Sony S640, S740 S-Series Walkmans Have TV-out, Long Battery Life

Yesterday we argued that the old-school PMP might be dead, but Sony sure doesn't think so. It's just updated its S-series with two 2-inch LCD Walkmans that include the new 720x480 TV-out and noise-canceling features built into the upcoming A-Series. » 9/16/09 7:15am 9/16/09 7:15am

Sony A-Series Is the Thinnest Walkman Yet, Has OLED Screen

The pretty player has a 2.8-inch OLED screen (240x400), FM radio, TV-out, noise canceling, and is beautifully thin at 7.2mm. Oh, and it only weighs 2.2 ounces. But unlike the failed X-Series, the A has no touch screen or Wi-Fi. » 9/16/09 5:54am 9/16/09 5:54am

Samsung P3 Media Player Review: Here Comes a Nano Beater

Samsung's new flagship P3 PMP isn't an iPod touch killer—despite the touchscreens, the comparison doesn't hold up. In a shoving match against the iPod nano, however, the P3 trumps it in just about every respect. » 4/06/09 5:40pm 4/06/09 5:40pm

The Complete Story on Apple's "Let's Rock" Event

Sure, you are all aware that there is a new iTunes 8, new iPod nano, and new iPod touch. But did you read our hands-on reviews and the rest of the details and products that many people missed at Apple's "Let's Rock" event? If you want to know all about what happened there, don't forget to go through our complete special… » 9/10/08 1:20pm 9/10/08 1:20pm

Confirmed: Nike+ Only Works With 2nd Gen iPod Touch, Not iPhone or 1st …

Our interview with Apple confirmed something we suspected in our liveblog and our hands on » 9/09/08 3:12pm 9/09/08 3:12pm with the device: that the Nike+ integration only works with . Owners of the first-gen iPod touch, the iPhone and iPhone 3G are locked out, because of the technology required to connect the device to the receiver in your shoe…

iPod Nano Hands-On Impressions

The new, thinner and smaller iPod nano » 9/09/08 2:17pm 9/09/08 2:17pm really is smaller, thinner, and feels much better in your hand. Brian, our hand model, has small hands, so you can see how relatively small the unit is. The aluminum is slick, but the clickwheel might be slightly slick, and not as grippy as previous models. The UI though, is …

iPod Nano 4th Gen Sized-Up Against Its Ancestors

Tall and slender like the first generation, curved a bit like the second generation, with the bigger screen of the third generation: the new iPod nano is clearly a product of its ancestry. And it's no longer a stubby fatty, with Jobs himself calling it the "thinnest iPod ever"—helped a bit by those curves. Check out our… » 9/09/08 2:15pm 9/09/08 2:15pm

New iPod Shuffle: Same Chip-Clip, Now With Nano's Hand-Me-Down Colors

At this point, the housing can't get much smaller without coming with a serious child-safety choking warning etched into the back-but obviously not wanting to leave any iPod untouched today, Apple spread some more saturated ROYGBIV love to the shuffles (the nano's old digs, actually » 9/09/08 2:12pm 9/09/08 2:12pm), ditching the lighter pastels.…

iPod Classic Gets 120GB Boost For $250, 160GB Discontinued

The iPod classic looks like it's getting the runt's end of the "Let's Rock" magic wand today-with boosted storage to 120GB for $250, up from 80GB for the same price. And it's death for the 160GB thickie, matching the Zune's lineup to a tee. Same form factor and colors as last time. Now, the largest iPod money can buy … » 9/09/08 1:17pm 9/09/08 1:17pm

Samsung Pimps the P2 PMP With Accessories and Services

Samsung is launching the P2 PMP with content partnerships with Rhapsody, Napster and CinemaNow. There will also be an array of accessories ready, homespun hardware like speakers and wireless headphones, plus cases from DLO and Belkin. The strategy, which it calls MPfreedom, is acknowledgment that it takes more than a 3" … » 11/01/07 3:35pm 11/01/07 3:35pm

Samsung Ships YP-P2 Media Player, Bluetooth Phone Compatibility To Come

Today in NYC, Samsung finally launched its long-awaited YP-P2 PMP, aka "the P2," the Korean powerhouse's rival to the iPod touch. The P2 features a 3" touchscreen display with an "EmoTure" interfaces that allows you to slide and tap your way through menus. But while it will ship fully functional with A2DP streaming… » 11/01/07 2:22pm 11/01/07 2:22pm