The Bose SoundTouch is a wireless streaming music speaker that makes music look and sound great. I should know—I’ve been testing a SoundTouch 20 speaker for the last couple months. In that time it has nearly become a member of the family—that’s how much it is loved around the house.
Before we talk about anything else let’s talk design. The Bose SoundTouch is more than easy on the eyes. It doesn’t just play music, it looks good doing so. I’ve had speakers in the past that I wanted to keep out-of-sight. The SoundTouch is not one of them. It is is something you won’t mind displaying front and center. It doesn’t look or feel cheap. In every regard, this is a high-quality speaker.
Before I dig into any other features, I have to tell you about my absolute favorite: WiFi connectivity. Thanks to WiFi connectivity, the SoundTouch lineup allows me wireless access to my entire music library, Internet radio (including Pandora).
Just in case the brilliance of this feature hasn’t sunk in just yet, let me elaborate. Unlike a Bluetooth speaker that plays music from a connected device (like your phone, for instance), the SoundTouch connects directly to the Internet. There is no intermediary device ...