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JBL Xtreme 2 review: A sturdy Bluetooth speaker that's up for serious partying

Boasting a weatherization rating of IPX7, JBL's beefy Xtreme 2 portable Bluetooth speaker can deliver the tunes just about anywhere.

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Marley No Bounds XL Bluetooth speaker review: Floatable, sustainable sonics

Kudos to Marley for using recycled materials in the No Bounds XL waterproof Bluetooth speaker. But its sounds mediocre at low volumes, and only average when you crank it.

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Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

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Amazon Echo Dot vs. Google Home Mini

Amazon and Google are both trying to get a foot in your door with their smart speakers. Here's what you need to consider before buying one.

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Wi-Charge harnesses light to free Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini smart speakers from power cords

Wi-Charge’s technology can eliminate power adapters and cords and keep the batteries in devices such as smart locks, smartphones, security cameras, and sensors permanently topped off.

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Logitech G560 gaming speakers review: The first truly useful RGB peripheral, but it'll cost you

Logitech's G560 speakers use RGB lighting in a way that mimics Microsoft's futuristic IllumiRoom research, but there are some annoyances.

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.

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Bose Home Speaker 500 review: Rethinking—and reshaping—smart speakers

Bose's first smart speaker supports Amazon Alexa today, and promises AirPlay 2 compatibility in 2019.

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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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Fluance Ai40 Bluetooth speakers review: DSP power delivers sonic goodness

Fluance's Ai40's are affordable Bluetooth bookshelf speakers that sound great thanks to subtle psychoacoustic tricks applied by a DSP.

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Amazon Echo Sub review: Add some serious bass to your Echo or Echo Plus speakers

Amazon's Echo speakers aren't exactly audiophile quality, but adding this inexpensive subwoofer certainly improves their performance.

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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review: A big step up in terms of design and musicality

The new third-generation Echo Dot delivers better audio performance than the Google Home Mini.

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Google Home Hub: Top 5 features, and how it stacks up to Echo Show

Google aims to strangle the new Echo Show in its crib, but its new smart display could also cripple hardware partners like JBL and Lenovo.

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Google Home Routines: How to put them to use

How to use Google Home Routines for automation and shortcuts.

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Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) review: Better in every way, and better than every other smart display

It’s a major step up, but Amazon still doesn’t have the best smart speaker.

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The $100 Oontz Angle 3 Ultra Bluetooth speaker is on sale for nearly 75% off today

You can get the Oontz Angle 3 Ultra Bluetooth speaker for $27 today, $73 off its MSRP.

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Tivoli Audio Andiamo Bluetooth speaker review: Great looks, upscale performance, primo price

In a market stuffed with me-too products, Tivoli breaks through with a speaker that yells “Look at me!”

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Marshall Kilburn II Bluetooth speaker review: Great sound and nostalgic design

You'll pay extra for the branding, but this is a strong and well-designed speaker, even it it isn't built by the company famous for its "Marshall stack."

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