Electronic MP3 Players

MP3 players come in many different brands and with many different options, but all have a common purpose: Personal audio enjoyment. Learn more about top MP3 players, how they work and how online music technology works with them.


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They're Killing the MP3, but That's OK

The humble MP3 contributed to the birth of the iPod and made widespread music piracy possible. Now it's taking a bow.

How do you transfer iTunes to a new computer?

If you buy a new computer, you can download iTunes and transfer all your music downloads. Learn how to transfer iTunes to a new computer in this article.

Do you have to use iTunes with an iPod?

You can use iTunes without an iPod and an iPod without iTunes. Learn whether you have to use iTunes with an iPod in this article.

Why weren't The Beatles on iTunes?

After many years of lawsuits and haggling, Apple and Apple Corps finally resolved their differences, and on Nov. 16, 2010, The Beatles finally made their iTunes debut. What took them so long?

Can I run my MP3 player on methanol?

Tired of the battery in your MP3 player running down? Perhaps you could look at alternatives. Can you really use a methanol fuel cell to power an MP3 player?

iPod Pictures

The current versions of the iPod line were announced in 2010, but iPods have changed a lot through the years. Learn about the different features of iPods and see how the new versions compare with the older models.

How MP3 Players Work

MP3 players are everywhere -- and for good reason. These portable devices are a convenient way to store and listen to music and to view photos and videos. In some cases, they're even crossed with other devices, like cell phones. Learn the latest on MP3 players.

What are MP3 files and how do they work?

We can transform musical sounds into numbers and record them digitally, although the files can be very large and take over your storage space. That's where the MP3 format comes in. Learn what MP3 files are and how they work.