Rio has announced that at that the start of August it will be announcing a number of new products to the MP3 market.

The last release Rio made about a new products was November last year, showing it's about time either new models came out or its current models were updated -a lot lack support for USB2 for starters.

Rumours circulating on Rio fan sites including imply more variants of the current models, an updated Karma and possible wireless connectivity for some of the models.

We'll find out when we interview Clive Hudson, the head of Europe for Rio Audio in the next couple of weeks - so stay tuned for all the latest news.