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While not for everyone, the WD TV's adroit playback of video and music files makes it the perfect living room box for people with large digital media collections.
The new 'wire-free' Walkman sports a lighter, improved design and better waterproofing. It's set to ship in March for $99.99.
If you don't already own an Xbox 360, PS3, or Blu-ray player and you're serious about networked streaming, the WD TV Live is one of your best choices for getting content to your TV.
The X-Mini Happy is a great little speaker that offers a creative all-in-one solution with an integrated MP3 player and a cable for attaching external audio sources. If you want to share music on the go, this is a great option.
The LG BD590 deftly handles Blu-ray playback, CD ripping, and streaming media services like Netflix from a single box, but you'll have to pay for that simplicity.
The Haier America Video MP3 Player is nothing special, but the shuffle works a treat.
The Iriver LPlayer is a pint-size version of the well-received Clix. You get most of the same features in a smaller package offered at a pared-down price point.
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The Sony CDX-GT620IP is a value-for-money iPod-compatible car stereo with good usability and decent sound quality.
The SanDisk Sansa Fuze is a great value; a slim design, a simple interface, plentiful features, memory expansion capability, and solid sound quality all come with an easy-to-swallow price tag.
The GoPro Digital Hero 3 is a cool idea that could be fun if you're swimming, but it's not useful for much else.