The Mighty Vibe's audience is limited to Spotify Premium users, but it's an appealing little music player for those looking for an iPod Shuffle-like device to wear on the go and leave their phone at home.
If you hate iTunes, the SanDisk Clip Jam is the best bargain music player you can buy.
Basically, the 2015 iPod got a brain transplant to keep it chugging along. Everything else about it remains unchanged making it an easy swap out for businesses that currently rely on the iPod, but a hard sell for most people.
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 Apple iPod nano 6th gen is a great product for rich people who use the gym. For everyone else, the iPod shuffle and iPod touch offer better value for money.
It has none of the elegance of Apple's equivalent iPod Shuffle, but it's cheaper and has some very useful features, including a built-in screen, FM radio and recording capabilities. Minor concerns aside, the NWZ-B142F is good performer with an attractive price tag.
The sum of the NWZ-S710F's audio enhancement and noise-canceling features adds up to one of the most pleasant and private music experiences you can have for less than $200.
If you want a beautiful-looking device with killer battery life, consider the Sony NW-E400 series.
If you're looking for a feature-packed flash player but you don't want to spend a ton to get one, Creative's Zen Nano Plus is the device for you.
Light on features and low in price, the SA1100's simplicity will either be appreciated or lamented, depending on your needs.
The SanDisk Sansa slotMusic Player is a reasonable option for those who still haven't made the switch from CD to MP3, and there's no computer required, so even technophobes can use it.
While the Key019's coolness factor may appeal to the must-have gadget crowd, photo and music enthusiasts will find it lacks certain features they've come to expect in many of today's portable convergence devices.
The Creative Zen X-Fi's plastic design leaves a little to be desired, but that doesn't detract from the fact that the player is an incredible value overall: for an extremely competitive price you get a boatload of features and great sound quality.
The X-Series is a superb choice for audiophiles who want a luxury device with an excellent touch-screen interface and plenty of other bells and whistles.
The Slacker Portable Player isn't the best player for audiophiles and control freaks, but its excellent accompanying service makes it perfect for those who want their music provided to them for very minimal effort and cost.
The Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link offers an easy way to watch digital video files without the need to hook up a computer to your TV.
If you're looking for an oversize portable media player that emphasizes hard drive capacity and media-card support over compactness and DRM support, check out the Wolverine Data MVP.
Feature-hungry music fans will find their appetites whetted by this supercharged, high-capacity portable music machine.