Category: Portable Media Players

Say Goodbye To Walkman

In Japan, Sony is retiring Walkman cassette tape player.

Only when Walkman first went on sale in Japan on July 1, 1979, that people understood portable music. Before that, there was no way but put …

Watching Movies, TV Shows and Music Videos on iPods

The introduction of iPods has changed the way that people listen to music. While people can now listen to thousands of songs on this small device, you can now also watch your favorite movies, music vi…

EU to even more strictly limit the volume.

The EU has just passed regulations to limit the maximum volume of all MP3 players sold in the continent to 80dB. Most in the area are already limited to 100dB as a French law imposes, and manufactures…

Steve Jobs is Back and He Brought New iPods

Steve Jobs himself showed up today to deliver the news about new iPods in Apple land. He looked healthy, happy, and he had plenty of good news for iPod users. Almost everything got a bump of some sort…

A Single Zune To Rule Them All

I have owned a Zune, and to be honest, I really enjoyed it. If it had a disk mode or OS X support, I would still own it, and I would have already pre-ordered a Zune HD. But alas, Microsoft has no int…

CERULEAN RX TX Stereo Bluetooth Receiver Turns Your Tunes Portable

My iPhone 3GS is Bluetooth ready and fully supports the A2DP profile. This is a great thing when I want to use my Bluetooth headphones, but it is perfectly useless if I want to use my iPod dock and sp…

Kensington Nightstand iPhone Charger Is Alarmingly Smart

When I am on the road (which lately has been too often), I use my iPhone exclusively as my alarm clock.I wind down at night with "NatureSpace" (iTunes link), and I wake to the "Strum&qu…

Microsoft and The Zune Might Be Fighting Back

If someone were to seriously try to dethrone the Apple behemoth that happily rampages around the digital distribution landscape, they would have a tremendous challenge on their hands. They would need…

Another half billion apps downloaded from the App Store

Despite it being only 3 months ago when the 1billion mark was breached, another 500million applications have been downloaded. If you sit down and actually think about it… this is pretty darn amazing…

Apricorn Promises to Beef Up 5th Generation iPod Storage

My new iPhone has 32GB of storage space, and I have about 25GB free. My entire music collection only takes up 9GB of space, which is why the 120GB on a 5th Generation iPod Classic just blows my mind. …