NEWS: Creative's portable dock for iPod nano

Joe Cox Wed, 9 Apr 2008, 2:42pm

It's hard to make an MP3 speaker dock that stands out from the crowd, so Creative have come up with a couple of novel twists. For one, the Travelsound i80 is a dock that's designed especially for the 3rd generation iPod nano. ...

NEWS: ISPs up in arms over extra network costs of BBC iPlayer

Andy Clough Wed, 9 Apr 2008, 10:05am

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and the BBC are locked in a row about who should pay for extra network costs incurred by the popular iPlayer service. The ISPs say the BBC's on-demand TV service is putting strain on their networks, ...

NEWS: Sony introduces world's first digital noise-cancelling headphones

Andy Clough Tue, 8 Apr 2008, 9:43am

Whether you're a frequent flyer or train commuter needing to shut out engine noise – or just keen to reduce distracting sounds at work – Sony's new MDR-NC500D headphones are said to cut out 99 per cent of ambient noise. Sony claims ...

NEWS: Record your vinyl directly to an iPod or iTunes with the Ion LP Dock

Andy Clough Mon, 7 Apr 2008, 6:27pm

Got a big vinyl collection, and want a simply way to transfer it to your iPod? Ion Audio's USB turntable has a built-in iPod dock for quick and easy transfer of your vinyl to iTunes. The £130 Ion LP Dock enables users to record directly ...

NEWS: Carphone Warehouse boss rejects demands by BPI to police internet music sharing

Andy Clough Fri, 4 Apr 2008, 7:47am

Charles Dunstone, the boss of Carphone Warehouse – provider of the TalkTalk broadband service – is refusing to comply with demands by the music industry that he should act against online pirates. The UK music industry's trade body, the ...

NEWS: Share MP3s - no wires, no PC

Joe Cox Tue, 1 Apr 2008, 10:42am

Here's a clever thing for iPod users. The MiShare connects two iPods together and shares music and playlists without the need for any cables or indeed a computer. You can select whether it sends music, videos or photos, and whether you ...

NEWS: Sony to launch movies on your mobile?

Joe Cox Mon, 31 Mar 2008, 6:33pm

According to reports in the US, Sony Pictures Television is looking to unleash its considerable movie catalogue on to mobile phones. A rumoured link-up with mobile provider AT&T – the biggest in the States – and MediaFlo USA would see ...

iTunes to finally get some competition... but is it too little too late?

Dominic Dawes Thu, 27 Mar 2008, 7:06pm

Let's face it, when it came to the real ramifications of digital music, Apple was about ten years ahead of everybody else, writes Dominic Dawes. Now it looks like the record companies have woken up to the possibility of making at least some ...

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NEWS: Samsung's YP-P2 MP3 player has touch-screen control

Andy Clough Thu, 27 Mar 2008, 4:04pm

There are a couple of new MP3 players coming from Samsung, including the YP-P2J shown here. It has a touch-screen user interface, Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity and comes in 2, 4 and 8GB versions. Audio playback time is a claimed 35 hours, ...

NEWS: Philips adds to GoGear and Streamium ranges, and there are new iPod docks too

Joe Cox Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 1:43pm

After technology glitches, dodgy press DVDs and a bout of mild food poisoning, we can now bring you more from Philips' recent European press launch. There's something for everyone on the digital music side of things, with a new MP3 ...