Digital Audio Player

  • When does inexpensive mean cheap? ‘Sport In-Ear MP3 Player’

    A British shoppe is now hawking what it calls the “Sport In-Ear MP3 Player,” a do-as-you-like 1GB MP3 player you wear around your head. With styling straight out of 1997, the player does all sorts of unexpected things, like supporting, in addition to MP3, WMA and WAV. Its little battery charges over USB. No Mac support, it looks like, but who needs that! So it’s a little on… Read More

  • Juke Tower In-Shower MP3 Player: Bring Your Own Memory

    Add the Juke Tower digital audio player to the long list of weird Japanese gadgets. It’s a no-frills DAP, but one that’s designed for use in the shower. Its designer wanted to make it resemble a bottle of shampoo, and they sure look to have succeeded. The speaker is rated at 0.5 watts and is pointed downward so the audio bounces off the floor. Being that it’s designed for use… Read More

  • New iPod Speaker System Has An Outie

    Those in the market for a higher-end iPod sound system will want to check out the $549 George, the first product to roll out from digital-audio manufacturer Chestnut Hill Sound. One of the edges it has on other systems is its unique wireless remote, which has a full-on knob for navigating your iPod’s menus on its high-resolution, backlit graphic display. You can use it to select music… Read More

  • Zune's Secret Shutdown Extends Battery Life

    For those of you that have gotten your hands on a Zune (Zuners) here’s a tip from Web site Zunerama about getting a little extra juice from you new mobile media player. It’s all in how you shut the device down. Instead of holding the pause/play button down till the screen goes dim, try holding down the down button on the directional pad along with the Back button at the same… Read More