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.
The Astell & Kern AK Jr marries classic design with class-leading sound, making it one of the best high-res players for the money.
If you're looking for a no-nonsense, great-sounding player the Cowon Plenue 1 is pretty hard to beat.
With its aluminium body, high-quality digital audio amplifier, and ability to play lossless audio files, the Sony NWZ-Z10 is an MP3 player for the dedicated audiophile that demands top-quality sound.
CNET's Donald Bell looks at the value proposition of Apple's latest 16GB iPod Touch -- and doesn't like what he sees.
The Samsung Galaxy Muse is quite possibly the most awkwardly designed MP3 player ever made.
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.