Should you get an Apple iPod, Microsoft Zune, or something else? You won't know until you think through all your needs. PC World's Amber Bouman provides some straightforward tips to help you navigate the hurdles that you'll encounter while shopping. And when you're done watching this video, read our comprehensive MP3 Player Buying Guide for more information.

This story, "How to Buy an MP3 Player" was originally published by PCWorld.

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