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Sony's new high-res Walkman reinvents the portable MP3 player
Standalone MP3 players are still in demand, and the NWZ-A17 Walkman is a portable player that features up to 30 hours of battery life while playing full 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution music.
3 September 2014 3:45 pm BST
The PonoPlayer ain't no ordinary MP3 player
After years of speculation, Neil Young's Pono device has finally appeared on Kickstarter, but what makes it different from a smartphone? CNET takes a closer look at this device and tells you what you need to know.
13 March 2014 6:47 pm GMT
Sony Walkman NWZ-ZX1 is an MP3 player for the discerning audiophile
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.
20 January 2014 6:54 pm GMT
Worst MP3 player ever?
Samsung's Muse MP3 player borrows a simple design formula and ruins it.
16 January 2013 5:32 pm GMT
2 stars Mediocre
Sony debuts new NWZ-270 Walkman Sports MP3 player
The new 'wire-free' Walkman sports a lighter, improved design and better waterproofing. It's set to ship in March for $99.99.
8 January 2013 1:00 am GMT
Apple iPod Classic review
Is the Apple iPod Classic still relevant, or is it time to put this iPod out to pasture?
3 December 2012 9:24 pm GMT
4 stars Excellent
4th-gen iPod Touch brings iOS on the cheap
Apple's fourth-generation iPod Touch is a great bargain that has withstood the test of time.
27 November 2012 9:27 pm GMT
4 stars Excellent
Is the iPod Shuffle too cute to be practical?
The Apple iPod Shuffle is an adorable way to take your favorite songs on the go, but sometimes it's too small for its own good. We put the Shuffle to the test.
17 October 2012 5:42 pm BST
3.5 stars Very good
iPod Touch review: The almost iPhone
Slimmer, souped-up, and candy-colored, the new Touch is an extremely complete pocket computer. But does it make sense in a world of ultracheap tablets? Think of this, instead, as the King of Mini-Media.
11 October 2012 11:13 pm BST
4 stars Excellent
iPod Nano review: Being small isn't enough
With a revamped design and new features, Apple's seventh-generation iPod Nano sits squarely in the middle of the iPod family. But can this tiny but pricey media player distinguish itself in the shadow of the iPod Touch?
10 October 2012 12:11 am BST
3.5 stars Very good
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