Tagged With media players

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Remember iPods? The things that switched Apple from a computer company to the electronics company, the most valuable in company in company history? There hasn't been a new one in two years. Today, it's back, upgraded, widescreened and super skinny. Updated with Australian pricing.

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If the whole phablet movement has got you down, the new Galaxy Player 5.8 might be able to escape your ire. With its not-quite 6-inch display, it's a bit larger than the Galaxy Note, but a mere 8mm bigger than the rumoured size of the Galaxy Note II. And — to everyone's relief — it's not a phone.

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There's still over four and a half months left in 2012, but Brando's new Retro Mobile MP3 Player could very well have already clinched the title of the year's worst gadget. It's a crappy AM/FM radio and MP3 player, and its only redeeming feature is that it's shaped like a retro mobile phone.

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Google unveiled its media-streaming glowing orb to many oohs and ahhs, followed by head scratches. The thing looks cool, and it sounds good, both in concept and fidelity. But two major questions remain: Who is it for and how well does it work?

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VLC, the greatest video omnivore of them all, has finally reached its two-point-oh, after 11 years. What's new? Plenty. But don't worry, the old standby can most importantly still play virtually anything you throw at it.

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Last week, I got the opportunity to sit down with the guys from D-Link Australia for a preview of the new Boxee Box. I took the opportunity to hit them up with all your questions. Here are their responses, courtesy of Scott Howell from D-Link Australia.

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We'd gotten a quick look at the Galaxy Player before, but not like this: a nearly three minute video that shows that Samsung's brought a gun to the iPod Touch gunfight.