Sandisk is introducing the Sansa Clip Zip, an uber-small “sub $50” MP3 player that has 4GB ($49.99) or 8GB ($69.99), which can be further extended with a microSD card (32GB). When fully loaded on the storage side, it can contain 8000 songs, which is *a lot*, especially if you paid for all these MP3s ;)The Sansa Clip Zip has a 1.1″ color screen that powers the user interface. This is […]
Bad news for folks who purchase their MP3s from Wal-Mart. The world’s largest retailer chain will stop its MP3 business by the end of this month, August 29th. The company didn’t give a reason for ending the sales of MP3s other than saying it was a “business decision.” Wal-Mart’s MP3 business began back in 2003 when the company decided to compete against Apple’s iTunes. Since then the number of competitors […]
There are so many external speaker solutions available on the market at the moment to let you blast pump up the volume of your iPod when you’re listening to music, but how many of them actually let you listen to music while you’re chilling out in a swimming pool? The WATER ROCKER from ION lets you do just that. It is made up of two components – a transmitter and […]
The thing about portable media players is that they tend to rely on the use of headphones/earphones, which is great when used in loud and noisy environments, but it could potentially damage your hearing, especially if you’re the type that likes to listen to their music super loud.
We’re not sure when Apple designed the iPod Nano 6G, if they had the intention of making it look like it could be a watch. Even if they did not, this happy accident has caused quite a number of watch docks for the iPod Nano 6G to start popping up in the market today, and Incase’s Flex Wristband is no exception.
So you have a really nice set of speakers in your living room, and you want to hook your MP3 player up to it, but the trouble of having to stand up, walk to the speakers and select songs is just not a process you relish, and you wish your speakers had Bluetooth so you could synch your Bluetooth capable device with it, i.e. the iPhone. Well fret not because […]
The great thing about music is that there are just so many different kinds of music available. Different musicians from different parts of the world all come up with their own styles of music. In fact, you don’t even have to go to different countries to listen to different songs – a walk down different neighborhoods in the same city can already be so different. And that’s how the idea […]
If you’re a fan of music and animals, and you care about the environment, these new wooden speakers from Motz should be right up your alley. Made from wood and 100% hand crafted, these beautiful speakers are crafted after of pets of various sizes and shapes. The Wooden PET speakers are touted to produce rich sounds (due to the wooden acoustics?) and look good while doing so as well.The speakers […]
Following in the footsteps of Samsung’s Galaxy Player PMP (Portable Media Player), Philips has just announced an Android PMP of their own. Called the GoGear Connect MP4 Player, it’s basically a mini Android tablet without 3G. Or you could call it an Android smartphone without phone capabilities and 3G.
Back in your younger days, if you’ve had access to a cassette tape recorder, I’m pretty sure you would have recorded a lot of random conversations, made your own mix tapes, and archived your own ramblings to yourself. Well, it’s time to wipe the dust off those cassettes and listen to those recordings again. Thanko has just released a cassette tape to MP3 converter that makes all those old tapes […]
It looks like TDK is really intent on bringing back the old school to today’s modern world. Following up their Boombox from last week, they’ve gone ahead and released a new addition to their Life on Record audio series. This 9.8″ cube has two 5-1/4″ full-range coax drivers and the other two sides are unfortunately only passive reflectors that look like speakers. And if you haven’t figured out by now, […]
If you were a kid growing up in the late 70s and 80s, you would have been part of the boombox generation, and probably owned one or two yourself. Well boomboxes aren’t too common anymore, due to the fact that people stopped listening to cassettes and blasting music out in public is considered more of a nuisance than anything. Well TDK has plans to bring you back into that era […]
Strategy Analytics has made an interesting prediction about the sales of digital music files in the US. According to their latest reports, sales of digital music files in the US will overtake CD sales for the very first time next year. Sales of CDs have slowly been declining over the years, while sales of digital music files have been climbing. The fact that single track downloads are expected to dominate […]
There were speculations floating around hinting that Apple would be discontinuing the iPod classic – one of the few remaining direct descendants of the iPod (which you could say was the MP3 player that changed everything). Apple used to introduce a new model every year except for the past couple of years, leaving the iPod Classic unchanged since 2009. Since the MP3 player has been considered a classic, Apple probably […]