Portable Gadgets

Jul 11, 2008

Apple turns your iPhone into a remote control

Posted by in Apple, Apple TV, MP3 Players, News, Wi-Fi
Apple Remote

Our sister-site MobileMentalism.com, recently reported a twist in the use of the Google Media Server which meant you could effectively turn your mobile phone into a remote control. Apple (slightly behind the times) has release a freebie which they are calling Remote… nice to see they thought long and hard about the name. Read on […]


Jul 9, 2008

RAmos iMovie T8 Pictures

Posted by in Audio, Coming Soon, MP3 Players, Technology
RAmos iMovie playing music

Last week we managed to get our hands on a video of the RAmos iMovie T8, now they have released a set of beautiful still images. This is a lovely little device with a gloriously designed user interface making it a dream to use.


Jul 7, 2008

Mysterious new samsung U4 DAP

Posted by in Audio, Coming Soon, MP3 Players, News, Samsung, Technology
Samsung U4

A picture of the successor to the Samsung U3 has appeared on Samsung’s Korean site: yepp.co.kr. That, however is all the information there is regarding the device itself, they are keeping it under wraps for the moment. It shouldn’t be much longer before we know a little more as they have already put the place […]


Jul 4, 2008

Nextar's speakers float above the rest

Posted by in Audio, Bluetooth, Gadgets, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Technology
Floating speakers

Nextar’s Bluetooth floating speakers will play continuously for 4 hours and are ideal for using in your pool, but I am sure there are many more people without pools than there are with (me included), so what use is this gadget to us, we may as well just buy the sentry water proof speakers? Well […]


Jul 2, 2008

RAmos iMovie T8 has Video

Posted by in Audio, Coming Soon, Gadgets, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Technology
RAmos iMovie

iMovie…. mmm… now where have I heard a name like that before? Anyway that aside, the RAmos iMovie T8 has the best screen-to-frame ratio in any MP4 player. As you can see from the picture the 4.3 inch touch screen takes up most of the face. Read on to see the video.


Jul 1, 2008

Philips to launch its new player 'GoGear'

Posted by in Audio, Bluetooth, Gadgets, MP3 Players, Philips, Portable Gadgets, Technology, Video and TV
Philips GoGear

Philips has launched its digital audio & video player ‘GoGear (model:SA5245)’. Apart from looking very nice, its most noticeable feature is FullSound, a digital audio algorithm patented by Philips that refines audio output. FullSound apparently brings out the best of their audio system and delivers more life to the music by performing millions of operations […]


Jul 1, 2008

Live TV on your iPhone or iPod Touch

Posted by in Apple, Portable TV, Technology, Video and TV, Wi-Fi, Wireless Stereo Systems
Tv on iPhone

Orb is familiar to us for its music, video and TV-streaming abilities, it can even turn your Wii into a media center (update: new article Wii media centers), but now the folks at Orb have moved on to the iPhone and iPod touch with a new application called OrbLive. Everything you could do before can […]


Jul 1, 2008

Sneak Peek: Creative ZEN X-Fi Portable Media Player

Posted by in Audio, Coming Soon, Gadgets, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets, Technology, Wi-Fi, Wireless Stereo Systems
Creative ZEN X-Fi PMP

I can’t wait to try out the Creative ZEN X-Fi, a series of portable media players with all the usual features but it is the built in Wi-Fi and sound manipulation features which have sparked the biggest interest. The Wi-fi in particular will open up the way into the future of potable media player. Read […]


Jun 30, 2008

The new sentry wireless indoor/outdoor speaker and transmitter

Posted by in Audio, Gadgets, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Technology
Sentry Speakers

You may remember our article on Sanyo’s new waterproof HD TV which enabled you to watch TV in a down poor if you so wished. Well now you can also listen to music while singing in the rain.


Jun 25, 2008

Samsung Yepp P2 and S3 PMPs really wannabe mobile phones

Posted by in Portable Gadgets, Samsung, Video and TV
Samsung YEPP P2 and Samsung YEPP S3 Personal Media Players

Samsung have launched two new PMP devices, each of which looks suspiciously like a mobile phone with the phone innards ripped out. The Samsung YEPP P2 DMB is the daddy of the duo, with the obligatory MP3 player and video player being joined by a terrestrial DMB mobile TV decoder. It smaller brother, the Samsung […]