With iPods and many other MP3 players out there nowadays, folks won’t be able to tell what kind of music you’re listening to unless you tell them. The Playbutton, which is expected to launch in February 2011, will offer a different experience to sharing/enjoying music. There will be eight different albums to choose from, and each button is actually an MP3 player, allowing you to listen to your music directly from the “album” itself. You’ll be able to pin it on your clothes, allowing folks to know what kind of music you’re listening to. Of course, the player itself is rather basic, since there isn’t any way to get music off it or a shuffle control. Albums sold on the buttons could cost as much as $30 a piece, though it’ll be up to artists to decide how much they want to charge.

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