Axxen, a Korean company, has come up with a MP3 player that displays album art in a circle on the front of the player. Featuring the control buttons at the centre, the PLEIO flaunts 128MB of storage capacity, but the supplementary album art attribute defers you from storing as much files as your regular 128MB MP3 player does. No exact words on pricing and availability. Apart from the digital album art quirk that seems bit innovative, there is nothing much to boast about the PLEIO player.
Linux has been running on Apple iPods in full functionality. But the question arises that can we make the OS run on Zune as well…? According to ‘Mys Videl’ a fearless individual it does. The individual claims to have successfully loaded the OS on his Zune and has posted the story on ZuneBoards. We all know that the processor of the multimedia player, Freescale iMX31L can run the OS. Videl has not yet posted any details on how to change the OS of the player. But he has confirmed that the player was able to boot while synced and had limited capabilities. He has also commented that he will release the full details as open source once the procedure is fully functional.
Converting different type of audio or videos, such as cassette tapes, vinyl records, television shows and VHS tapes, directly to the iPod was one of the snags that must have deferred you from enjoying your favorite music, videos and shows. Now you may put your snag at rest, for a hot device has come to the fore that converts any sort of audio or video format directly to an iPod and that too just with a single click of button. All you have to do is plug the device; push the record button; and the content is converted to digital MP3 or MPEG4 format; it will occupy just about 1 GB for three hours of 320 x 240 resolution video content; and straight away is stored on your iPod. You just need any audio or video device with RCA connections and S-Video, including audio/video cables. You can do all this for a price of $159.95.
No doubt, Apple has been enjoying unanimous or unprecedented glory in the DAP market for quite a time. But if you are bored from the Apple brand and want to try something new that offers a bit more usefulness and elasticity as well, NOVOMAX has come up with its hot screen-less, shirt-pocket affable DAP/ flash card reader design in an compact enclosure that even may fit in your palm. Presenting USB 2.0 connectivity, ten hours of battery life on a single AAA cell, the Joypot CP C210 comes in 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, or 1GB of internal storage, moreover if you wish, you could minus the internal memory. Above all, if you are looking for some extra or bigger records, you may stock it up on an SD, mini-SD or MMC card. For shifting different files from one device to another or to the HDD of your PC or laptop, the unit also doubles as a card reader. Not to bother about the weight, as it’s just 25 grams. No exact words on pricing and availability.
A couple of months ago i-station launched its fabulous mini players and has now added some additional features to these players and launched its upgraded models. Mini DX pocket media player carries the same old 2.4-inch LCD, T-DMB and is available in 1,2 and 4 GB capacities. This new player adds on some essential features desired by the consumers which were missing in Company’s original Mini players. FM tuner, USB host support and a microSD slot are the new features added to the device. This means a lot more entertainment. The player is not available for U.S. market and has different price tags for different configurations. The 1GB player should be going for 198,000 KRW (about $213 US), while the 2GB version hits 248,000 KRW (about $267 US).
Extending the GT lineup of car players, Sony is all set for its new CDX-GT610U/CDX-GT616U, a CD tuner or changer controller with front panel USB input for personal audio player that allows playing all sort of music files in MP3, WMA, ACC or ATRAC formats from any type of digital source or system. Featuring the Sony-developed DRIVE-S chassis technology to ensure superior sound quality and 4 x 50W S-MOSFET output for sufficient power to run the system, together with the precise 24-bit D/A conversion for digital audio reproduction, the latest car CD player from Sony features a flip-down front panel flaunting a 13-segment fluorescent screen for disc, track title, artist and other information. Allowing plug and play connection, owing to the front panel’s USB socket, the latest car system also offers a Sony Walkman function that can be controlled straight from the front panel or through the small/handy remote, so back seat drivers could choose the play list from their place. The Sony CDX-GT610U/CDX-GT616U car CD player will be available sometimes in the month of January. No words on pricing.
Chestnut Hill Sound is all set for its upcoming “George” sound system that is capable of playing iPod, together with the AM/FM radio. Featuring uses the ZigBee wireless protocol; the new sound system can be controlled by a detachable wireless remote that presents its own LCD display and range of controls. The George unit will be available by next month for a piecing of $550. You may expect the official announcement of the launch date of the George at CES later this month. Though, the George resembles one of the Apple’s Hi-Fi to some extent, but whether it be able to match the other qualities of the mighty system (Apple) is the important concern for buyers.
Fading all the rumor, over the Walletex Wallet MP3 Player, into the thin air, people at Krunker have come up with some information and pictures about the hot player that was announced just few days back. The new MP3 Player isn’t much thicker than your credit card that easily fits your wallet, and it won’t be wrong to aver Walletex as the ever slimmest MP3 player. There is no chance of loosing or missing out, until you loose your wallet. Featuring double sided USB connector with three-in-one functionality, counting USB communication, Charging, and Audio jack, the Wallet MP3 Player presents large double-sided branding area for high quality printing and it comes with water proof, dust proof, and temperature resistant qualities as well. The hot player will be available in a series ranging between 128Mb to 2GB, sometimes in middle of the year 2007.
I love my iPod, it is the best thing that I use to pass my time when I am alone so, I was looking for some thing what could protect it from damage without spoiling it looks. Fendi case is what I was looking for this is a fashionable case made up of leather and velvet that will protect your iPod and it looks fabulous. The case has been created by uber-designer with Fendi’s trademark Zucca print.
TechTool has launched a new utility that can covert your iPod or any other memory source into a device to boot your Mac, diagnose it and also test it. The applications will covert your iPod into a device that can repair your Mac computers and you can also store your music into the device. Moreover the device becomes handy as you can carry it along in the pocket of your shirt. The application ships in a DVD and that includes the TechTool application along with TechTool Pro Classic, TechTool Pro 4 and DiskStudio. All you have to do is to simply select the device that you have to use as a tool and the application will format that for you and also load the respective files on the device. That really cool…! What Say!