexpensive gadgets can make Amazon’s smart speakers even better.

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The popular OontZ Angle 3 Ultra Bluetooth speaker is on sale for a near all-time-low of $30

Amazon is selling the Oontz Angle 3 Ultra speaker for just $30 today, 40 percent off its list price.

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Ninety7 Sky Tote Portable Battery Base review: Take your second-gen Amazon Echo anywhere

Here’s an inexpensive way to carry the Alexa digital assistant with you everywhere.

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Best Google Home add-ons and accessories

These mostly inexpensive gadgets can make Google Home smart speakers even better.

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Toast Google Home Wood Cover review: A pricey way to prettify your smart speaker

These wood-veneer skins will dress up your Google Home, but they’re not cheap.

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Sonos is shipping a second-generation Sonos One smart speaker

The Sonos One (Gen 2) features Bluetooth LE connectivity, a faster processor, and more memory.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home quietly gains more features, but it still doesn't have an official release date

Samsung hasn't officially unveiled anything new about the Galaxy Home, but I got to see some cool new features as part of a Bixby Routines demo.

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Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i review: Great sound, plus Alexa and AirPlay 2 support

This second-generation speaker is smarter, more capable, and better-sounding than the model it replaces.

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