Latest Creative gadget news

Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset

Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset

By Hunter Skipworth

Creative has launched a new set of flagship gaming headsets in the form of the ZxR wireless headphones. Boasting a clever Sound Blaster chip inside, the headphones feature their own set of built-in sound cards to help boost audio quality.All this high-tech... Read more

Creative launches WP-Series Bluetooth headphones

Creative launches WP-Series Bluetooth headphones

By Libby Plummer

The WP-Series of headphones from Creative not only feature Bluetooth capability, but they also have built-in 'invisible' mics so that they can be used for chatting on your mobile, as well as listening to music. The new range is made up of three models... Read more

Creative InPerson conferencing to improve productivity

Creative InPerson conferencing to improve productivity

By Ben Crompton

Getting the balance between work life and home can be a tricky one, and in this ever increasingly "connected" world this fine balance can be even a greater challenge to achieve. What are we to make of Creative's latest InPerson Conferencing launch then?... Read more

Creative Zen Touch 2 hands-on

Creative Zen Touch 2 hands-on

By Chris Hall

Creative has just launched a new PMP as part of their Zen line-up, this time based on the Android operating system. We saw a similar move from Samsung with its Samsung Galaxy Player 50, launched at IFA 2010. Offering a 3.2-inch screen, the Creative Zen... Read more

Creative Zen Touch 2: Android-based, Bluetooth music on the go

Creative Zen Touch 2: Android-based, Bluetooth music on the go

By Paul Lamkin

It's been a busy day over at the Creative Labs. First up we get wind of the ZiiO Android tablets, then there's the launch of the ZiiSound T6, and now news has broken regarding the Creative Zen Touch 2 - an Android powered PMP.The Zen Touch 2 has a 3.2-inch... Read more

Creative ZiiSound T6: Switch on the wireless

Creative ZiiSound T6: Switch on the wireless

By Paul Lamkin

Creative has unleashed its latest assault on the home cinema surround sound market, with the launch of the Creative ZiiSound T6.The T6 offers 5.1 surround sound via a USB wired connection, and is capable of full-bandwidth audio from 5.1 digital soundtracks.However,... Read more

Creative pumps up the mid-range with X-Fi Style media players

Creative pumps up the mid-range with X-Fi Style media players

By Dan Sung

Creative has come up with a mid-priced set of MP3 players for the Zen series called the Creative Zen Style range.Slightly higher up in features and with the more horizontal looks is the Creative Zen X-Fi Style with a 2.4-inch LCD, 25-hour music playback... Read more

Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design

Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced the third generation Vado HD pocket video camcorder, claiming to combine a "sleek design with stunning HD video quality". The new model is said to see improved quality of video in low light or brightly lit conditions, gets external... Read more

Creative unveils plans for Zii MediaBook

Creative unveils plans for Zii MediaBook

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced it is to enter the e-book reader market with the forthcoming launch of what's dubbed the "MediaBook" which will run on the company's Zii Plaszma platform. It seems the tablet-esque device may fall more into the PMP category but... Read more

Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD webcam announced

Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD webcam announced

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced the Live! Cam Socialize HD web cam that comes complete with "enhanced" Live! Central 2 software. It's designed for video chatting on the likes of Skype, Yahoo and MSN, and for recording video in high def to post on social media... Read more

Creative Zen X-Fi2 touchscreen MP3 player

Creative Zen X-Fi2 touchscreen MP3 player

By Stuart Miles

Creative has announced a new touchscreen MP3 player at IFA on Wednesday called the Creative Zen X-Fi2 that promises to be a cheap alternative to the iPod touch and Sony X-Series players. Priced at £99 for the 8GB model, the new player will comes with... Read more

Creative planning "Zii" PMP with HD camera

Creative planning "Zii" PMP with HD camera

By Duncan Geere

Creative appears to be planning a rather iPhone-like touchscreen PMP to contain its Zii system-on-a-chip, if a filing to the FCC is to be believed (which it almost always is). However, it seems it'll be offering its own twist on things. The camera is... Read more

Creative Vado HD camcorder comes to UK

Creative Vado HD camcorder comes to UK

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced it is now shipping the new Vado HD pocket video cam in Europe. Creative says the thin, lightweight Vado HD is small enough to fit easily in a pocket, purse or the palm of a hand and it captures video in high definition (720p) at... Read more

Creative Zen Mozaic launches

Creative Zen Mozaic launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced the Creative Zen "Mozaic" portable media player for music, photos and video. Apparently inspired by "the artistic expressions of mosaic art", (rather than, say, the local lido) Creative says the new player makes a bold design statement.... Read more

Creative Zen Krystal spotted

Creative Zen Krystal spotted

By Amy-Mae Elliott

It looks as if the Creative Zen X-Fis with integrated Wi-Fi aren't the only new treats Creative has in store for us. Spotted on the company's Hong Kong site is the Creative Zen Krystal, an MP3 player with a difference. The Krystal - that appears to only... Read more

Creative announces Zen X-Fis for the UK

Creative announces Zen X-Fis for the UK

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Following the launch in Singapore, Creative has announced the Zen X-Fi and Zen X-Fi with wireless LAN in the UK. As well as the Wi-Fi hook-up, the X-Fis promise a "breakthrough" in sound quality for MP3, WMA and unprotected iTunes music thanks to the... Read more

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

By Amy-Mae Elliott

After what seems like months of rumours and leaks, Creative has finally launched its latest Zen media player, the X-Fi. With roughly the same design as the Zen, plus the keypad for typing, it has a 2.5-inch display and gets built-in speakers to boot.... Read more

Creative Zen X-Fi revealed

Creative Zen X-Fi revealed

By Amy-Mae Elliott

What's been touted as Creative's next flagship media player has apparently been leaked online via a fan site. Dubbed the Creative Zen X-Fi, there's not a huge amount of tweakage from the current Zen, although the addition of Wi-Fi will turn a few heads.... Read more

New Creative MP3 player in next 2 months

New Creative MP3 player in next 2 months

By Katie Scott

Way back in February, we heard rumours that Singapore-based audio company, Creative, was developing a new MP3 player. According to insiders, the player would be called the Zen Share, and, as it names suggested, would offer wireless file transfer. The... Read more

Creative launches USB Sound Blaster

Creative launches USB Sound Blaster

By Amy-Mae Elliott

In Singapore, Creative has announced the launch of the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1, the first such USB 2.0 audio solution from the company. Claiming to provide users with the easiest upgrade from your bog standard built-in audio to the Xtreme... Read more

Creative Vado camcorder leaked

Creative Vado camcorder leaked

By Stuart Miles

American reseller JR.com has done an "Amazon" and inadvertently released details of a new cheap pocket video camera from Creative. Called the Creative Vado, the new pocket camcorder, which has yet to be officially announced, sports an incredibly similar... Read more

Creative pays out over memory claims

Creative pays out over memory claims

By Stuart Miles

Creative is offering anyone who has bought an MP3 player in the last 7 years a discount on a new model following a court case over memory capacity. The class action lawsuit, which has been settled out of court in the US, was over claimed memory sizes... Read more

Creative's Wi-Fi player to offer internet storage

Creative's Wi-Fi player to offer internet storage

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Reports that Creative are planning a Wi-Fi-enabled media player have been circulating in cyberspace for some time, so long in fact the device's rumoured name has changed from the original "Share", presumably a preproduction code-name, to the apparently... Read more

Creative ZEN Stones-with-speakers get UK pricing, dates

Creative ZEN Stones-with-speakers get UK pricing, dates

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced UK availability and pricing for their latest additions to the ZEN Stone family, the new models that offer built-in speakers. With the Plus with speakers you can either listen to your music via headphones, or use the device as a... Read more

CES 2008: Creative inPerson becoms official

CES 2008: Creative inPerson becoms official

By Stuart Miles

Creative has confirmed the rumours of a new video conferencing device with the launch of the inPerson at CES in Las Vegas. Creative Announces a Breakthrough in Video Conferencing With inPerson. The inPerson, which is only launching in the US is lightweight... Read more

QDOS FM Transmitters for Creative ZEN V players

QDOS FM Transmitters for Creative ZEN V players

By Amy-Mae Elliott

QDOS are offering FM Transmitters designed especially to work with Creative's ZEN V and ZEN V Plus MP3 players. As with all FM transmitters, these accessories allows you to listen to music from a ZEN V or a ZEN V Plus on a car radio with a simple wireless... Read more

New Creative MuVo T100 MP3 player

New Creative MuVo T100 MP3 player

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced the new MuVo T100, that they describe as a "versatile, colourful, and easy-to-use MP3 player". This USB flash drive-esque offering will come in black, white or vibrant pink. The USB connectivity means it will plug directly into... Read more

Creative launches credit-card sized ZEN media player

Creative launches credit-card sized ZEN media player

By Amy-Mae Elliott

After leaks yesterday, Creative has officially launched the "amazing" ZEN - a credit-card sized music, video and photo player. The little player (measuring just 55 x 83 x 12mm) boasts a 16.7 million colour 2.5-inch colour screen and will be available... Read more

New credit-card sized Creative Zen mini-PMP revealed!

New credit-card sized Creative Zen mini-PMP revealed!

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Due to be announced tomorrow in the UK, looky-here what's showed up on US Amazon. Why it's a new super-small PMP from Creative and it looks like a good 'un. The "Zen" sports a 2.5-inch TFT color display with 320 x 240-pixel resolution and support for... Read more

Creative launching a product that's a "departure" for them

Creative launching a product that's a "departure" for them

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative are going to be launching a particularly exciting new product at the IFA 2007 show at the end of this month. Said to be a departure for the company, with everything top secret at the moment, we can only speculate as to what this might mean. Creative... Read more

Creative 16GB ZEN V Plus launched

Creative 16GB ZEN V Plus launched

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Launched in Singapore, Creative has manage to cram a 16GB capacity flash hard drive into one of their weeny ZEN V Plus MP3 player models. For a flash-based player to offer such a chunky capacity is impressive, and will have HD based efforts looking over... Read more

Creative launches Zen Stone Plus

Creative launches Zen Stone Plus

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has launched the follow up to the ZEN Stone – the ZEN Stone Plus - a featherweight 2GB MP3 player with some additional features. The ZEN Stone Plus boasts a round blue display for easy, at-a-glance track and feature selection, an FM radio,... Read more

Creative announces Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Notebook

Creative announces Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Notebook

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative has announced the Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Notebook, the ExpressCard audio upgrade designed for the modern notebook. It features award-winning Creative X-Fi technologies including X-Fi Crystalizer, which restores the details and vibrancy... Read more

Creative launches Zen Stone MP3 player

Creative launches Zen Stone MP3 player

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Creative's new Zen Stone is a 1GB MP3 player designed for those with an "active lifestyle". Buzzwords aside, it is mighty small, mighty colourful and looks mighty simple to use. Available in six glossy colours (black, white, red, blue, pink and green)... Read more

Creative made Hi-Fi for iPod

Creative made Hi-Fi for iPod

By Ryan Haynes

Creative has upped the quality of speakers for the iPod with the launch of its dedicated Creative X-Fi Sound System. The mini home Hi-Fi system is designed to bring back the quality of music that may get lost in MP3 conversion, restoring it to a top sound.... Read more

Creative Live! Cam Optia AF  focuses in on the picture

Creative Live! Cam Optia AF focuses in on the picture

By Ryan Haynes

Creative has upped the ante in the world of webcams by launching a new auto focusing model with a 2 megapixel sensor. Called the Creative Live! Cam Optia AF is according to the company the world's first webcam to offer auto focus technology and a true... Read more

Creative launches Live! Cam Optia for video chatting

Creative launches Live! Cam Optia for video chatting

By Amber Maitland

Creative has launched yet another webcam to its stable of webcams, and while this one may not be as high-spec as some of the other options, it offers easy plug-and-play functionality. The Creative Live! Cam Optia is a USB-based web camera that works as... Read more

Creative launch plug and play webcam Optia

Creative launch plug and play webcam Optia

By Amber Maitland

Creative has launched a new USB webcam that doesn’t require driver installation. Called Creative Live! Cam Optia webcam, it's supposedly the first USB Video Class webcam that offers instant Plug-n-Play straight out of the box for users using Windows... Read more

Creative launches audio upconverting invention, the Xmod

Creative launches audio upconverting invention, the Xmod

By Amber Maitland

Creative as come up with a novel way of improving audio quality from MP3 and other music files with the Xmod. The device, which is based upon Creative’s X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio platform connects between speakers or headphones and a PC, Mac, or digital... Read more

Creative releases Live! Cam Voice webcam with microphone

Creative releases Live! Cam Voice webcam with microphone

By Amber Maitland

Creative has added to its webcam range with the Live! Cam Voice, which integrates a microphone to make video calling easier. The webcam, which retails for £79.99, offers dual microphone and Adaptive Array Microphone technology to filter out distracting... Read more

Creative launches widescreen Creative Zen Vision W

Creative launches widescreen Creative Zen Vision W

By Stuart Miles

Creative has launched a widescreen version of its portable Zen Vision media player in Sigapore today ahead of IFA 2006 in Berlin. The new player, called the The Creative ZEN Vision W, offers up to 240 Hours of Video, Tens of Thousands of Photos or 15,000... Read more

Creative announce Creative ZEN Neeon 2 MP3 player

Creative announce Creative ZEN Neeon 2 MP3 player

By Stuart Miles

Creative has announced a new successor to its Neeon MP3 player. The new model, called the Creative ZEN Neeon 2, features a new colour screen and changeable creative Stik-On decorative covers. Measuring 81mm x 42mm x 12.5mm and weighing only 50g, this... Read more

Creative go small with new ZEN V Plus MP3 Player

Creative go small with new ZEN V Plus MP3 Player

By Stuart Miles

Creative has announced the launch of a new small MP3 player with built in photo and video player with built-in FM radio. Called the ZEN V Plus, the player will be available in August with the 4GB model in glossy black with blue accents, the 2GB model... Read more