Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Audio Equipment
Once upon a time, there was one way to listen to music: live. These days we're expecting our audio to be wireless, portable, customizable—and sound even better than the original recording. Below, solutions that are analog, digital, and somewhere in between.
For Fans of the Low End
Subwoofers don't typically conjure images of sleek, subtle form factors, but the Sonos Sub is both distinctive and attention-grabbing. A smooth-edged rectangle with an O carved in the middle, this woofer makes for an immediate upgrade to the popular Sonos wireless audio system—providing well-needed bass with two 4.5-by-7-inch drivers. And the wireless design allows for placement anywhere, without loss of sound quality.