One Day Every Gadget Will Be A Unique Snowflake


RCA began selling the Gem line of MP3 players, including the Opal. Creative introduced its Zen Stone. And today Acer brings us the Gemstone. Earthly naming conventions are nothing new, from the PEBL to the i-Stones, gadget makers have long tried to portray their wares as organic, natural forms instead of the mercury… » 5/04/07 6:55pm 5/04/07 6:55pm

Precious Stones: RCA's Gem Line MP3 Players, Jensen SportFones

Just like the shiny rocks they're named after, RCA's line of Gem MP3 players aren't that fancy. The Pearl is a tiny 1GB thumb drive player with a MicroSD slot, designed for the barebones minimalist. For $49, you get a backlit screen that can alternate between seven colors, and a AAA battery will power the player for… » 1/07/07 6:12pm 1/07/07 6:12pm