Samsung has improved the second-generation Gear Icon X to become one of the better totally wireless headphones, especially for Galaxy phone owners.
The HP DreamScreen is a decent a photo frame and Pandora Internet radio, but it's weighed down by several lukewarm features and an interface that demands patience.
If you hate iTunes, the SanDisk Clip Jam is the best bargain music player you can buy.
The Astell & Kern AK Jr marries classic design with class-leading sound, making it one of the best high-res players for the money.
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.
The Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 is a luxury portable high-res audio player with Android streaming apps, a premium build and excellent sound, but its high price may be too much for all but the most dedicated music lovers.
Priced competitively with similar products, the M200 is a great networked media streamer for the do-it-yourself content guru.
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 H10 includes nearly every coveted feature, but navigating the player controls can be frustrating.
The great-sounding Cowon iAudio X5 looks like an iPod killer on paper, but this palm-size music and video player suffers from mediocre music browsing and some key design missteps.
The Samsung Galaxy Muse is quite possibly the most awkwardly designed MP3 player ever made.
Proof positive that bigger isn't always better, the Archos AV700 fails to make the most of its wide-screen LCD.
The pricey iRiver U10 is a superbly designed MP3 player that is both easy to use and packed with pretty much every feature in the book. But Apple won't be quaking in its boots until iRiver ups its capacity to 2GB and 4GB.
If you're looking for a tiny, well-built, color-screen MP3 player with excellent sound, the Samsung YP-Z5 is a great choice. Just make sure that you're comfortable with the touch-pad controller before you buy.
The Archos 605 WiFi portable video player is one of the best mobile distractions money can buy.
The do-everything Archos 604 WiFi is completely stacked with awesome video playback, Web surfing, and other useful features, but the sluggish processor keeps the experience from being totally satisfying.
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.
Sony revives its Walkman line with the F800 and E470, but for the price you might as well buy a music-capable Android phone.