IFA 2016After having taken over TV sound, Creative Audio wants to bring the soundbar to desktop computing.
The monolithic Creative Sound Blaster Axx SBX 20 certainly has a unique look - as well as Bluetooth for phones.
Just because you've got a small set of speakers, you don't have to put up with tinny, bad quality music.
Logitech's Z623 speakers come with George Lucas-approved THX-certification. At £120 the Z623 certainly doesn't come cheap, but does it sound like it's worth all that extra money? The answer is a resounding yes.
There's no ignoring it - power up the Sony SRS-DB500 and a great ring of blue light pulsates around the multi-jog dial. Any thoughts of subtle ambiance for enjoying films and games goes out of the window - as well as a blinding blue glow.
Microlab's X16 2.1 speaker system includes customisable low and high tones, but those adjustments are made either through flimsy buttons on the subwoofer or via an infrared remote control.
The Logitech Mini Boombox utilises the smartphone's Bluetooth connection to become a rechargeable wireless speaker. The Logitech Mini Boombox charges via a USB cable and is small, with a simple - yet quite good looking - design.