Portable Digital Music Players: Articles & Videos

Portable Audio: Safe Listening Out of the Box

Portable Audio: Safe Listening Out of the Box

by Ralph Graves

Keeping your portable player or smartphone at safe volume levels not only protects your hearing, but can also improve your listening experience in the process.

 

iPod® Glossary

by Ralph Graves

Glossary of terms associated with Apple iPods, iPhones and iPads.

 
Get the Best Sound Out of Your Portable Music Player in the Car

Get the Best Sound Out of Your Portable Music Player in the Car

by Robert Ferency-Viars

How to get the best sound quality from your portable music player when connecting it to your car stereo.

 
Video: Playing an iPod in Your Car

Video: Playing an iPod in Your Car

by Zak Billmeier

This short video describes your options for playing an iPod through your car's sound system.

 
iPod® Installation Guide

iPod® Installation Guide

by Todd Cabell

Step-by-step instructions on how to connect an iPod to your car stereo.

 
What are firmware updates?

What are firmware updates?

by Robert Ferency-Viars

What exactly is firmware, and why is it so important? This article answers those questions, and offers some advice on how to keep your gear's firmware up to date.

 
Astell & Kern AK100 music player

Astell & Kern AK100 music player

by David Brown

Music players like the iPod® are more about portability than quality sound. But a new product aims to elevate the portable listening experience far beyond good enough.

 
Video: Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player

Video: Astell & Kern AK100 Portable Music Player

by Video Guest

The Astell & Kern AK100 represents a new benchmark for portable audio, with true audiophile performance you can fit in your pocket. It plays high-resolution music files, delivering them with all their native detail and depth for high fidelity playback beyond the capability of CDs.

 
Sony NWZ-A17SLV Hi-Res Walkman review

Sony NWZ-A17SLV Hi-Res Walkman review

by David Brown

If you're looking for better sound quality on the go, Sony's Hi-Res Walkman has a lot to offer in a very small package.