Logitech UE Boom

There's no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers, but the Logitech UE Boom rises above the crowded field with its rugged exterior and superior size-to-sound ratio. Roughly the shape of two soda cans, the easily packable speaker is water- and stain-resistant, lasts 15 hours per charge, and pumps out a loud, bass-rich 88 decibels in all directions. Got two? A pair of Booms will even link together for stereo sound. [$200; ultimateears.com]