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…

iRiver Taking Pre-Orders For Retro-Slick Spinn PMP, Shipping October 3rd

iRiver's beautifully designed Spinn we handled in Berlin » 9/29/08 11:45am 9/29/08 11:45am (that giant analog knob, mmm) now has official details on U.S. availability: $250 for 4GB and $280 for 8GB, with pre-orders taken now to be shipped on October 3. We'd love to see a little more storage at that price, but it's a great-looking player with a nice…

iRiver Spinn Media Player Has a Great 70s Retro Flair, Feels Oh-So-Good

I love the new analog controller in the iRiver Spinn as much as I love its simple brushed aluminum design, the old radio-inspired user interface, and the whole packaging. While I'm still partial to direct touch interfaces-which the Spinn has as well, although it's not multitouch-the Spinn rolling thingie feels great,… » 8/30/08 1:00pm 8/30/08 1:00pm

First iRiver Spinn PMP Impressions (Verdict: Lovin' It)

The guys over at Crave UK got their hands on the new iRiver Spinn PMP, and although they have not conducted a full review yet, their initial impressions were positive. They love the 3.2-inch AMOLED screen saying that "Images are stunning; videos are smooth and sharp." They also found the sound quality to be superb and… » 8/07/08 4:20pm 8/07/08 4:20pm

iRiver Spinn Controller and UI Caught on VIdeo: Sleek, But Confusing

We've talked a few times about iRiver's Spinn » 8/04/08 7:47am 8/04/08 7:47am with its revolutionary controller, and now its UI has been captured on camera. Check out the radio-dial-like menu selection system, which looks pretty sleek and shiny. You dial through/click the menus with the feature wheel on the unit. Or by jabbing at the touchscreen.…

iRiver Spinn Analog PMP Gets UK Release Date

The iRiver Spinn, which we saw back at CES, is finally getting a release date. It'll be available in August in the UK in 4, 8 and 16GB models. It'll have Flash support plus a 3D graphics chip to give its UI a little more flashiness, but its analog controls will still be present, as will its 3.2-inch 480x272 screen. No… » 5/30/08 4:50pm 5/30/08 4:50pm

iriver SPINN PMP Uses "Warm Analog Controls" Whatever That Means

What's It: The flash-based SPINN PMP uses iriver's eponymous SPINN UI, which "combines warmth of analog controls" with digital content—apparently this is an analog toggle wheel of some sort. It's stacked PMP-wise, otherwise: 3.2-inch 480x272 screen, FM tuner, flash, Bluetooth, dictionary and 30fps MP4 playback. The… » 1/07/08 12:00am 1/07/08 12:00am