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Articles & Videos: Portable High-res Music Players

Here are some tips for listening to MP3 players at safe volume levels that protect your hearing and can possibly improve your listening experience in the process.

The MP3 codec is still the de facto standard for digital music. Understanding what it is — and its limits can help expand your listening options.

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.

The Sony NWZ-A17SLV Hi-Res Walkman will play your hi-res digital files, and gives you up to 192GB of storage so you can take your collection wherever you go.