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Tag: Media Player

Creative’S Zen Mx Media Player: for People on a Monk’S Budget

Creative’S Zen Mx Media Player: for People on a Monk’S Budget
Creative has added another PMP to their Zen product line, and they’re calling it the Zen MX. While its specs are as exciting as meditation, it will sell for about a hundred bucks, so it’s a decent option for people who are looking for a PMP on a budget.

Sony Releases X1000 Series of Media Players; Apple Doesn’T Notice Because of Their Thick Walls of Money

Sony Releases X1000 Series of Media Players; Apple Doesn’T Notice Because of Their Thick Walls of Money
Sony has seen better times: the PSP was almost abandoned by game developers due to rampant piracy, the PS3 isn’t selling like its previous incarnations, and the iPod is the new Walkman. But the Japanese giant soldiers on, and are still releasing new products left and right, such as the X1000 series of media players, previously known as “Walkman X.”

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games
This jack of all trades media player not only cranks out the requisite music, videos and pictures, it’ll also play your favorite retro video games. In addition to playing a wide variety of audio and video formats on its 320×240 LCD screen, the GAME-800 PMP has a software emulator on board that lets it play NES, Famicom, GameBoy, GameBoy Color and Sega Mega Drive games.

Sony Releases Three DVD Home Theater Systems: Can You Spot the Differences?

Sony Releases Three DVD Home Theater Systems: Can You Spot the Differences?
Sony unveiled three new “DVD-integrated home theater solutions” this week, the DAV-HDX587WC, the DAV-HDX589W and the DAV-HDX285. No, I did not make those names up. Now I’m sitting here, going back and forth between the 587WC’s and the 589W’s product spec sheets, truly, deeply, sincerely wishing that I made this mess up, because for the life of me I cannot tell the difference between the two.

Vhs Video Toaster [Epic Fail]

Vhs Video Toaster [Epic Fail]
Inspired by a scene from an old British TV sitcom, modder/appliance frankenstein lemonie decided to make a real vhs toaster. He succeeded and failed at the same time. Which is kind of a feat in itself.

Sansa Slotradio Comes With 1,000 Songs but No Play Button

Sansa Slotradio Comes With 1,000 Songs but No Play Button
Chip Chick’s Ali was able to test a unit of Sansa’s yet to be released slotRadio, their answer to Apple’s iPod shuffle. A quick look at the slotRadio tells us that the only thing the two music players have in common is their small size.

Mp7 Player Most Definitely Not 3 Better Than Mp4

Mp7 Player Most Definitely Not 3 Better Than Mp4
A while back, I told you guys about an MP5 media player that didn’t seem to do anything more than any other conventional media player. So when I saw this new MP7 player, I tried not to get my hopes up too high for any kind of innovation.

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved

Flexicord Cables: the Slinky Evolved
The main reason why I’m looking forward to a wireless future is because wires and cables are really messy. I can set things up fine, I know how to use color codes and to match shapes and to match the male end with the female end, but the way they sprawl all over the place is really irritating.

Sony X & W Vs. Touch & Shuffle: New Walkmen Unveiled at Ces 09

Sony X & W Vs. Touch & Shuffle: New Walkmen Unveiled at Ces 09
It’s official: the guys at Sony Insider are flippin’ Nostradamuses. Nostradamusi. Nostradami. They are any of those three, because the latest incarnation of Sony’s Walkman has been unveiled at CES, and the gadget’s specs are almost exactly the same as the ones that Sony Insider leaked about a month ago.

Powermat Wirelessly Charges Devices Using Fringe Science. Not.

Powermat Wirelessly Charges Devices Using Fringe Science. Not.
CES ’09 is in full swing, and one of the products on display at the show is Powermat Ltd.’s Powermat. The Powermat isn’t a phone or a big screen TV; it’s just a charger. But what makes it stand out is that it charges devices wirelessly; the largest model can even accommodate 4 devices at once.

Sony Touchscreen Walkman [Rumor]

Sony Touchscreen Walkman [Rumor]
Sony Insider claims that a new, touch screen-equipped Walkman will be unveiled at CES 2009. The player is also rumored to have a 3-in OLED display and will come in 16 GB and 32 GB versions.

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries
It seems that every few weeks, the Korean tech market reveals some new all-in-one gadget that makes me drool. The latest and greatest PMP (personal media player) to come out of the East Asian nation features just about everything you’d ever want in a portable electronic device.

Fostex Gy-1 Speaker Throws 360-Degree Sound

Fostex Gy-1 Speaker Throws 360-Degree Sound
Designed for use with portable media players and computers, this compact speaker from Fostex cranks reflects its sound waves all around you. The Fostex GY-1 amplified speaker has a unique case design that looks kind of like the tip of a missile.

Toshiba Gigabeat-U Media Player: 24 Colors, No Periwinkle?

Toshiba Gigabeat-U Media Player: 24 Colors, No Periwinkle?
Toshiba has rolled out a new series of Gigabeat-U digital media players in a huge variety of 24 candy-like colors. With colors like bamboo, rattan, peony, persimmon and green onion, I thought I was looking at the paint swatches at the Home Depot.

Video Watch Plays Mp4s for Under $100

Video Watch Plays Mp4s for Under $100
The MP4 Watch from Hong Kong importer Brando has the ability to play video, music and photos on its 128×128 pixel LCD screen. The watch is a full-fledged portable media player with 1GB of flash memory on board.

Maxian D900: Media Player on Steroids

Maxian D900: Media Player on Steroids
Korean electronics manufacturer Maxian has recently unveiled their upcoming D900 portable media player. The player features just about everything you could want in a portable. The 4.3-inch display looks great, and supports up to 800×480 (better than DVD) resolution.