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Preview: Iriver E100 Chocolate

Behold the latest and coolest DAP from Iriver, the E100 Chocolate, which just happened to fall into our hands here at Akihabara News. So me just tease you a little here before our official review (coming next week). This E100 has a 2.4[...]
Preview: Iriver E100 Chocolate

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LIC-iREC0: Turn Any iPOD into an Audio Recording System

One of the most annoying features of the iPOD its lack of an internal mic. While there are many solutions on the market, here’s the latest one from Logitec Japan. The LIC-iREC01, compatible with all generations of iPOD. Our littl[...]
LIC-iREC0:  Turn Any iPOD into an Audio Recording System
LIC-iREC0:  Turn Any iPOD into an Audio Recording SystemLIC-iREC0:  Turn Any iPOD into an Audio Recording System

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The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2

Imagine for a second you’re a teenage girl… Like most you’re interested in everything beyond cute… Hello Kitty, Barbie, and especially pink… What would be the BEST MP3 player for you? The new pink iPod mini? Well maybe, but[...]
The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2
The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2The Barbie MP3 – AKA INNO B2

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Pink is Cool Says iRiver!

Spring is coming and iRiver decided to upgrade its range with a little touch of pink. Included on the Clix, MPlayer speaker, and the D5 Pink and E100. iRiver offers a little gift with every purchase (girl not included). As you probably[...]
Pink is Cool Says iRiver!

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The iAUDIO U5 Finally Reaches Japan

While you lucky little fellows in the USA have had the chance to play with the latest U5 from iAUDIO, those of us living in Japan had to wait until today to finally see this new DAP in the flesh… Anyway, since this device is definitly [...]
The iAUDIO U5 Finally Reaches Japan

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Four New Sony Home Theater Systems

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2008 – Providing a simplified approach to high-definition home theater management, Sony today unveiled a line of four A/V receivers offering high-definition performance, easy set-up and control through a unique icon[...]
Four New Sony Home Theater Systems
Four New Sony Home Theater SystemsFour New Sony Home Theater SystemsFour New Sony Home Theater Systems

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Sony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home Theater

The freedom of music anywhere in the home? Enjoy Sony S-AIR technology ! LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2008 – Sony today unveiled four home theater systems featuring the new S-AIR™ technology, a wireless audio solution for multi-room listening. [...]
Sony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home Theater
Sony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home TheaterSony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home TheaterSony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home TheaterSony Launches the “S-AIR” Multi Room Wireless Home Theater

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Sony Debuts Hybrid Digital Voice Recorders

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2008 – Sony today introduced the UX series of digital voice recorders designed to fit the needs of consumers, professionals and academics who want one device for voice, music and file storage. The ICD-UX70 and ICD-U[...]
Sony Debuts Hybrid Digital Voice Recorders
Sony Debuts Hybrid Digital Voice RecordersSony Debuts Hybrid Digital Voice RecordersSony Debuts Hybrid Digital Voice Recorders

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Sony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio Lineup

Who said Sony wasn’t iPOD friendly? Hmmm…. Who? Well, Sony not only supports iPOD products, but now they’ve jumped into the iPHONE Series! SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2008 – Designed for bedrooms, studio apartments or college[...]
Sony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio Lineup
Sony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio LineupSony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio LineupSony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio LineupSony Adds iPHONE Support to its Alarm Clock Radio Lineup

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R-K1: The Ultra Limited Hi-Fi from Kenwood

Kenwood will only produce 50 of these high-end compact stereo systems, the R-K1 K Series Silver Limited, which is state of the art for pure sound quality. The main points on this R-K1 are: - Supreme EX tone quality technology. - Wolfso[...]
R-K1:  The Ultra Limited Hi-Fi from Kenwood

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BCR-NWU5: Plug Your Shiny New Sony Walkman into Your AV System

Yesterday we introduced a new flash based walkman from Sony, the NW-A820 Series with Bluetooth. Today Sony released a cradle enabling you to connect your DAP NW-A820, A910, SF710F, A800, and S700 Series to your AV system in order to en[...]
BCR-NWU5:  Plug Your Shiny New Sony Walkman into Your AV System
BCR-NWU5:  Plug Your Shiny New Sony Walkman into Your AV SystemBCR-NWU5:  Plug Your Shiny New Sony Walkman into Your AV System

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Samsung Ice Cube & Snow Flake!

What better time than the winter season for Samsung to reveal their brand new PC and DAP speakers: Ice Cube and Snow Flake?! The PSP100 is USB powered and its design is supposed to remind you of…an Ice Cube. Yeah. It’s equi[...]
Samsung Ice Cube & Snow Flake!

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Three New USB Stick Mp3 Players from Sonly

If you care most about simplicity, you should consider the iPOD shuffle. If you’re somehow allergic to Apple products but care about style, Sony is a good challenger in this category. It realeased today three new USB stick DAPs w[...]
Three New USB Stick Mp3 Players from Sonly
Three New USB Stick Mp3 Players from SonlyThree New USB Stick Mp3 Players from SonlyThree New USB Stick Mp3 Players from SonlyThree New USB Stick Mp3 Players from SonlyThree New USB Stick Mp3 Players from Sonly

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Two New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from Sony

Behold Sony’s shiny new NW-A829 with 16GB of internal memory, and the NW-A828 with 8GB of internal memory. Our two DAPs support OF course MP3, WMA, ATRAC Advanced Lossless, Sony PCM, and AAC and HE-AAC audio file formats. Nothing[...]
Two New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from Sony
Two New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from SonyTwo New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from SonyTwo New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from SonyTwo New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from SonyTwo New Bluetooth Powered DAPs from Sony

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New Station Design by Kenwood for iPod

Think your iPod looks quite lonely at the moment? Kenwood certainly does too as they put on sale the “I’AS-IP300″ – - W (white) or B (guess the color). Dimensions are a good, 380x157x221mm at 1 kg (1.2) for this[...]
New Station Design by Kenwood for iPod

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DRC-BT15: A New Bluetooth Module from SONY

Do you own an audio device which does not include a Bluetooth module? But you still wish to enjoy the freedom of a wireless life? Here’s a new Bluetooth module from SONY. Yep, these things are not amazingly new, but those who lov[...]
DRC-BT15:  A New Bluetooth Module from SONY

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SRS-BT100: The New Autonomous Bluetooth Speaker from SONY

If the concept of an autonomous speaker from SONY is definitively not new, and more precisely with the SRS line-up (SRS-U10), Sony today unleashed a new model, the SRS-BT100. With a Bluetooth 2.0 EDR module, it allows you to wirelessly[...]
SRS-BT100:  The New Autonomous Bluetooth Speaker from SONY
SRS-BT100:  The New Autonomous Bluetooth Speaker from SONY

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Dual Tape and CD Player from Sony

Believe it or not there’re still a LOT of people out there who rely on tapes! For several obvious reasons. Tapes are cheap, easy to use, and will play music even if your player’s loaded with 10kg of sand/dust (almost). A lo[...]
Dual Tape and CD Player from Sony
Dual Tape and CD Player from SonyDual Tape and CD Player from SonyDual Tape and CD Player from Sony

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Toshiba GigaBeat T802 Wireless

The Toshiba T series isn’t anything new, but the T802 Wireless… is a new comer here. While our new T802 Wireless maintins basic T-Series features like LCD size and screen resolution, and so on, and so on… Toshiba deci[...]
Toshiba GigaBeat T802 Wireless
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Cubic Speakers with Surround Capability from JVC

Looking for some new speakers for your Notebook or PC, here’s the latest from JVC: the SP-A440. Using a cubic design, our 2-ch speakers can simulate surround effects on the go. Our SP-A440 has an output of 1.75Wx2ch, a body size [...]
Cubic Speakers with Surround Capability from JVC
Cubic Speakers with Surround Capability from JVC

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Kenwood MGR-A7: The First PCM Voice Recorder from Kenwood.

Yes, it seems to be a first for Kenwood: the MGR-A7. Their new compact digital PCM voice recorder has 2GB of internal memory and SDHC card support. Like many PCM recorders available on the market, our MGR-A7 supports MP3 and WMA files.[...]
Kenwood MGR-A7:  The First PCM Voice Recorder from Kenwood.
Kenwood MGR-A7:  The First PCM Voice Recorder from Kenwood.Kenwood MGR-A7:  The First PCM Voice Recorder from Kenwood.

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The All In One iPOD, CD, USB, and Alarm Clock from TEAC

Are you the proud owner of an iPOD (whatever version)? This is just for you, the SR-L250i: the new all in one from TEAC for your beloved DAP. The SR-L250i is not only a CD player with an alarm clock function, but can also play the tune[...]
The All In One iPOD, CD, USB, and Alarm Clock from TEAC
The All In One iPOD, CD, USB, and Alarm Clock from TEACThe All In One iPOD, CD, USB, and Alarm Clock from TEAC

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