Maybe you thought Apple's latest unveiling of iPods was the best refresh the product line has seen in years. Or, perhaps you're a little burned out after a year of iPads, iOS, iPhone 4, and antenna-gate. Personally, as CNET's resident expert on all things portable audio, it was nice to get a new crop of iPods to play with and put through their paces.
Call me a geezer, but I still carry an iPod separate from my phone. One of these days, I'm sure I'll bite on a new smart phone to make my iPod obsolete, but until then, my excitement over the latest portable media players and tablets stems from a genuine personal interest.
So here, without further ado, are CNET's formal, rated reviews of the Fall 2010 Apple iPod lineup.