Thursday, June 13, 2024
Portable Media Players

Portable Media Players

By Shane McGlaun I still think of those giant yellow cassette players from the 1980's when I hear the Walkman name. It also reminds me of those huge headphones with the built-in FM radio sporting the giant antenna that I...
By David Ponce On paper, I suppose it makes sense:1. StealGet inspired by the iPod nano's look. 2. Shove a 2MP camera on the back. 3. Profit!That's the kind of ballsy capitalist innovation we like to see, and we're certain that BTL...
By Ryan Nill This pair of Lederhosen, on display at IFA 2007, comes with a set of controls for your iPod. Made by all-weather wear German company Lodenfrey, these lederhosen will let you listen to music with a distinct lack...
By Evan Ackerman Maybe it's not actually edible, but the Lobster multimedia concept is still quite tasty, as far as I'm concerned. It's called Lobster because of its segmented design (resembling a lobster tail, I guess), which is the heart...
By David Ponce Remember a few years ago when everything looked like an iPod? Well, the iPhone's the big daddy now, and what do you know... stuff is hitting the market that bears more than an uncanny resemblance. ...
By Ryan Nill The Eco Media Player is a wind-up MP3/video player. It can play MP3, WMA, ASF, MP4, WAV and comes with an FM radio, a photo-viewer and an analog recorder. Similar to winding a fishing reel, one minute...
By Evan Ackerman The Thomson A1 is being billed as the world's smallest personal media player with a 3 inch diagonal screen. Aside from that single (and dubious) claim to fame, it's fairly unremarkable (16:9 TFT, plays movies and pics,...
By David Ponce If you have half a brain, when you go out shopping for something, you know you're better off buying the product that does more stuff, while paying less money. That's why we're digging the new Meizu...
By David Ponce Not sure why any company would go and name their portable media player "Tomato U7", but there's no understanding those wacky Koreans. (Just kidding guys, we love you!) One thing's for sure, the U7 may be small,...
By David Ponce Company Blu:sens, from Spain, is releasing an MP3 player with a lot of promise. It's called the G14, and its claim to fame is that it's able to do what Microsoft's Zune didn't have the guts...