media players

Winamp Review: Still Surprisingly Rad

Winamp died! And then it came back! So since this classic from days-gone-by has been resurrected, we thought we’d give it another look to see how its reanimated corpse holds up in modern times. You might be surprised how much you can still love a zombie.


Does Anybody Still Buy MP3 Players?

Sony has just proudly launched a new range of MP3 players, that are light, offer long battery life and… probably won’t sell. Does anybody actually buy MP3 players these days?


The Last Thing A Kitchen Scale Needs Is A Built-In Video Display

Besides a sleek design or the promise of ridiculous accuracy, there’s not much a company can do to differentiate a kitchen scale from the rest of the pack. Or is there? The creators of this kitchen scale think they found the key to woo customers: a built-in full colour LCD display for watching videos.


iPod Touch 5th Gen Teardown: Tiny, Powerful, Gigantic Pain To Fix

The new iPod Touch is out, so naturally it’s already been cracked open for a look at its guts. The verdict? Tightly packed goodness, according to iFixit.


Finally, A New iPod Touch, Gorgeous iPod Nanos And New iPod Shuffles

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.


Samsung's New Galaxy Player: Giant But Not Super Awkward

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.


Built-In Projector Actually Makes This Media Player Even Worse

Desperately clinging to a product category that smartphones have all but wiped out, this tiny media player has its sights set on the iPod Shuffle. It hopes to take some market share with a built-in projector that only succeeds in making this device even worse.


Is This The Worst Gadget Of The Year So Far?

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.


Google Nexus Q Review: Who Is This Orb For?

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?


Nexus Q: Google Play Invades Your Living Room With A Media-Streaming Orb

The Nexus Q is Google’s $US299 cloud-streaming orb. It’s only for Google Play and YouTube. Plus, it has trippy flashing lights and looks like an alien weapon. But is it any good?