Celrun TV HD Multimedia Player Supports Almost Every Codec Under the Sun

The Celrun TV multimedia player comes equipped to the back teeth. The HD multimedia player totes Ethernet, WiFi b/g for basic, network accessible storage; digital and analog TV tuners, IPTV support, DVR functionality, 320GB HDD, two USB ports, as well as RGB, S-VIDEO and HDMI outputs. Add to that the ability to… » 2/26/08 4:25am 2/26/08 4:25am

iRiver's Multimedia Unit2 has Everything We Could Want, Including Apple-esque UI

We know that iRiver has been working on its all-singing, all-dancing multimedia player-dock-thingie the Unit2 for over a year. The Apple-esque interface, its voice over IP internet telephone (yes, a telephone) and the removable 16:9 touchscreen make it look quite amazing. And expensive. We don't know the price yet,… » 2/18/08 8:32am 2/18/08 8:32am

Multimedia Player-Projector Built Like a Flashlight

Designer Can-Hong Huang takes a page out of Sony's dildo-shaped music player playbook, coming up with this multimedia player that also takes on a phallic shape. This design concept is not only a cylindrical MP3 player with rotating control knobs on its barrel, but instead of a screen it has a flashlightesque projector… » 7/19/07 10:40am 7/19/07 10:40am

iRiver Unit 2: Media Player Piggybacking on a Mini Boombox

iRiver has outdone itself with the Unit 2, a minisystem whose 7-inch 800x480 16:9 screen pops off, giving you the choice of a stationary boombox or porto-player. It's also a polyglot of content, playing all types of digital video and audio files from its 30GB onboard disk or SD slot, plus you can pop in the requisite… » 1/11/07 11:09am 1/11/07 11:09am

Samsung YP-T9B On Its Way: Tiny, Video-Playing with Bluetooth, Too

While fanboys fawn over iPods with their short feature list, Samsung brings the IP-T9B, the little MP3 player that could, stoked with stuff that everybody really wanted Steve Jobs to announce at Tuesday's love feast: video playback (although it's only 15 frames per second at 208 x 176 on a 1.8 inch screen),… » 9/15/06 9:30am 9/15/06 9:30am

Design Concept: Multimedia Player from Karim Rashid

Here's a design concept for a flash memory-based media player by design heavyweight Kareem Rashid. The player takes a curvaceous form which sits balanced like a rocking chair when viewing the screen in landscape mode, or it can stand up on end for vertical viewing. Turn it upside down and you see a blue LED clock… » 8/02/06 11:47am 8/02/06 11:47am