There’s been loads of ‘leaks’ of the next generation of the less-than-popular Microsoft portable media player, the Zune.
Named Zune HD, it’s a heck of a lot better looking than all of the previous Zunes, as does the interface. Gone is the round button, opting instead for a full touch screen.
The HD-ness is two fold –
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Sony has hoisted a vast box of its new X Series Walkmans into the air and given them a hefty kick towards the general direction of consumers at a UK launch today.
Looking to take on the mighty iPod Touch, the new Walkmans look pretty good to our eyes, sporting a 3in touch-screen and coming in 16GB or 32GB flavours, capable of ferreting away up to 7,000 songs or 40 hours of video.
Continue reading Sony X Series Walkman Takes On Apple’s iPod Touch
Well done to the Best Before team who are behind AudioBoo, they’re really building user numbers and adding features.
AudioBoo, if you haven’t come across it already, lets you record and post audio entries from your iPhone. These messages live on AudioBoo and can be integrated into your own blogs – giving you an audio blog post.
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Steve takes a look at Shure’s latest incarnation of in-ear phones made for the iPod generation. Ed
As in-ear phones you’ll either think the Shure SE310 In-Ear Phones are the best thing since sliced bread or hate the very essence of them
They come with a variety of flanges to suit different sized ear canals. The rubber ones tend to seal best, but the foam ones are most comfortable.
Continue reading Shure SE310 In-Ear Phones Review (81%)
With summer around the corner, a whole world of possibilities for annoying your fellow human beings opens up, with Sony Ericsson’s new outdoor wireless speaker MS500 letting you ramp up the volume of your phone.
The self proclaimed ‘trendy’ outdoor speaker lets users amplify the tinny ‘pfft pfft’ of their mobile phone speakers into a pleasingly louder ‘pfft pfft’ with the slightest whiff of bass added.
Continue reading Sony Ericsson Launches MS500 Mobile Music Speaker
Frustrated with trying to navigate the screechy old-school tuning dial on our antique bedroom analogue clock radio, we thought we’d splash out and move into the DAB age with the PURE Digital Siesta.
Continue reading Review: Pure Digital Siesta DAB Radio (83%)
Seeing as many MP3 players come with cheap headphones so frightful that they make LCD Soundsystem sound like a drunk busker, spending a few bob on a decent pair can make a real difference to your sonic pleasure.
Continue reading Review: Sennheiser CX 300 In-Ear Budget Headphones (88%)
Looking rather natty in an all black, rubberised case, the Eton FR140 radio aims to be the perfect companion for deep forays into the countryside or as a handy take-everywhere travel gadget for the self sufficient.
Continue reading Review: Eton FR140 Microlink Wind-Up/Solar Powered Radio With Torch And Charger (86%)
If you like your MP3 players small and reasonably priced and you don’t fancy signing up to the Apple Borg Collective, then Sandisk’s new 8GB Sansa Clip MP3 Player may be worth a look.
Continue reading Sandisk 8GB Sansa Clip Pint Sized MP3 Player
Way back in the day, things were tricky for cash strapped musicians looking to lay down some basic tracks.
With the industry standard Revox A77 open reel tape recorder being the exclusive plaything of the well heeled, even the cheaper Akai GX-77 reel to reel was out of reach for musicians accustomed to their weekly Giros.
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