This Is What an iPod Looked Like in the Roaring Twenties

In the 1920s, the world was still about 60 years away from the first Walkman, and about 80 from the iPod, but portable music was still apparently a thing. All you had to do was rig a little radio to your garter and a speaker around your head, as the 20s lady in the above video demonstrates. » 12/11/12 10:33am 12/11/12 10:33am

Would You Actually Wear the iPod's New Lanyard?

Yes, the iPod Touch has been updated and it's better than ever. And the feature Apple is trumpeting from the rooftops? A Loop. A loop that goes around your wrist. Because that's how clumsy you are. » 9/12/12 2:37pm 9/12/12 2:37pm

New iPod Shuffles Are Like Old iPod Shuffles

Apple brought a whole gang of new iPods to its event today in San Francisco, the third of which is a refreshed Shuffle. The new guy isn't all that different from its predecessor, save for five new colors. It costs $50 for 2GB. A boring non-update, unless you are a multi-colored gadget enthusiast. » 9/12/12 2:33pm 9/12/12 2:33pm

New iPod Nanos Look Like Gorgeous Tiny iPhones

Brand new iPod Nanos also joined Apple's iPhone 5 party at the Moscone Center today. The totally redesigned junior MP3 players have a larger display, and come in seven beautiful candy-hued colors. » 9/12/12 1:00pm 9/12/12 1:00pm

Do You Use Your Phone As Your MP3 Player?

I had a dumbphone for a long time, so when I finally got a smartphone, one of the big things I was excited about was using it as an mp3 player. "One less thing to cram in my pockets!" thought I, and I just assumed everyone else felt the same way. Any trimming I had to do to get my collection from one device or… » 8/11/12 4:00pm 8/11/12 4:00pm

Is This the Worst Gadget of the Year So Far?

There's still over four and a half months left in 2012, but Brando's new Retro Mobile MP3 Player could very well have already clinched the title of the year's worst gadget. It's a crappy AM/FM radio and MP3 player whose only redeeming feature is that it's shaped like a retro cellphone. » 8/09/12 10:40am 8/09/12 10:40am

Makerbot-Forged Mixtape Is the Most Nostalgic Way to Spread Music Love

Before sharing a playlist of songs with a crush was as simple as a few clicks, the mixtape was a labor of love; a time-consuming project. Every song was carefully considered. That's all gone now, of course, but this DIY MP3 player conjured up by MakerBot can help bring it back. » 7/27/12 1:00am 7/27/12 1:00am

Clip Zip Lightning Review: So Tiny, So Cheap

While the once lush forrest of MP3 players is now a bone-filled, arid desert, there are still a few survivors. One of these hearty few is SanDisk with their Clip series. » 8/24/11 10:31am 8/24/11 10:31am

Talking With Your Earbuds in: Rude or Not Rude?

Slate's Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe had a discussion today about whether or not it's rude to talk with your earbuds in. But is rudeness the issue with this particular practice, or is it another factor entirely? » 8/11/11 5:20pm 8/11/11 5:20pm

White iPod Touch Coming this Fall?

9to5mac has some photos of what looks like a white front panel for the iPod Touch. And if they are, in fact, real, it means we could see a white iPod Touch come September. [9to5mac via Dvice] » 7/22/11 2:48pm 7/22/11 2:48pm

MP3 Players That Look Like Bullet Shells

These cylindrical, bullet shell looking like device is actually an mp3 player that can double as a speaker. It's about 3 inches tall, 1.3 inches in diameter, supports microSD and plays MP3, WMA, APE, etc. » 7/13/11 8:40pm 7/13/11 8:40pm

Griffin iTrip Universal Puts Your MP3s On the Radio

These days, there's a better than decent chance that your car can play MP3s on its own just fine, thank you very much. But for those of us not blessed with Sync or similar, the Griffin iTrip does the trick. » 12/16/10 7:40pm 12/16/10 7:40pm

Dinky, Cheap MP3 Player Turns Any Surface Into a Speaker

That chair you're sitting on, the fridge you're leaning against or even the car you're driving home tonight can all be turned into a speaker with iMo's Resonance MP3 player. » 6/16/10 2:00pm 6/16/10 2:00pm

Freeplay ZipCharge Battery Promises Hours of Juice From 60 Second Charge

It's a familiar situation: you're halfway out the door when you realize the gadget you just pocketed is utterly out of juice. The FreePlay ZipCharge battery can give you precious extra hours of life with a mere 60 second charge. » 4/14/10 6:00pm 4/14/10 6:00pm

This Smooth, Polished Rock Is Actually A Coby MP3 Player

Has Coby dared go down the same route as Apple, by releasing an MP3 player sans controls? It's not clear how the Micro player works, but judging by the lack of buttons it'd appear the controls are in the headphones. » 3/26/10 10:42am 3/26/10 10:42am

Audio-Technica BoogieBox Speaker Handles the Heaviest of Metals

There's no shortage of cutesy portable speakers for listening to music when you're out and about. But if you want something that doesn't feel like it's going to snap in two, the Audio-Technica BoogieBox will do you a solid. » 3/13/10 9:18am 3/13/10 9:18am

I Feel Like the Philips Activa PMP Is Judging Me

"Did you really need that fourth bourbon? And why did you go with the super burrito? Is the cheese and sour cream really necessary?" it seems to ask. "Maybe you should go for a run." » 1/05/10 6:00am 1/05/10 6:00am

Black Friday Deals List Updated

Our Black Friday List is updated with deals from Vizio, WireFly, HP and Amazon, including an entirely new page for Blu-rays and DVDs. That's in addition to Best Buy, Office Depot, Dell, Target, Walmart, K-mart and more. Start saving here. » 11/25/09 5:20pm 11/25/09 5:20pm