Apple

MP3 players

Apple iPod Nano 8GB

Ultra-portable, sounds superb but still a tad pricey

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone 4S

No game-changer, but still one of the most talented smartphones on the planet

Apple iPad

Apple iPad 2

Second iteration of the Apple iPad looks similar, but it's faster, lighter and slimmer

MP3 players

Apple iPod Shuffle (4G)

Apple's Shuffle is back in a user-friendly format that marks a return to form from the unsuccessful third generation player

MP3 players

Apple iPod Nano (4G)

The new Apple nano is an improvement on the old in some ways, but it's not the all-rounder that we'd like it to be

Music servers/clients

Apple TV

The almost-there Apple TV is great if you're already in Apple's media orchard, but we wish it would stream our own stuff, too

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone 4

Sounds great, with a fine interface, but rivals are now chomping at its heels

Apple iPad

Apple iPad Wi-Fi

The latest head-turner in the Apple stable, we found the iPad a versatile and accomplished performer that's a joy to use

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone 3G S

A welcome upgrade makes the iPhone even more formidable