Cowon announces two new portable media players

After about a half-year break from making anything substantial, the well-rested Cowon has just announced two new portable media players. The S9, seen above, will be primarily geared towards light port

‘Coming up soon…’ New Archos portable media players

Get ready for the next generation of Archos portable media players. A banner on the company’s Web site reads “Coming up soon…” There’s zero info other than that, and why would th

iRiver's Spinn launching, looking gorgeous

I’ve always liked iRiver’s stuff, and even though the iPod Touch gets all the love these days, iRiver is still mighty popular on the other side of the Pacific and I wish I had more chances

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 f

Archos launches GPS unit, live portable TV, and Flash 9 support for media players

Archos sent out a fairly lengthy press release today updating us to a few new things its doing with its WiFi-equipped media players, including adding live TV and GPS capabilities. With the new In-Car

Pigboat contest winner: Ryan

Using my secret aggregation method for picking winners, I chose Ryan as the winner of the nasty PMP. His sad, sad prize is on its merry way. I guess I’m wanting this piece of total shit cr

Samsung bumps P2 up to 16GB

Samsung’s YP-P2 PMP is finally getting a much needed bump in storage from 8GB to 16GB. I’ve got a 4GB or 8GB P2 somewhere, but being a Mac guy hinders me from using the fancy little guy. M

WiBro PMP from Samsung should infuriate us all

[photopress:SWT_W100K_002.jpg,full,pp_image] We’re a couple months away from seeing any WiMAX activity here in the US, but it’s coming, at least. Will we have any WiMAX ready devices? Probably not

SanDisk Sansa Fuze is real, coming soon

We first caught wind of the Fuze last week and now it’s official. The 4GB Fuze will come in red for now, we assume more colors will be available, and will retail for $100. The little PMP features a

CrunchDeals: 4GB Samsung P2 PMP for $150

[photopress:p2150.jpg,full,center] The Samsung P2 portable media player usually retails for around $200 but has it now for $150. The 4GB model, that is. The Windows-only pmp is constantly evol

Toshiba's tiny 8GB mp3 player is GyaO-tiful

I’m not sure what’s up with the name, but this is a cool-looking little gadget. It’s from Toshiba (like this other little guy with a digital TV tuner inside) and it costs about $300.

Teclast T50: could be an iPod Touch rival

Teclast just might have a real iPod Touch competitor on their hands with the T50. It claims to have a capacitive touch screen with multi-point touch recognition on a WGVA widescreen display. The Chine

Slacker shipping today

Was anyone really surprised that Slacker delayed shipment of their player multiple times? Come on! With a name like Slacker it was inevitable. Anyway, pre-orders began shipping today. In case you want

Tactile MP3 player: Control it with near-zero forethought

[photopress:tactilemp3.jpg,full,center] Having lost my iPod nano last week, along with a host of other personal effects, I’ll presently be in the market for a new media player, one that doesn&#8

Cowon has a tiny, touchable PMP for you

I love these guys. They make good stuff. Their booth was pretty sparse, but the A3 and D2 were looking good in their little enclosures. The A3 (right) I’d seen before, and it was the D2 that cau

Philips Pimps New GoGear PMPs

Product Name: Philips GoGear PMPs Description: Like a cop giving out tickets at the end of the month, Philips is definitely trying to fill some kind of quota…. The company released just about every

CES 2008: Samsung Blue Wave updates P2's, T10's firmware

[photopress:P2_black_on_cloth.jpg,full,center] Product Name: Samsung Blue Wave Description: Software program to update firmware on Samsung PMPs like the P2 and T10 Price: Free~! In-store date: Downloa

What is the iPhone of personal media players?

It struck me kind of funny that the web site ponders aloud whether or not the Cowon Q5W is "the iPhone of Personal Media Players" because of its "long list of features that

Credit card sized video players or gigantic hand model?

These tiny video players are available at for $100 each. One’s got a 2.8-inch display and one has a 2.4-inch display. How do you like that? They’ve each got 2GB of memory and

Sleek 'S3' apparently has a clarity-enhancing finish

If you’re in Korea, you’ll soon be able to pick up ACELAB’s new S3 portable media player which, according to a company official, is surrounded by a special finish that’s suppos
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