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There are some amazing apps that can change your life and keep you entertained in your home with ease.

If you own an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone, you have a device capable of wireless and Bluetooth connectivity, and that opens up a whole range of possibilities.

Whether you take advantage of AirPlay, Apple’s answer to wirelessly streaming, amongst other things, your iTunes library; or use a dock or headphone jack, there are many options out there that allow you to make the most of your handheld device.

The Audiophile technology store in Governor’s Square offers a range of speakers and technology compatible with iOS-based and other systems.

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JBL On Tour Micro Speaker–$
Sometimes you want the sound to move with you without having to pick up unwieldy speaker systems. The JBL On Tour Micro Speaker is perfect when you want good quality sound in your personal space. It will fit in your pocket, lasts about four to six hours on a single charge, and can be daisy-chained with others for more powerful sound. Its design makes it ultra-portable and it can connect to any MP3 player or smartphone.

Apple TV–$$
This is a very simple purchase that can change the way you view television and movies. It is a small box that connects to your television via an HDMI cable and uses your wired or wireless Internet to access everything from iTunes to YouTube, Netflix and beyond. You can also stream video to it from your wireless iOS devices using AirPlay.

JBL On Air Control Series Wireless Speaker System–$$$
The less wires, the better. This speaker system comes with two speakers and a wireless transmitter, along with magnetic shielding for video applications. 2.4GHz technology ensures high performance sound up to 70 feet and when you connect it to your computer, iPod or other portable media player you can listen to your music with freedom.

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air–$$$$
Designed like a sleek zeppelin, this sound system is compact but produces killer sound. It has a built-in dock for your iPod, yet also incorporates AirPlay technology so you can stream music wirelessly from iTunes or handheld devices. It connects easily to your WiFi network, and its amplification and advanced Digital Signal Processing make it one of the best iPod speaker docks on the market.

$–Under $100
$$–Over $100
$$$–Over $200
$$$$–Over $500