With the MP3 format taking the prize for convenience and compression when it comes to music, MP3 players are now a portable-entertainment staple. They let you carry hours of music everywhere you go.

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Apple iPod 30GB MP3 player

In this article, you will learn about the technology of MP3 players, the different ways you can use this device, and the various functions you can find on MP3 player models so you'll know what to look for if you're in the market to buy one.