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Venturi’s PMP does DMB too!

March 6, 2007

Just when you thought the humble PMP couldn’t get any more functional, along comes Korean manufacturer Venturi (no relation to the makers of that Eclectic solar / wind-powered car) and — get this — squeezes a whole freakin’ DMB tuner inside its new, cryptically-named unit. Actually, it’s pretty difficult to find a PMP coming out […]

Archos 704-WiFi gets official

March 6, 2007

We all knew it was coming. Archos officially rolled out their latest – and quite possibly heftiest — portable video player today, the 704-WiFi. This one weighs in at 22 ounces and sports a 7-inch, 800×480 pixel touch screen display, 80GB hard drive, 802.11g WiFi, support for playback of MPEG-4 ASP@L5 AVI and WMV video […]

Philips Digital Pocket Memo 9600

March 5, 2007

If you don’t have a personal stenographer, voice recorders are a great alternative, however utilizing the technology beyond playback is often more of a hassle than a convenience. Philips‘ new Digital Pocket Memo 9600 offers some nice perks like DSS-Pro file encoding, password protection and encryption, voice command for hands-free use, one-touch key assignment, and […]

Finally from Sony, a Video Walkman

March 3, 2007

Eighteen months after rival Apple Inc. raised the bar in the music player market with its video iPod, Sony Corp. will launch its first digital video Walkman. The NW-A800 series Walkman will initially go on sale in Europe in April. They’ll appear later in other markets but timing hasn’t yet been decided, Sony in Tokyo […]

Olympus SP-550UZ with 18x zoom reviewed

March 3, 2007

If you had high hopes for Olympus‘ new feature-packed 7.1 megapixel SP-550UZ digicam, PopPhoto’s review is sure going to dent — but not burst — your bubble. Olympus made sure to hype the SP-550UZ as having the first wide 18x optical zoom on a compact digital camera, shooting from a wide 28mm to an impressive […]