portable media player

  • The iRiver P7: The portable media player that automatically converts your videos for you

    The iRiver P7: The portable media player that automatically converts your videos for you

    You’re looking at the P7, iRiver’s latest portable media player that runs circles around the iPod. The big thing this go-around is that it automatically converts your videos to make sure they playback flawlessly. How well that actually works, in the Real World, isn’t quite known yet; it’s new, you see. Read More

  • Thanko releases new and improved portable multimedia player

    Thanko releases new and improved portable multimedia player

    Thanko, the infamous gadget vendor from Japan, has released an upgrade of its portable multimedia player that has been available since July. I am not sure if anyone will be interested in buying the device but it should be listed in the company’s English online store soon (price in Japan: $85). The player runs on Windows Vista and XP and features a 3-inch TFT screen with a… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: iRiver PMPs on the cheap through the end of the year

    CrunchDeals: iRiver PMPs on the cheap through the end of the year

    There’s a small sale on iRiver doodads that might interest you, especially with the holiday shopping season coming. From November 1 to December 31, the iRiver Spinn, Lplayer and E100 are all getting their prices slashed anywhere from $30-$60. For example, you can grab the 8GB model of the E100 for $99. If you’re looking for something a little more flexible, the 8GB Spinn is now… Read More

  • The Sega Vision is not what you think it is

    The Sega Vision is not what you think it is

    Our skepticism regarding the Sega Vision was well-placed. While the device is real insofar as you can buy it, it’s not Sega’s re-entry into video game hardware. The company told Unofficial RPG Site that the Vision is “primarily an MP4 video player with some basic games functionality, and not a new handheld gaming machine.” Furthermore, the device isn’t manufactured… Read More

  • Kenwood Japan updates its "Media Keg" series of portable media players

    Kenwood Japan updates its "Media Keg" series of portable media players

    Kenwood recently announced it will expand [JP] its “Media Keg”/ MG-E series of portable media players with a new model, the MG-E504. The company didn’t talk about plans for outside Japan, but at least it translated the menu into English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch and Italian. An international version doesn’t seem to be impossible. The device is nothing really… Read More

  • Journey MP3 player pre-loaded with their new album

    Journey MP3 player pre-loaded with their new album

    Journey, the “band,” has a 1GB MP3 player out there, brought to you by the fine folks at ZVUE. It comes with 11 brand new songs from the album Revelation and 11 re-recorded songs. A neat venture, but one we’d like to see with a good band, like My Chemical Romance. via Anything But iPod Read More

  • iRiver L Player: FLAC tested, Muse approved

    iRiver L Player: FLAC tested, Muse approved

    Indie cool iRiver is now showing off (in Korea) the L Player, using message board cool Muse’s likeness to promote it. The portable media player has 2-inch LCD, and works with all the dumb file formats you’re likely to find on The Pirate Bay or whatever, including MPEG-4, XVID and FLAC. There’s even OGG support—that must be great news for, like, nine of you. SRS Wow… Read More

  • IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    IOGEAR's 'Portable Media Player' announced

    I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I’ll see if I can’t get my hands on a review unit to take it for a spin. The IOGEAR Portable Media Player is 3.2-inches wide by 5.25-inches long by .75-inches thick and contains a 120GB hard drive. You hook the device up to your computer via USB, dump videos and photos onto it, and then hook it up to your TV via composite or… Read More

  • Sony A820 8GB/16GB Walkman has The Bluetooth built-in

    [photopress:sonya820.jpg,full,center] New Sony portable media players for your viewing pleasure. The NW-A820 series was just announced in Japan, where it’ll be released on March 20. (No release date for the U.S. has been announced. Sony hates us.) Two versions have so far been spotted, a $350ish 16GB model and a $260ish 8GB model. Now, then, what does it do? First, what it… Read More

  • Leapfrog's Crammer PMP+studying device for the kiddos

    [photopress:Crammer_product_shot.jpg,full,center] Johnson, Joel Johnson has an exclusive over at Gadgets, Boing Boing Gadgets on a new Leapfrog portable media player player that doubles as a cramming (studying) device. Named the Crammer, this $60, 1GB player only plays Ogg Vorbis files, presumably to avoid the licensing costs associated with MP3 playback. (Maybe it’ll transcode MP3s… Read More