For iPod owners who want to turn their iPod into an alarm clock and add radio to the mix--without losing portability--the JVC RA-P10 speakers get the job done, but sound quality will be a deterrent for picky listeners.
The Candy Comfort Earphones are a fun replacement for stock earbuds that offer a reasonable upgrade in fit and comfort, but don't expect good sound quality.
This remarkable little amplifier brings out the best sound from your headphones.
The Radius Atomic Strap Earbuds are a solid option for 3G iPod Nano owners who like lots of bass and don't want to break the bank to get it. They're not the most versatile earphones, though.
The Radius TruTune ultralight aluminum earphones won't satisfy discerning listeners, but for users on a budget who want to replace their players' stock earbuds with something more comfortable and stylish, they fit the bill.
McAfee Internet Security 6.0 is fine, but Norton Internet Security 2004 is a better deal, thanks to superior spam filtering.
McAfee's Personal Firewall Plus is good for beginners, but ZoneAlarm is a better deal unless you're already using other McAfee software.
VirusScan 8.0 sports a trimmer profile, a simpler interface, and fast performance, but support is more of a hassle than before.
Thanks to its exceptional value and user-friendly features, the SanDisk Sansa c200 is an acceptable choice for youngsters and first-timers--but more sophisticated users would be better off shelling out a bit more for a better player.
Once it's up and running, McAfee Internet Security 2009 is competitive with Norton on speed, detection, and removal of malicious software.