MP3 player


A little over a year ago, I reviewed the Fiio X3 digital audio player (DAP). I liked the sound (still do) and its ability to play higher resolution files than my trusty iPod Classic. However, its interface suc… left a lot to be desired. Plus the arrangement and purpose of buttons was confusing at best. [...]

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In the past few years, I have reviewed many gadgets for the Gadgeteer, mostly involving audio. I just love headphones and speakers, so I usually stick to that. While I may be more discerning than many regarding audio quality, I don’t consider myself an audiophile and I try not to write like one. That’s not [...]

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Sony has extended their Walkman product line with the Z Series Mobile Media Player.  This Android 2.3 powered Mobile Media Player has a 4.3” touch screen, runs on a dual core mobile processor, has built-in WiFi / Bluetooth, micro HDMI port, and has Sony’s S-Master MX audio technology to deliver a crisp audio experience.  It [...]

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NERF has certainly changed from the spongy footballs from when I was a kid!  Sakar International, under license from Hasbro, has just announced NERF-branded gear for kids, including night vision goggles, helmet cams, and other audio, visual, and technology merchandise.  This gear has been specifically designed and molded to look like the NERF material of [...]

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The Creative ZEN Style M300 MP3 player only has a tiny 1.45" TFT screen, but it packs a lot of features into its small frame.  The M300 has Bluetooth 2.1 wireless (A2DP & AVRCP profiles) so you can listen to your music with Bluetooth headsets or speakers.  Touch keys around the screen control playback. It's [...]

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This cute little MP3 player from Gadget4All would make a good gift for a kid who wants an MP3 player but isn't responsible enough for something expensive.  The Bling Bling Robot MP3 Players come in black, pink, blue, or white; they are all decorated with clear and colored crystals.  They have 4GB of storage, and [...]

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Kube Tiny MP3 Player


ThinkGeek has a tiny, little MP3 player that almost disappears in the palm of your hand.  The Kube is about 1" on a side, weighs less than an ounce, and can hold thousands of MP3 files.  The Kube comes with a 2GB microSD card, but you can supply your own 32GB microSD to hold about [...]

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Back in July, I reviewed a Motz FM Radio Music Box and Auxiliary Speaker, and I was pleasantly surprised at the volume and great sound such a tiny speaker could produce.  Well, Motz has another tiny speaker with enhanced features, and Pyramid Distribution has it for us again.  The Motz Tiny Wooden Power Speaker has [...]

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Ellery Homestyles Sound Asleep Comfort Pillow with Built In Speakers. Plug in your favorite Mp3 player, turn on the music and fall asleep listening to music without bothering anyone else.

I'm not a big fan of falling asleep with the television on.  I do it a lot, but sometime around...say 2 am, I am awakened by loud screaming from whatever cheesy slasher movie is on or the rattling sounds of war from whatever action film is on or worse yet...the sound of some loud-mouth pitchman [...]

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This little MP3 player from Target (online only) is based on Miffy, a little rabbit character created by the Dutch artist Dick Bruna.  The Latte Miffy MP3 Player stands about 2.5" tall, has 2GB of memory, and a battery with up to 12 hours playback time.  You can play MP3 and WMA files that you [...]

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