The updated iPod Touch remains a great portable media player and overall entertainment device, but its small screen feels like a throwback to an earlier era.
There's no one-size-fits-all MP3 or Portable Media Player (PMP) that's perfect for everybody. Whether you want something that plays MP3s, hi-res FLAC files, or even stream music from the web there's something to suit most budgets.
If you're looking for a no-nonsense, great-sounding player the Cowon Plenue 1 is pretty hard to beat.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive makes up for its slow USB speed by offering an excellent feature set and an SD card slot that will make most casual mobile users happy, especially photographers.
CNET's Donald Bell looks at the value proposition of Apple's latest 16GB iPod Touch -- and doesn't like what he sees.
The iPod Classic refines the formula that put the iPod on the map. None can match its combination of storage capacity, battery life, and intuitive user interface.
The fourth-gen iPod Touch is Apple's second-best portable media player, with a price that will help you forget about No. 1.
The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens.
Sony revives its Walkman line with the F800 and E470, but for the price you might as well buy a music-capable Android phone.
The Walkman Z is Sony's iPod Touch for Android-loving audiophiles.
The WD My Passport Portable makes an excellent portable drive for use with both desktop and laptop computers, at home or while on the road.