After World War II, people in the U.S. started buying vinyl and record players more than ever before. But over in West Germany, another music player took off: the Tefifon.
Seven generations of iPod nano evolution have culminated in something pretty special. The latest iteration of Apple's mini music player is its thinnest, has the biggest screen ever (for a Nano), and tosses in Bluetooth to boot. Is it great? Yes. Is it enough to make you care about MP3 players again? Not really.
So, you really like those Samsung Galaxy S phones, except oh man you hate phones! You're allergic to wireless networks! Well, lucky you, as of today you can get the Samsung Galaxy Player 4 and 5 here in the USA.
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.
Can you believe that Sony was still selling MiniDiscs, with the Nikkei reporting 22 million players were sold up to March 2011? If you want one brand new, you better get in quick though—as of September, it's deeeead.
The Samsung IceTouch seems odd with its AMOLED touchscreen and rubbery-looking bottom half, but it's fun to use and designed to keep your fingers from getting stiff while handling it. Ok, and the transparent display is just plain awesome.
iPod accessory maker Maxell is going to release music player earbuds that look like many kids' favorite candy-coated chocolate candy. What could possibly go wrong?!
Sony will release a completely redesigned sports series flash memory-based network Walkman in the September/October timeframe. It will be available in two versions, the silver-colored 1GB NW-S203F (
$120) and the black-colored 2GB NW-S205F (