The Transcend T.sonic 600 series is an easy-to-use, compact, and affordable player with decent extras such as voice recording and an FM tuner, but its lack of support for protected WMAs and its lackluster overall performance drag it down.
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 new 'wire-free' Walkman sports a lighter, improved design and better waterproofing. It's set to ship in March for $99.99.
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 portable MP3 player with FLAC capability, here are five of the best on the market.
The Astell & Kern AK Jr marries classic design with class-leading sound, making it one of the best hi-res players for the money -- $500, £399 or AU$699.
The iPod Touch is a tiny, relatively inexpensive way to get a taste of iOS, but is it worth buying? Let's find out.
It's a sleek, slim device, but where does it fit in?
Cowon's latest offering to the MP3 world is up for grabs in here in Britain, but is it a match for Apple's mighty iPod touch?
The PonoPlayer is an inherently likeable portable music player that delivers excellent high-end sound, but its quirky design and lackluster battery life leave us waiting for the second generation -- or a price cut.
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If you're looking for a no-nonsense, great-sounding player the Cowon Plenue 1 is pretty hard to beat.