Summary: Don't get over-excited by the great reviews here. Yes, these are nice for a notebook and your desktop. They are well packaged. They have all the right connections and the finish is excellent. Compared to the sound from your notebook, the sound is so much better. But, keep in mind, these are inexpensive units with no separate amplifier. They are not great speakers.
Summary: I bought these speakers for my wifes laptop(dell 9300).First I must say that they are very attractive and very easy to carry.Also the fact that they do not need any additional power source other than the usb port makes them even more portable. However the volume of the sound from these speakers was not any louder and only a little better in quality than what my wife's Dell 9300 was capable of.
Summary: If you are seeking portable speakers that can deliver decent sound and a eye catching add on this are the speakers for you, they sound very well but if you would like bass power and clarity you should try perhaps a 5.1 speaker set...Fast delivery from amazon, the box and the case of the speakers are beautiful and very stylish, the cable kit is very impressive and they are very easy to use, but remember if you want power this are not for you...
Excerpt: I bought these to go with my MacBook pro that I had just purchased too. I have already had problems with the Powerbook not powering USB powered external hard disks, but the MacBook pro worked fine with these. I bought these in the hope that they would work and they did not. Again, this is more of grumble at Apple and a warning to any other Mac laptop owner not to buy these.