The MartinLogan Crescendo X speaker looks and sounds amazing, but a sky-high price and some usability quirks hold it back.
UPDATE: It appears Google has stopped the fun (or aggravation) but for awhile, Google Home responded to a Burger King TV ad with Whopper facts.
The Sony SRS-XB40 is a portable Bluetooth speaker armed with some serious bass response and a built-in LED light show.
The V-Moda Remix Bluetooth speaker looks cool and features a customizable design, but even with its solid overall audio performance, it's overpriced.
The JBL Flip 4 speaker delivers strong Bluetooth audio from its modest, waterproof frame.
BeoSound Shape can be scaled up to use 44 speakers and the tiles customized in both look and configuration.
The Playbase is a powerful audio slab for your TV, with lots of streaming options and the ability to connect to other Sonos speakers throughout your home.
If you want to listen to tunes while you exercise, but you don't want to wear headphones, check out the Polk Boom Bit, a $40 no-frills, clip-on Bluetooth speaker.