What do you want in a speaker? That question used to have an easy answer, but as the technology inside our gadgets becomes cheaper and more powerful, the answer isn’t so simple. Talk to someone buying a new smartphone and they probably won’t say call quality is their main concern. A smartwatch shopper might not even mention timekeeping.
So when it comes to bluetooth speakers, sure, users want something that sounds great. But what about color options, material, NFC pairing, charging ability, battery life, speakerphone, or speaker-to-speaker connectivity? This questions lingered in our mind as we tested the Bose Soundlink Bluetooth III. This speaker is strictly business, providing a top-tier audio experience. But in the ever-evolving bluetooth speaker market, does it have enough appeal to stand out from its worthy competitors?