A $50 media player is becoming a threat to North Korea's oppressive, isolationist regime. Many North Koreans are using cheap, portable Chinese media players to learn about the outside world and watch contraband foreign TV, news, and films.
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.
iRiver has some of the most stylish tech gear this side of Apple, but the upcoming E200 player looks boringly similar to its E100 predecessor, despite a new thinner, all-metal design, and a larger screen.
We're so used to gadgets afraid to leave the safety of Japan or Korea to travel to our unforgiving west that it's always a treat when it unexpectedly happens—especially a gadget like iriver's P35 PMP.
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.
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…
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…
Not sure how many people actually own or use the the ZVUE portable media player, but if you're part of that proud minority you'll probably be psyched about the new, improved player Handheld Entertainment has announced. Though there's no name for it yet, it'll come with on-board flash, lithium-ion battery, slightly…