Posts Tagged ‘ MP3 players ’

You Talking To Me? Study Finds Kids Paying Less Attention to TV

Mar 10th, 2008 | By | Category: General, New Media Organizations

Every day, at least one news item makes us pause, and say, “Well, duh” (as in, “yeah, tell me something I didn’t already know.”). Our “duh!” moment of today comes courtesy of a study on social networking by new media market research firm Grunwald Associates. Their scholarly finding: kids aged 9 – 17 are paying […]

2nd Generation Zune Tanking

Feb 7th, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

When Microsoft introduced the 2nd generation Zune portable media players last fall, it was clear that they’d done a lot to catch up with Apple’s iPods. If Amazon’s sales are any indicator, though, Microsoft’s 2nd Zune sales have tanked since their introduction. Apple’s iPods continue to dominate the list of top MP3 players at Amazon, […]

RealNetworks, SanDisk Team Up to Create iPod, Zune Alternative

Sep 18th, 2006 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

RealNetworks and SanDisk have announced plans to release a portable music player system that will compete with Apple’s iTunes/iPod combination and Microsoft’s Zune. The companies plan to release the Sansa Rhapsody, a portable music player based on SanDisk’s e200. The e200 series is priced starting at about $110 for a 2GB player with a color […]

Power Pouch Sports Bra: The Single Most Important iPod Accessory Ever Made

Sep 6th, 2006 | By | Category: General, iPod Accessories

Gracie’s Gear, a manufacturer of women’s athletic wear, recently introduced the Power Pouch, a sports bra that securely holds a woman‚Äôs workout essentials, such as keys, an MP3 player, and energy gel while providing the support that women expect from a traditional sports bra. The Bride of Macenstein has a review of the MP3 sports […]

Unsubstantiated Rumor: iPod Phone on the Way

Sep 6th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple will soon be releasing an iPod phone, according to American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu. Rumors about Apple iPod phones have been around for years. Photoshop mockups, like the one above, provide a vivid image of the concept but may have no relationship to what Apple may or may not release. Apple could release […]

Doctors Warn About Hearing Loss from iPods, MP3 Players

Sep 6th, 2006 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

New research conducted for the UK’s Royal National Institute for Deaf People’s Don‚Äôt Lose the Music campaign reveals that 58% of 16-30 year olds are completely unaware of any risk to their hearing from using MP3 players and other audio products that attach directly to the ears. The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) […]

Zune Watch: FCC OK’s Toshiba iPod-Killer

Aug 28th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

The 1089 is equipped with a 1.8″ 30GB hard drive, a 3″ TFT LCD display, a USB 2.0 connection for transfering files and a built-in FM tuner. And WiFi.

Apple To Pay Creative $100 Million To Go Away

Aug 24th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

Apple has agreed to pay Creative Technology $100 million dollars to settle all legal disputes between the two companies, and for a license to use Creative’s recently awarded “Zen” patent in all Apple products.US Patent 6,928,433 covers “A method, performed by software executing on the processor of a portable music playback device, that automatically files […]