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Boost Your Dictaphone with a 4x Zoom Mic

Looking for a digital compact dictaphone (1GB or 2GB)? Here are the latest from Panasonic: RR-US950-K and RR-US750-S. Both use only one AAA battery, a USB interface, record in Mp3 format, and feature a 4x zoom microphone. This new feat[...]
Boost Your Dictaphone with a 4x Zoom Mic
Boost Your Dictaphone with a 4x Zoom MicBoost Your Dictaphone with a 4x Zoom Mic

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ASP-WPS9: A New Companion for your iPOD

If you’re looking for a compact and stylish speaker dock for your iPOD, here you are! The ASP-WPS9: a 2.1ch (2x3W) speaker dock in a nice wooden case. Includes remote control.
ASP-WPS9:  A New Companion for your iPOD
ASP-WPS9:  A New Companion for your iPODASP-WPS9:  A New Companion for your iPOD

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Samsung’s YP-S5 Finally Released in Korea!

For once, Europe got a couple of Korean products in advance! The Samsung YP-S5, and it’s big brother, YP-K5, which was released a few weeks ago. The YP-S5 is an MP3 player with built-in speakers and equipped with a 1.8″ OLE[...]
Samsung’s YP-S5 Finally Released in Korea!

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FM Transmitter for “Fat” Nano.

The “Fat” Nano, better known as the 3rd gen Nano, can stream music to any FM powered device thanks to Green-House and its GH-FT-IPOD3N. A FM transmitter for Nano available in 5 different colors to match your DAP.
FM Transmitter for “Fat” Nano.
FM Transmitter for “Fat” Nano.

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A New Compact PCM Digital Recorder from TEAC, The DR-1

At just 208g and a size of 135.3x70x27mm, our little PCM recorder (24bit/48kHz) uses both WAV and MP3 files and records directly to SDHC cards rather than an internal HDD like most of its competitors. Our DR-1 utilizes Variable Speed A[...]
A New Compact PCM Digital Recorder from TEAC, The DR-1

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New “Digital Sound Projector” from Yamaha!

VIERA (Panasonic), REZGA (Toshiba) or Wooo (Hitachi) HDTV owners, Yamaha needs you to pay attention to their upcoming (early February in Japan) Digital Sound Projector: the YSP-3000! (others can read too…) The very elegant YSP300[...]
New “Digital Sound Projector” from Yamaha!

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Sharp Presents. . . The Aquos Audio AN-ACD2!

If you’re the happy owner of a 37 or 42 inch Sharp Aquos TV, then you have every reason to be delighted by this piece of news! Sharp announced today the arrival early next month, in Japan, of Aquos’ best friend: the AN-ACD2[...]
Sharp Presents. . . The Aquos Audio AN-ACD2!
Sharp Presents. . . The Aquos Audio AN-ACD2!Sharp Presents. . . The Aquos Audio AN-ACD2!

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Good News for DJs from Pioneer!

Daimaou (gone to meet the Godzilla R35 GT-R) kindly asked me to write this article about the Pioneer MEP-700. The thing is I am no DJ stuff specialist so…anyway…Pioneer Japan announced the new Dual CD Player for DJs: the ME[...]
Good News for DJs from Pioneer!
Good News for DJs from Pioneer!

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Share Your Music Without DRM!

Does the DRM prevent you from sharing your music? Is the WiFi function of the Zune too limited in your opinion? No worries…SKPAD has been thinking about you. Here comes the…double headset! Ok,ok, we could also call it the Q[...]
Share Your Music Without DRM!

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The ICDUX Voice Recorder by Sony

The ICD UX70 and UX80 are Sony’s latest voice recording devices featuring either 1 or 2GB of built-in flash memory (good for 290 to 581 hours). Available this month in Europe, you’ll have the difficult task of choosing betw[...]
The ICDUX Voice Recorder by Sony

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10 more Swarovski MPlayer from Irivier

Dedicated for the upcoming Valentine’s and White Day, here you are the perfect gentlemen gift for your loved one, the 1GB Swarovski MPlayer from Iriver. I am pretty sure that this will be soon a best seller !
10 more Swarovski MPlayer from Irivier

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LS-10 the new PCM voice recorder from Olympus.

Wanna record your neighborhood, wife, husband snoring like a dead squirrel ? And this in a Digital way ? Well treat yourself with the latest and compact PCM Voice recorder, the Olympus LS-10 with 2GB of internal memory and a SD/SDHC sl[...]
LS-10 the new PCM voice recorder from Olympus.

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TSX-100, the new All in one Radio, Alarm Clock, CD player and iPOD dock from Yamaha

Yamaha will start selling in Japan for a little bit more of 400 EUR, a new “All in One” audio product (Radio, Alarm Clock, CD player) which can also be used as iPOD dock. The CD player is compatible WMA and MP3 files and you will have [...]
TSX-100, the new All in one Radio, Alarm Clock, CD player and iPOD dock from Yamaha
TSX-100, the new All in one Radio, Alarm Clock, CD player and iPOD dock from Yamaha

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iRiver is on fire! A couple new DAP

The Volcano and the E100 are the latest Digital Audio Players made by iRiver! Let’s start with the beginning and the tiny Volcano, it features a 1 inch OLED screen, FM radio, USB, recording function…available in 5 colors (W[...]
iRiver is on fire! A couple new DAP

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LBT-HP210C2BK, a bluetooth A2DP stereo necklace earphone.

The LBT-HP210C2BK, is the latest bluetooth gizmo from Logitec Japan which is actually a necklace earphone and which can control any bluetooth device (players). One of the other nice feature of this product is the support of virtual 3D sound.
LBT-HP210C2BK, a bluetooth A2DP stereo necklace earphone.
LBT-HP210C2BK, a bluetooth A2DP stereo necklace earphone.

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iRiver and the LPlayer!

iRiver (again) unveiled the LPlayer, a mini PMP similar to the U10 or Clix, it features a 2 inches screen with D-Click system, FM radio and everything you can expect from a multimedia player (audio/video/text). 3 versions (2/4/8GB) and[...]
iRiver and the LPlayer!

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New wooden earphones from JVC

Looking for a fancy yet very high quality earphone? Take a look at this wooden version from JVC dubbed the HP-FX500. JVC says that the use of wood offers enhanced audio quality and the weight of 7.5 grams is pretty nice too. Specs wise[...]
New wooden earphones from JVC
New wooden earphones from JVC

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Industry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEX

SANYO announced with NS-ELEX an industry’s first: a new earphone microphone. This product will likely be a big hit in the niche of the market it is targeting–people who need to communicate with each other in really loud sur[...]
Industry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEX
Industry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEXIndustry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEXIndustry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEXIndustry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEXIndustry’s first new earphone microphone, thanks to Sanyo and NS-ELEX

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iRiver turns its Clix into Clix+

First of all, the Clix is a Portable Media Player, 12.8mm thick, rocking an AMOLED screen, D-Click system, for the commands and other funky stuff that the Koreans just love and love and love, and we do too; but for some reason, iRiver [...]
iRiver turns its Clix into Clix+

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Turn 2.1 into 5.1 with Panasonic!

Panasonic’s latest Home Cinema, lovely named “SC-PTX5EG-K” (…) is yet another product using the “virtual sound tweak” (may I call it this way) to give the effect of a 5.1 system with 2 speakers and a[...]
Turn 2.1 into 5.1 with Panasonic!

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Tomato and its Video TOMATO PMP

Only available in Korea, here you are, the latest PMP from Tomato (yep this is the name of the company). In a nutshell, our compact size PMP/DAP (2.4″ LCD and only 56.6g), has obviously a Video and Audio player, an E-Book reader,[...]
Tomato and its Video TOMATO PMP

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An “Elecom” case for your iPOD Touch

While the rest of the world (or almost) is playing with their iPHONE, we poor geeks living in Japan are forced to wait with the iPod TOUCH… Anyway, if you are in Japan,and own an iPod TOUCH, here you are: the latest carrying case for t[...]
An “Elecom” case for your iPOD Touch
An “Elecom” case for your iPOD TouchAn “Elecom” case for your iPOD TouchAn “Elecom” case for your iPOD Touch

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