A sound system capable of playing practically any digital audio file, from MP3s to DSDs. Inside the AKT1’s aluminum body are two 0.75” tweeters, two 2” midranges and two 6.5” woofers, two Cirrus Logic DACs and a touchscreen console.
Vifa’s home speaker is as unassuming as the Copenhagen. Its 43″ long and has four 4″ woofers, two 3″ mids and two 1″ tweeters. It streams via Bluetooth aptX, Wi-Fi and AirPlay. It also has 3.5mm, optical and USB inputs.
An updated version of the Eames-inspired speakers. The Ray-S also has a laminated beechwood and leather cabinet with a walnut finish, a 4″ midrange driver and 1″ tweeter, but it now has an 8″ Xmax woofer.
UK premium audio maker Ruark is now offering its speakers in the US. The MR1 offer plentiful, natural sound, and pair beautifully with mobile devices or even a turntable. Handcrafted wood enclosures add to their substance.
This iPad Air/Air 2 cover offers protection for your tablet’s screen, then converts into a flat Bluetooth speaker with impressively loud and crisp sound. Measures just 14mm thick. Comes in silver, gold or black. Full review on Technabob.
Marshall’s first truly portable stereo speaker has a 20h battery, a 4″ woofer, two 0.75″ tweeters, 25W amp, 3.5mm aux in, Bluetooth 4.0, volume, bass and treble knobs and the classic Marshall amp look. Drops 6/15 for $300.
Measuring just 1.26″ thick, and made from poured concrete, these wall speakers are truly a work of art. Each has a built-in amplifier and CD-quality wireless streaming. On display from 5/14 to 17, 2015 at the Munich High End show.
Mr. Everything is a Bluetooth speaker and external battery pack. It has a 14.8V 6700mAh battery, four USB ports, wireless Qi charging, LED flashlight and aux in, DC in and DC out ports. The top of the line model also has an AC outlet.
Enter for a chance to win the biggest and best speaker in the Beats lineup (a $300 value). This large Bluetooth speaker can fill a room with sound, and play for up to 15 hours on a charge. Hit the Technabob Shop now to enter. (Ends 5/27/15)
Jake Mize’s Koa ply Bluetooth speakers have beautiful laser-etched designs. Each speaker has two 15W amps, two 3″ drivers, a 2200mAh battery and a 3.5mm aux input. Each variant is made in limited quantities only.
Poet Audio’s eyecatching speaker features a 170-watt amp and an array of seven drivers and to push sound in all directions. Wirelessly streams via aptX lossless Bluetooth or AirPlay tech. Available with or without the wooden stand.
Despite their size, the Samson Meteor M2 desktop speakers are incredibly substantial thanks to their zinc enclosures. They crank out big, crystal clear sound with great low end, using any device with a 3.5mm audio output.
A Bluetooth speaker and projector with a built-in battery. Its 1280×800 projection display can give you a 100″ screen from just 8.4ft away. It has HDMI and USB charging ports so you can plug in media players like a Roku stick or Chromecast.
This space-age device is capable of pushing out room-filling, distortion-free sound on par with speakers many times its size. Packed with tech, its computer-controlled mechanical wings create high pressure waves to increase bass output.
A wireless whole home audio system that offers room-filling HD sound and an easy-to-use mobile app for controlling your entire digital music collection from any room. You can even network your existing speakers with Harman’s Adapt.
A table with a 2.1 stereo system built in. It has two 4″ speakers, an 8″ woofer, an amplifier, 2 RCA inputs, separate controls for volume, woofer level and subsonic filter, hidden storage and power strip, and optional storage bins.
The BRV-PRO is the ultimate rugged Bluetooth speaker, offering dust, water and shock resistance, and a variety of modular add-ons including a battery pack, LED lantern, solar panel, wireless charging and stacking plates.
A modular series of computer peripherals. The Stack consists of a 1TB external drive, a Bluetooth speaker, a battery and a Wi-Fi access point. When stacked on top of each other, you only need one cable to power them all.
The JBL Horizon is designed to be your bedside buddy. Aside from a speaker, the Horizon also has an alarm clock, an FM radio, Bluetooth connectivity, a 3.5mm jack, two USB charging ports and an ambient light.
ClawHammer Co.’s BeamBox Bluetooth speaker not only looks like an old wooden box. Each speaker’s case is actually made of centuries-old barn wood for a rustic finish that can’t be faked. Inside are two 4″ drivers and two 40W amps.
MartinLogan’s upcoming flagship speakers. The Neolith has a room-filling 22″x 48″ electrostatic transducer. It also has a 15″ rear-firing woofer and 12″ front-firing woofer. It will reportedly go for $80K per pair. More here.
Amazon Echo is an omnidirectional Bluetooth speaker and a personal assistant. You can ask it to make lists, get the news, search the Internet and more using simple voice commands. Currently on an invitation-only release.
A protective case for the iPad Air and iPad Air 2 that comes with a pair of thin stereo speakers. It lasts up to 7 hours per charge, and because it pairs via Bluetooth 4.0 it can be used to play audio from other devices as well.
Bang & Olufsen’s BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth speaker packs stereo sound in a compact form. It has two 3″ drivers, two 0.75″ tweeters and two 3″ passive bass radiators. Its battery lasts up to 24h and can be used to charge other devices.
Joining its excellent Stanmore, Woburn and Hanwell, the Acton is the smallest of Marshall’s amplified speakers. Measuring 10.4″ (W) x 6.3″(H), it’s got a 4″ woofer, two 3/4″ dome tweeters, class-D amps and Bluetooth. Out 11/3/14.