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 10:00am11/01/08 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 11:45am9/29/08 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 1:00pm8/30/08 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 4:20pm8/07/08 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 7:47am8/04/08 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 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 12:00am1/07/08 12:00am