Sep 6, 2007

New iPod Touch an iPhone without the phone

Posted by in Apple, Audio, MP3 Players, Technology, Wi-Fi
Apple iPod Touch MP3 player

Apple have announced a raft of new iPods, with the most drool-worthy version being this, the iPod Touch. The interesting thing about the new Touch is that it’s really just an iPhone without the phone. It’s got the same interface, the same Safari browser, CoverFlow, and even Wi-Fi connectivity – they both even share the […]

Sep 6, 2007

PlusDeckEX converts cassettes to MP3

Posted by in Audio, Gadgets
BTO PlusDecEX cassette to MP3 converter

Readers below the age of, say, 20, may have heard of ancient technology known as the cassette tape. These were crude, unreliable strings of tape onto which you could record music. Nothing digital, just pure analogue technology, which sold by the bucket load in the days when numbers greater than 1 were actually used. BTO […]

Sep 6, 2007

Samsung YA-BS300 Bluetooth Speaker

Posted by in Audio, Bluetooth, Manufacturer, MP3 Players, Samsung, Technology
Samsung YA-BS300 Bluetooth speaker

Samsung have been showing off the niftily-titled Samsung YA-BS300 Bluetooth speaker. As you can see from the pics, the YA-BS300 is not the biggest speaker in the world, but then it’s not meant to be. It’s designed to be carried around with you, so you can hook it up wirelessly to your Bluetooth-supporting MP3 player […]

Sep 6, 2007

SanDisk Shakin' MP3 player

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SanDisk MP3 player

What do you do when your core business is flash-based storage solutions such as SD cards, and you want more people to buy your products? Simple: build nifty gadgets that rely on the flash storage. An MP3 player, perhaps – should do nicely. But then, what if the market in which you’re selling your gadget […]

May 14, 2007

7.1 Surround Sound on a Mobile Phone

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7.1 Surround Sound system on a mobile phone

If you’re into your home theater, then the thought of listening to anything other than full 7.1 surround sound is simply too hideous to bear. If this sounds like you, then even the music that comes from your mobile phone is simply not up to the job. Fortunately, an enterprising mobile phone company from China […]

Apr 9, 2007

Panansonic D-Dock Bluetooth Hi-Fis

Posted by in Audio, Bluetooth, Video and TV
Panasonic D-Dock Hi-Fi: Panasonic SC-PM770SD and Panasonic PM770SD Hi-Fi

Panasonic have announced the Panasonic D-Dock Hi-Fis, which integrate tightly with Panasonic’s D-Snap MP3 players, and which also have Bluetooth built-in, so you can stream your tunes through the Hi-Fis using a suitably-equipped MP3 player or mobile phone. More details and pictures of the Panasonic D-Dock Bluetooth Hi-Fis after the jump.

Apr 9, 2007

Bluesens G40 PMP – with Wi-Fi, without DRM

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Bluesens G40 PMP

This is the Bluesens G40 PMP, what could possibly be the holy grail of Personal Media Player. Much of its features are common to most PMPs: 2.5″ screen, support for a wide variety of music and video formats, storage up to 4GB via SD/MMC cards. What really differentiates the Bluesens G40, though, is its ability […]

Apr 4, 2007

Kyocera Blutooth Music Gateway connects mobile phones to Hi-Fis

Posted by in Bluetooth, Wireless Stereo Systems
Kyocera Bluetooth Music Gateway

Kyocera have released the Kyocera Bluetooth Music Gateway, a novel media streamer that wirelessly connects your mobile phone to your Hi-Fi via Bluetooth. The Kyocera Music Gateway connects to your Hi-Fi via a standard RCA connector, and can peer with your mobile phone using Bluetooth. Using the Bluetooth A2DP standard, you can then stream your […]

Apr 2, 2007

Ferrari Wi-Fi speakers cost more than a car

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Ferarri Wi-Fi speakers, wireless speakers for Hi-Fi

Speakers with built-in Wi-Fi are fairly thin on the ground at the moment, and if the latest speakers from David Weiner Ventures are anything to go by, it’s not surprising – they cost $20,000! To be fair, the speakers are extremely high-end (and high, being 47 inches tall), and are part of a joint venture […]

Mar 30, 2007

Share your tunes without DRM constraints

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NoeStringsAttached MP3 player FM transmitter and receiver

You love the music stored in your MP3 player, but what about your mate’s? Want to hear what he’s listening to without the bother of copying MP3 files from one device to another? Better yet, why not listen to his tunes by just putting on a pair of headphones, without connecting them to his MP3 […]