Mental Media

Jan 8, 2009

CES 2009: SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

Posted by in CES 2009, Events, Manufacturer, Mental Media, MP3 Players, Portable Gadgets
SanDisk Sansa slotRadio

SanDisk showcased a rather usual mp3 player at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. It is called the Sansa slotRadio, priced at around $100 and doesn’t have its own internal memory to store the music. Instead it relies on a partner in crime, the slotRadio music card that was specifically designed for the casual music […]


Oct 13, 2008

Mental Media: Retro Korg DS-10 synth for Nintendo DS

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Korg DS-10 for Nintendo DS

In the world of music making, software synths have dominated in recent years, with all manner of old and new synths being emulated on PCs and Macs. Now, though, a new platform might jsut be about to emerge that could potentially change the entire field of music. That platform is the Nintendo DS, which is […]


Oct 2, 2008

Mind reading music player

Posted by in Gadgets, Mental Media, News

I have always wondered what it would be like to have a sound track to my life, like they do in movies. When I am happy and it is sunny I can stroll down the street to something cheerful where as when I am in a mood I would hear something equally glum. Musinaunt, a […]


Sep 26, 2008

Mental chargers: iPod and iPhone chargers with a difference

Posted by in Mental Media, Portable Gadgets, Technology
iYo YOYO iPod charger

iYo YOYO We saw the iYo YOYO (pictured above) and memories of our childhood came rushing back, yoyos are versatile toys; you can walk the dog, go around the world and now you can even charge you iPod or iPhone with one. The Swedish designer Peter Thuvander has taken your average yoyo added a little […]


Aug 21, 2008

Mental Media – the Ten best Audio Gadgets you never knew they made part 2

Posted by in Audio, Gadgets, Mental Media

5). Alesis Transactive Mobile – the world’s largest iPhone dock? What is it? Regular iPhone speakers are for wimps! What you need is the Alesis Transactive Mobile (although calling it “mobile” is a bit of a stretch!), a huge industrial strength amp and speaker designed for outdoor events that belts out tunes to over 150 […]


Aug 21, 2008

Mental Media: the Ten best Audio Gadgets you never knew they made

Posted by in Audio, Featured, Gadgets, Mental Media
iPod Boombox made of cardboard

Traditional music devices like HiFis, are so last century. Now all our videos and tunes have gone digital, there are thousands of gadgets that let you do all sorts of things to them, most of which you never knew you wanted to. In the first of a regular series of Mental Media gadgets, here’s a […]