Clunky speaker docks are so yesterday. Spurred by the large number of smartphone and tablet owners, people would much rather stream their favorite tunes to a wireless speaker and use their phone or slate as a remote. Bluetooth's audio fidelity has also advanced beyond its grainy-sounding early years to become a richer experience for discerning listeners.
These wireless speakers represent the best cross-section of what's on the market for every budget. Some models also have strengths that will suit very specific needs, whether you're looking for one that can be dunked in water or a speaker that excels at phone calls. Here are our top picks.