Gadgets are getting smaller and smaller with every new release. Manufacturers are designing gadgets which fit a hell lot of features in a small device. Check out this MP3 player. The Ultimate MP3 player measures just 24 x 24 x 24mm and comes with 2GB storage capacity. This small device also packs a FM tuner under its hood. It is so small and light that even its headphones seem to be heavier than the device itself. Priced at $99.95, the device can play MP3 / WMA / ASF and WAV files. Powered by an inbuilt 3.7V Li-Ion battery it can provide you with 200 hours of nonstop music.
We already had the hint that it was coming. Well, pictured above is an official shot of the Microsoft’s pink Zune. Microsoft has plans to roll out 100,000 units of the pink device in May. They are all set to target the geek chicks but it would be much better if they better work on the glitches with the Zune. That would be appreciable.
Epoq, primarily associated with TV manufacturing, has now let loose a minuscule media player that is almost the size of a matchbook. The stunning portable media Mp4 player packs a good stuff of specs in its tiny make. It comes with a high-resolution, scratch-resistant 2.4-inch color display, and is available in 1GB version priced at $99 and a 2GB version priced at $129. It playbacks video files in MP4 and AVI formats at up to 25 frames per second and can also playback MP3 and WMA formats. You can even expand the memory using built-in Mini SD card slot and a single charge lets you enjoy 3 hours of video playback or 8 hours of audio. Via: technabob
Apple has announced that the company has sold 100 million iPods. This has made the company get a place in the record books by making it the fastest selling music player in history. The company has stated that it has achieved the milestone in five and a half years, since iPod made a debut in November 2001. Since then the company has introduced more than 10 new iPod models. The huge success and demand for the player has also given birth to the iPod accessory industry which has more than 4,000 accessories for the music player. We also hope that the company reaches the same milestone with iPhone and Apple TV. Via: Newlaunches
Sandisk Corp. has stated that Yahoo will provide music services for its Sansa Connect digital audio player. Sansa Connect lets you listen to MP3 songs but it also comes with Wi-Fi that lets you download songs form Yahoo without the use of a personal computer. Sandisk has not detailed the terms of the agreement but has stated that it will offer both free and paid services from Yahoo. Sandisk has also stated that the company is the No. 2 seller of digital audio players in United States just after Apple. They think that their device will lure customers who are looking for the replacement of Apple iPod. Sansa Connect will be available in the latter part of this year for customers in Canada and will be priced at about $250. Via: Reuters
Microsoft has got new colors to speak for themselves now! They have been thinking lately of showing off their ultra portable media player, Zune, in new bright colors! They seem to have got the idea of attracting the young generation with those smartly chosen bright colors. Quite a sporty thing the Zune is too. It’s in the news that the Red Zune may be released and made public with a hell lot of sports stuff to. The content may vary from ‘sports clippings’ to a fully downloadable ‘Sports Games’. No matter what may be the fact but they (people at Microsoft) should seriously think of getting a strong hold on to the competition with their counterpart- The iPod by Apple!
Radio 820HD has a lot of functionalities under its belt. Cambridge SoundWorks have done a great job regarding the research and development of this cool device. The developers at Cambridge SoundWorks comment that this little sound blaster helps you play a lot of stuff- whether a regular radio, or a High Definition, HD, radio output. And mind it, only those folks may get the full benefit of this gadget that live in cities which have HD radio stations too. The price carries a hefty sum of $300. The market survey may soon tell that- is it worth the price?
Transcend has now come up with its new T.sonic 820 series of MP3 players. Well, it’s not just another MP3 player on the rack but it has the capabilities to play music, photos, and videos too. Moreover, the T.sonic 820 also brags an FM radio and built-in microphone for sound recording. The Transcend’s T.sonic 820 features a 1.5-inch OLED screen, playlist builder, real time clock, and karaoke-styled lyrics display. You can even use the player to store your PC files or for reading e-books. The stylish player comes compatible with high speed USB 2.0 interface, and over 15 hours of continuous playback. The white model has 2GB storage space while the black one boasts 4GB of storage capacity. Via: techshout
Now! folks catch up with new sensation of this season- the Zune player by Microsoft. The manufacturers at Microsoft suggest it to be the new generation music player that just adds style to your personality as well your world. The magazine, Zune Scene, happen to get an insight on this new generation ultra portable device. They got to know that this new Zune 2.0 happens to be a look alike of the original Zune. Only difference lies in its bigger storage capacity and it’s definitely thinner than the predecessors. Its measurements are -1.25in x .25in and thus very thin to look at, wow! They show their compatibility with Wi Fi and video too. Microsoft plans to unleash these in one single lot of 2.4 million units, guess who will be those lucky ones to have one? Via: Slashgear
After making cars now the auto company Volkswagen famous for its Beetle has now hooked up with electronics giant LG for a VW branded PMP. This new device is named VW Beetle PMP and will be styled according to the Beetle with VW logos and such. This aluminum bodied player will be made available in the same colors as the Beetle that are Salsa Red, Shadow Blue and Sunflower Yellow. The device houses a 2.4-inch LCD screen and supports MPEG-4 / WMV 9 / MP3 / WMA and OGG formats. LG claims that the device will deliver high quality sound for 20 hours on music and three hours on video. All this is great but the only problem with the device is that it does not offer much storage space and will be available in two variants with 2GB and 4GB HDD. The price and availability is still in curtains. Via: Engadget