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  • Sony selling its waterproof MP3 player in a bottle of water
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    Sony selling its waterproof MP3 player in a bottle of water

    By 11 February 2014

    Sony wants to convince you its waterproof NWZ-W273 MP3 player can really go with you for a swim.  The company has begun an advertising campaign in New Zealand to sell the waterproof MP3 player within a bottle of water. It's called the Bottled Walkman,...

  • Sony's waterproof-wearable Walkman NWZ-W274S is more than just alliterative, you can swim with it too
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    Sony's waterproof-wearable Walkman NWZ-W274S is more than just alliterative, you can swim with it too

    By 1 October 2013

    Sony has announced the Walkman NWZ-W274S, its latest waterproof-wearable MP3 player come headset that you can wear and listen to while you're swimming. It comes with 8GB of storage - enough for up to 2,000 songs, says Sony. And it has improved earbuds...

  • Astell&Kern AK120 portable Hi-Fi system: Hands-on with the £1,100 iRiver music player
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    Astell&Kern AK120 portable Hi-Fi system: Hands-on with the £1,100 iRiver music player

    By 27 September 2013

    Not a name particularly known outside of the serious Hi-Fi and audiophile industries, Astell&Kern is about to start to make inroads into the UK with its incredibly high-end digital music player, the AK120. You will have heard of the parent company, Korean...

  • Apple has contributed $65 million to (PRODUCT) RED through sponsored products
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    Apple has contributed $65 million to (PRODUCT) RED through sponsored products

    By 27 September 2013

    Apple is leading contributions to RED, an organisation focused on beating Aids, tuberculosis, and malaria worldwide, raising $65 million through its products for the RED foundation. Apple has long been associated with RED. Bono, the U2 frontman and one...

  • Sony E series Walkman video players offer up to 77 hours battery life
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    Sony E series Walkman video players offer up to 77 hours battery life

    By 10 July 2013

    Sony has announced two new MP3 and video players for the UK, with the better specified of them offering up to 77 hours of battery life. The Sony Walkman NWZ-E580 has a 2-inch screen, 16GB of storage (for up to 3,700 songs), and weighs just 49 grams. Its...

  • Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 sports media player review
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    Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 sports media player review

    By 1 February 2013

    The Sony Walkman W273 sports headphones are the latest "active" headphones from Sony and are designed for runners, or those keen to ditch the need for a headphone cable trailing somewhere over their body, when they exercise. No wires, well only one Unlike...

  • Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies
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    Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has announced its new waterproof, all-in-one Walkman W273 media player at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  Unlike most media players available on the market, the W273 is wire-free, with all of the MP3's internals built right into the headset.  The new Walkman...

  • Apple iPod nano pictures and hands-on
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    Apple iPod nano pictures and hands-on

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has reinvented its iPod nano for the seventh generation of the minute media player. Gone is the square form factor, and in its place is the first widescreen multi-touch display in the gadget's history. When picked up, while not fragile, the new...

  • Apple iPod touch pictures and hands-on
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    Apple iPod touch pictures and hands-on

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has updated the iPod touch, bringing with it a larger, more impressive Retina display. Now measuring 4-inches, the 1136 x 640 display is sharp and vibrant and with a new wider aspect, better suited to movies on the move.  The iPod touch (5th generation)...

  • New iPod touch unveiled: 4-inch display, 5 megapixel camera, more power
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    New iPod touch unveiled: 4-inch display, 5 megapixel camera, more power

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has announced an update to the iPod touch, following the launch of the iPhone 5 today in San Francisco.  The new iPod touch 5th generation will be just 6.1mm thick and weigh 88g making it the lightest iPod touch Apple has made. It will come with...

  • Apple launches 7th-gen iPod nano, looks like a Samsung
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    Apple launches 7th-gen iPod nano, looks like a Samsung

    By 12 September 2012

    Apple has unveiled a new iPod nano at its San Francisco press event, alongside the iPhone 5. And from the look of it, the company has ditched the small square form factor for something that looks more, well, Samsung-esque. The main reason for the design...

  • Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8: Small tablet or giant MP3 player?
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    Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8: Small tablet or giant MP3 player?

    By 27 August 2012

    Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8, an MP3 player with - you guessed it - a 5.8-inch 960 x 540 LCD AMOLED display. Packing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with TouchWiz rather than Jelly Bean, you'll get 16GB or 32GB of in-built storage,...

  • Sony Walkman E470 brings a touch of colour to your audio experience
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    Sony Walkman E470 brings a touch of colour to your audio experience

    By 19 July 2012

    Sony has unveiled a colourful range of MP3 players as it looks to introduce its Walkman range to a younger audience. With a waistline of just 7mm, the Sony Walkman E470 Series is available in six colours: red, bronze, lime green, turquoise, pink and black...

  • Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board
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    Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board

    By 18 July 2012

    Sony is providing an Ice Cream Sandwich experience without the need of a smartphone or tablet device. The Sony F800 Walkman is an MP3 that also has access to compatible apps from the Google Play Store.  Available with 8GB, 16GB and 32GB memory storage,...

  • Tall iPod Nano to make a return only this time with a home button
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    Tall iPod Nano to make a return only this time with a home button

    By 11 July 2012

    Apple is said to be considering re-launching the iPod nano, with a return to the taller model appearing likely. The last variant of the iPod nano saw Apple opt for a squarer, more compact design. However, according to Macotakara, the manufacturer will...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 (YP-GI1) review
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    Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 (YP-GI1) review

    By 25 June 2012

    Remember MP3 players? Those were the things that were popular at the start of the decade, before mobile phones all got dozens of gigabytes of storage and apps and games and lots of things to keep you occupied when you are bored. Well, Samsung thinks that...

  • Samsung S Pebble pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung S Pebble pictures and hands-on

    By 4 May 2012

    Announced alongside the Samsung Galaxy S III, the Samsung S Pebble is a small accessory MP3 player to accompany your phone. Your first reaction might be to wonder why, when you've you got a smartphone, you'd need an additional MP3 player. It's a fair...

  • Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2 pictures and hands-on

    By 28 February 2012

    Fitting somewhere among the vast array of Galaxy devices, it would be too easy to laugh off the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 in a volley of comparisons of screen sizes and SIM cards. The fact of the matter is, that if you take this device on its own merits,...

  • Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Android media player pitched at gamers
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    Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Android media player pitched at gamers

    By 27 February 2012

    Samsung has aimed at gamers with the latest addition to its Galaxy S media players. The Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2 rocks a 1GHz processor (512MB RAM), Android 2.3, 8 or 16GB of internal memory, and EA's Need for Speed Hot Pursuit preloaded. The screen...

  • New iPod nano with camera pictures appear online
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    New iPod nano with camera pictures appear online

    By 2 February 2012

    Every September from 2005 until 2010 we were treated to a new generation of iPod nano. But in 2011 - nada. But the long wait for some new nano love could be coming to an end soon, if some leaked pics of a purported seventh-gen iPod nano prove to be the...

  • Sony Walkman alive and well in Japan
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    Sony Walkman alive and well in Japan

    By 24 January 2012

    Despite reports suggesting that the Sony Walkman brand was a dead man walking, the brand continues to crop up - most recently in the electronics giant's homeland of Japan with the launch of the new E-Series PMPs and a couple of speaker docks to boot....

  • Sony bass boosting Walkman B170 coming in February
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    Sony bass boosting Walkman B170 coming in February

    By 20 January 2012

    Sony has updated its dinky B160 Walkman with a new design and different colour options. Called, unsurprisingly, the Walkman B170, the new device also features the Bass Boost button and a belt clip for joggers, and the company's "three minute charge for...

  • Motorola ACTV takes on iPod nano
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    Motorola ACTV takes on iPod nano

    By 18 October 2011

    Motorola has thrown a serious tech curveball with the MotoACTV, a fitness-centric take on the iPod Touch.  The ACTV can be worn like a watch or clipped on to everything from your bike to arm, it then tracks your location, calories, distance and speed...

  • Has Samsung used iPhone screenshot in Galaxy Player 50 promo?
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    Has Samsung used iPhone screenshot in Galaxy Player 50 promo?

    By 18 October 2011

    At a time when Samsung and Apple are engaging in multiple court-based fisticuffs around the globe, it seems that the South Korean manufacturer may have shot itself in the foot. The company is accused of using an iPhone screengrab to promote its Galaxy...

  • iPod nano and iPod touch refreshed with new features
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    iPod nano and iPod touch refreshed with new features

    By 4 October 2011

    Apple has refreshed its iPod nano and iPod touch media devices, including a new white version of the touch.  The iPod nano now operates on a single icon swipe style structure, rather than the grid used in previous versions. Fitness features now don't...