Articles about pmp

Cowon iAUDIO 9+ Portable Media Player
Cowon is back in the portable media player game with the Cowon iAudio 9+

Cowon D20 Offers 90 Hours Of Non-Stop Music
The dedicated MP3 player can be said to have gone all but extinct, especially when you consider that folks these days prefer to carry all of their favorite tunes on a single smartphone (which is more than capable of just playing back your MP3 files, as those do video, too). Well, word has it that Cowon holds out a flicker of hope for the dedicated MP3 player by introducing the […]

Samsung announces Galaxy Player 70 Plus
Looking for an Android portable media player to set yourself apart from the sea of iPod touches? Well if you enjoyed Samsung’s offering last year in the form of the Galaxy Player 70, you will be pleased to hear that the South Korean company has launched an upgrade in the form of the Galaxy Player 70 Plus. Unfortunately at the moment it appears to be available only in South Korea, […]

Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 now available
It’s been awhile since Samsung’s upcoming portable Android media players (PMP) were introduced to the world. Those of you who have been waiting to get your hands on one – we’ve got some good news. The wait is finally over. The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 are now available for purchase on this side of the world. For those of you that need a quick refresher, these PMPs are […]


Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 get release dates
After being introduced quite awhile ago, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 are finally arriving on our shores. At the Samsung Experience in New York earlier today, Samsung had some good news for folks looking forward to get their hands on the aforementioned devices. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 (for those of you who feel that the 7 is too small and the 10.1 is too big) […]

HTC Beat is an Android portable media player?
Over the weekend, an image of a new HTC device called the HTC Beat turned up on the internet, and there were speculations about yet another Android phone from the company. I mean, after HTC Rhyme and HTC Bass – HTC Beat fits in with the naming scheme right? Well, because the first screenshot had the phone’s screen turned off, it was assumed that the device was a phone… until […]

Player & Tape concept music player brings back fond memories
Ahh, don’t you miss the good ol’ days of the cassette tape? When people actually had to spend time creating mix tapes that they shared with one another? Yeah, it’s been awhile, and those days have come and gone. Mixtapes are now equivalent to playlists of streaming music, and cassette tape players have all been replaced by Portable Media Players (PMP) that can even play video.

Skytex Primer Pocket Android portable media player
The Android operating system competes with the iOS on three fronts – the smartphone, tablet, and last but not least, in the realm of portable media players. While the iPhone does have its fair share of worries from Android-powered devices, the iPad 2 is still miles ahead of its competition, with the iPod touch remaining as the undisputed king of portable media players. Skytex takes a stab at challenging the […]

Timesnap lets you watch movies on your wrist
Annoyed that your 6th generation iPod Nano watch doesn’t let you watch movies on your wrist? Well you don’t have to be anymore. The folks over at Chinavision have come up with the Timesnap; a portable media player on a wrist strap that resembles the iPod Nano albeit missing its touchscreen. However it does come with an iPod Nano-lookalike user interface.It features a full color 1.5″ display that’s housed within […]

Sony releases new Walkman PMPs
While the original Walkman might be dead, the brand name still lives on. Sony has just announced new additions to its Walkman portable media player line up: the A860, S760 and the E460. All three models come with a sleek, curvaceous new design, and are touted to have a generous battery life for longer listening. Best of all, they support easy drag-and-drop for transferring music through the use of iTunes […]

iRiver P8 rolls out in Mother Russia
Portable media players used to be all the rage, until smartphones caught up with the game and changed everything. Take a look at even your mid-range smartphone today – surely with its full touchscreen display, you are able to launch your favorite music videos or MP3s with but a few deft touches? This begs the question – is the dedicated portable media player an extinct device in this day and […]

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 5 seems promising
The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi portable media players (PMP) were introduced to the world at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. While the players have yet to make their way over to this side of the world, the folks at Mobile-review have already gotten their hands on the Android PMP and given it a thorough review.From what we know about the device, it’s pretty much a Samsung Galaxy S […]

Creative ZEN Style M300 portable media player
The portable media player is more or less dominated by the iPod over the years, and it has remained so since then with nary a worthy challenger in sight. Of course, Microsoft did try with their Zune, but sad to say, the software giant has failed to take over the iPod’s mantle. Well, Creative does have its fair share of fans, and intend to make a statement with the Creative […]

Philips GoGear Connect MP4 Player runs on Android
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.

Cowon C2 portable media player
The Cowon C2 portable media player takes on a cute form factor, where it does seem to resemble that of an oversized keyboard button, although the display maxes out at just 2.6″. Being a resistive touchscreen display that has a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, you will get TV-out with this puppy, accompanied by a microSD memory card slot, DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting), a USB port and a choice […]

ArmKeypad from NEC lets you issue commands by tapping your arm
The folks over at NEC recently unveiled a new method of command input. Called the NEC ArmKeypad, these unique sensors are strapped around your arm and allow you to issue commands by tapping different places on your arm. Designed to replace gesture commands that are sometimes hard to remember, the NEC ArmKeypad can be applied to portable media players – for your to change tracks or adjust the volume while […]

Samsung Galaxy Player officially announced
The Samsung Galaxy Player that was first unveiled at CES 2011 in January has been officially announced today. The Samsung Galaxy Players are basically Galaxy S phones – minus the phone capabilities. It runs on Android, supports various multimedia formats natively thus eliminating the need to transcode or convert files before playback. This means that you’ll be able to drag and drop video content in formats such as DivX, Xvid, […]

Cowon V5S portable media player arrives in South Korea
When people talk about Korea, most of the time they refer it to the southern part, as that is where all the consumer electronics action is at. As for the north, apart from a formidable army as well as intercontinental ballistic missiles and perhaps, just perhaps, a nuclear bomb or two, all the news from there aren’t too encouraging. Politics aside, we see Cowon introduce their V5S portable media player […]

Kenwood MG-G508 – just another portable music player
Kenwood has just announced the launch of their MG-G508 portable music player in Japan today. These sweet rugged looking devices look pretty interesting, especially with their striking colors contrasted against the black border and bezel around the screen. Though they won’t be taking over the place of the iPod touch that you own right now, these players do what they’re meant to do – which is play music. If you […]

Iriver U100 digital audio player
Are standalone MP3 players dead? We would think so, since many of the other portable electronics out there these days are capable of playing MP3s without batting an eyelid. Perhaps the folks over at Iriver did not get the memo, as they have just made official the Iriver U100 digital audio player (DAP). Nice to know that while it is dubbed that, it will still be able to handle a […]