Amazon lowers the price of this Bose SoundDock Series II from $299 to $269. Although several places have it for the same price, Amazon is offering free 1-day shipping, so you can order this as a last-minute gift and get it in time for Christmas. Bose is known for great sound, and this speaker works with your iPod. The slim build makes it portable and can be put anywhere in your house. Sales tax is only charged in KS, KY, ND, NY, and WA.