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Bose SoundDock II Reviewed

Bose has made audio history with their clever, ergonomic and compact audio products, from its Wave and Acoustic Wave music systems to their Acoustimass Home Theater Systems. They successfully transformed themselves from a home loudspeaker provider - famous for the Bose 901 - to a contemporary, lifestyle audio provider, no small feat. However, many have argued that this has occurred more because of the company's world-class marketing than its audio design prowess (albeit backed by actual...

Review: Bose SoundDock

As Apple’s iPod has become a cultural phenomenon akin to Sony’s Walkman, the market for iPod accessories has exploded—some of the biggest names in computer and home audio have responded with systems specifically made for the iPod (and, just as significantly, incompatible with other portable players). Bose has recently joined the fray with its $300 SoundDock speaker system, which uses the now-familiar dock connector base for iPod connectivity. Featuring a glossy white body and large,...