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Portable and personal audio products have become as popular as home audio. Everyone wants to take their music with them wherever they go. Here's the latest in personal and portable audio products.

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Review: Boston Acoustics Solo AM/FM Tabletop Radio
The Solo is a very cool-looking AM/FM tabletop radio with a 3.5-inch speaker powered by Boston Acoustics' BassTrac audio processing that belts out surprisingly good bass from such a compact unit. It's a handsome piece with surprisingly robust sound quality and it won't bust your wallet.

Boston Acoustics Duo-i plus AM/FM Radio with iPhone/iPhone Dock
The Duo-i plus is made for a bedroom, den, office or kitchen and in addition to its rich sound quality it offers a nice selection of easy to use features.

Boston Acoustics Duo-i Plus Tabletop Radio with iPhone/iPod Dock
The Duo-i plus is made for a kitchen, den, office or bedroom and in addition to its great sound quality it offers a nice selection of easy to use features.

Tangent Quattro Tabletop Internet Radio
The Tangent Quattro is a neat little radio with impressive sound quality. It sounds more like a mini stereo system than a tabletop radio and a real value. The Quattro has built-in wireless Internet Radio, audio streaming from a PC and an FM tuner.

Best Stereos for Small Spaces
Just because you have limited space doesn't mean you can’t enjoy a good stereo system. I've put together my top pick list of the best-sounding, most affordable, name-brand stereo systems for an apartment, bedroom, and office or just about anywhere you want a good-sounding music system that doesn't take a lot of space. Click on the 'Compare Prices' links to find the most competitive prices.

The Best, Most Affordable Stereos for College Dorm Rooms
Stereo systems come in different styles and prices ranging from iPod docks, mini and micro systems and shelf systems. I've put together my top pick list of the best-sounding, most affordable, name-brand stereo systems for college dorm rooms. Click on the 'Compare Prices' links to find the most competitive prices.

Top Six Portables for the Beach or Camping
These are the top six portables for the beach, camping, the lake or almost any outdoor activity.

Best High-End iPod Music Systems
Budget systems offer good performance, but if you want the best, check out my top picks for best iPod Music Systems. These models offer the best audio performance and some can be used as a primary music system.

Best iPod Docking Stations and Tabletop Radios
A docking station is a great way to turn an iPod into a music system for a bedroom, dorm room or apartment. Just plug-in an iPod to the dock and listen to your music collection. There are dozens of docking stations available and here are some of the best ranging from budget models to higher end systems with the best sound quality. Some are only for playing an iPod and some are tabletop systems th…

Profile: Tannoy i30 iPod Speaker System
The Tannoy i30 Speaker System for iPods features a Digital Sound Processor to enhance sound reproduction and is compatible with all current iPod models.

Top Pick Portable Audio Systems
Portable or tabletop audio systems offer great sound quality and come with many advanced features. Here are a few of my favorite picks.

What are AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV and PCM music files?
A breakdown of the most common types of digital music files used in portable and personal audio products and some of their characteristics

Stereo Systems on the Go
For some music lovers, portable and personal audio players have become a primary source of music, replacing their home stereo.

Best Ways to Connect an iPod to Your Stereo System
The iPod makes it possible to store all of your favorite music and take it with you almost anywhere. Why not use it as a music source for your home audio system as well? Learn the best ways to connect your iPod to your home stereo, mini system or tabletop stereo system.

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Best iPod Dock & Accessory Gift Ideas
Best Accessory and iPod music system and docking stations.

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Soundcast Systems Melody Bluetooth Speaker Review

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AKG K545 Headphone Measurements
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AKG K545 Over-Ear Headphone Review
Review and lab measurements of AKG K545 headphone

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8 Bluetooth Speakers Better Than the Beats Pill
8 Bluetooth Speakers Better Than the Beats Pill

Grace Digital GDI-BTSP201 Bluetooth Stereo Speakers Review
Grace Digital GDI-BTSP201 Bluetooth Stereo Speakers Review

How to Connect your iPhone, iPad or Android to Your Stereo System
How to Connect your iPhone, iPad or Android to Your Stereo System

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