How Winamp Disappeared Into Obscurity

This year marks the 15th birthday of Winamp. During that time it went from being a must-have piece of software to languishing in complete obscurity. But where did it all go wrong? » 6/25/12 4:29am 6/25/12 4:29am

Colorfly Pocket HiFi C4 Pro is a Media Player For The Steampunk Music…

The Pocket HiFi C4 Pro media player from Colorfly has an engraved wood backing and retro brassy front that gives the player a distinctive look, but for the audiophile, it's the quality under the hood that counts. » 6/14/11 7:13pm 6/14/11 7:13pm

Boxee's Streamer Finally Gets Netflix

The Boxee box was a pretty decent streamer, but a big hole was its inability to stream Netflix—something pretty much every other electronic device can do. Now it can. [Boxee] » 2/14/11 2:36pm 2/14/11 2:36pm

A Week With the New iPods

After spending seven days living with our new iPods, we're gonna let them stay. As far as media-slinging sidekicks go, they're pretty good. But it's not all sunshine and rainbows. » 9/15/10 12:00pm 9/15/10 12:00pm

Review: the New iPod Touch

When Apple reshuffled the iPod lineup, the iPod touch became something else. It's not the expensive, fancy iPod. Or the cheap, gimped iPhone anymore. It's the iPod. » 9/02/10 8:00am 9/02/10 8:00am

Review: The New iPod Shuffle

It's not an easy thing, admitting you were wrong. But with the 2010 iPod Shuffle, Apple's owned up to the previous generation's follies in the best possible way: fixing them. Mostly. » 9/02/10 6:00am 9/02/10 6:00am

Panasonic's 3D DMP-BDT350 Blu-ray Player

Panasonic's dropped four Blu-ray players on CES goers today, the DMP-BD45, DMP-BD65 and DMP-BD85. But the big news is the DMP-BDT350, which is their first 3D player. » 1/06/10 6:55pm 1/06/10 6:55pm

Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ Adds HDMI, Ethernet, DTS, and Dolby Digital

Seagate woke up and smelled the coffee, adding a much needed 1080p HDMI output port, Ethernet connectivity, and Dolby Digital and DTS 2.0 to their FreeAgent Theater HD Media Player. The new FreeAgent Theater+ also gets new video codecs. » 9/15/09 8:31am 9/15/09 8:31am

Mirage Media Player Will Project An 80-inch Image...Apparently

Color me interested, but skeptical. The makers of the Mirage PMP claim that when ready, its built-in projector will throw an impressive 80-inch picture. Other specs include a 3.5-inch display, and support for 64-bit games of some description. » 8/19/09 1:30pm 8/19/09 1:30pm

Real Star Trek Tricorder Media Player Goes Where No PMP Has Gone Before

We've seen plenty of Tricorder-styled gizmos, but the PMP-09 is the best I've seen, and a functional gadget in its own-right. The flip-up PMP has a 2.8-inch display, 8GB storage, and provides 12 hours of music/4 hours of video playback. » 8/18/09 2:29am 8/18/09 2:29am

SATA HDD Multimedia Dock II, Now with HDMI

Brando, Brando, oh purveyors off all things plastic and electronic in a myriad forms and shapes. If you didn't like the Brando SATA drive horizontal dock with HDMI output, now you can have the vertical model. » 6/12/09 12:40pm 6/12/09 12:40pm

Flash Zunes Get Cheaper Tomorrow

Following up Zune 3.1 » 11/18/08 6:15pm 11/18/08 6:15pm and , Microsoft's going to announce price cuts across the board for its flash Zunes tomorrow. Not drastic or desperate, but nice, solid drops: The 4GB model will fall to $100, 8GB will go for $140 ($10 off) and 16GB for $180, down from $200, making them all cheaper than the equivalent iPod nano…

8GB Sansa Clips Make iPod Shuffles Seem Juvenile

Perfect for those who need a small device for music on-the-go, the Sansa Clip from SanDisk is very much like the iPod Shuffle with its compact size and its ability to clip onto belt, purses and clothing. However, what makes the Sansa Clip stand out—and what the iPod Shuffle could benefit from—is it produces more bang… » 11/11/08 10:00pm 11/11/08 10:00pm

Dell Ditching Zing-Based MP3 Player Plans, Says Rumor

In July there were some strong rumors that Dell would be bringing out a Zing-based » 11/10/08 5:00am 11/10/08 5:00am MP3 player that would be a "": but now it looks like those plans have been canned. According to the Wall St Journal, Dell had been as close as this Autumn to making at least one Zing-device, but the prototypes are being "indefinitely"…

Almost A Dealzmodo: Iriver Drops Prices on New MP3 Players

Always classy, always feature-packed, and usually too expensive PMP manufacturer Iriver is dropping prices on their current lineup starting today. We already covered » 11/01/08 10:00am 11/01/08 10:00am the Spinn's $50 price drop, to $190 and $230 for 4GB and 8GB capacities, and the more entry-level E100 and Lplayer drop $40, down to $70 and $100 for…

Philips Luxe Bluetooth MP3 Player Is Simultaneously Bare-Bones and…

The sparkly, diamond-esque Philips Luxe mp3 player is a tale of contradictions. On the one hand, it's an mp3 player with a mere 2GB of memory, a scant 10 hours of battery life, a one-line LCD screen, and an expected price of around $90. On the other hand, it's a feature-packed Bluetooth 2.1 headset, providing 100… » 10/25/08 3:00pm 10/25/08 3:00pm

Twinned MP3 Player for the Couple that Shares Everything

Are you in a relationship? Can you hardly bear to be apart from your partner for more than half an hour? Do you make out in the library while sitting next to a Gizmodo writer, totally unaware that someday he'll grumpily complain about you in a post? Well, I have the perfect mp3 player for you and your equally annoying… » 10/11/08 5:30pm 10/11/08 5:30pm

iRiver Concepts Feel Straight Out of Terry Gilliam's Brain

Apart from their Spinn 70s-retro analog goodness » 8/31/08 8:00am 8/31/08 8:00am, iRiver had two beautiful concept products in their IFA 2008 stand which had a design that looked further into the past, as far as the beginning of the 20th century. As you can see in the video, both their Clix speaker-inspired by the shape of cathode ray tubes-and…