iPod Touch Second Generation Rocks Our Socks Off

The new iPod touch is out. It has a new design: chrome rim, with a tapered back similar to the iPhone, but thinner. It now includes external volume controls as well. It also has Nike+ integrated with no transmitter needed » 9/09/08 1:34pm 9/09/08 1:34pm (you still need the in-shoe transmitter, but it has an RFID receiver built-in) as well as…

Cowon P5 Portable Media Player Has 5-inch Touchscreen, Haptics, Usual Cowon Goodness

Cowon's upcoming P5 will improve on their A3 » 7/24/08 2:51pm 7/24/08 2:51pm and portable media players (which we've both reviewed) with the addition of a haptics touch-feedback feature. The rest is fairly similar: a 800x480 screen, FM radio, stereo Bluetooth, TV-out, stereo speakers, USB, extreme codec support and 40GB-80GB sizes. There will still…

IOGEAR's Portable Media Player Upscales Video to 720P, Bears World's Most Generic Name

IOGEAR's portable media player, actually named Portable Media Player, may look as generic as its name on the outside, but actually has some good features on the inside (but no screen). There's the most unique one, the ability to upscale video files to 720P for display on an HDTV, but there's also XviD, DivX, MPEG1/2,… » 4/08/08 3:00pm 4/08/08 3:00pm

Oppo Super Five PMP Can Handle a Ton of Formats

In the case of this Oppo PMP, the moniker "Super" certainly applies. The Super Five can handle just about any format you can throw at it including: RM, RMVB, FLV, DAT, MPG, MPEG, AVI, 3GP in video and OGG, MP3, WMA and WAV and dual-APE, FLAC Lossless audio. Plus, photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF and PNG pose no problem for… » 10/15/07 9:05pm 10/15/07 9:05pm

LG Intros LAN-SD460 GPS Navi with Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls

Among the saving graces of hyper-expensive factory-installed GPS systems are niceties such as steering wheel-mounted controls. LG adds that convenience with its LAN-SD460, a combination GPS navigation system and portable media player which also has DMB to receive those digital broadcasts in Japan. All of that video… » 10/18/06 1:42pm 10/18/06 1:42pm