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 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