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  1. Microsoft has no plans for new Zune devices

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    A report from Bloomberg today says Microsoft will stop introducing new models of its Zune portable media player due to poor demand. If true, the decision really does not mean much since Microsoft has not updated the Zune hardware since September 2009 when it introduced the Zune HD. First...
  2. Sony retires the Walkman after 31 years

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    After selling more than 200 million units in 31 years, Sony has ended global production of Sony Walkman cassette tape players. Sales will end when the last batch is sold in stores. The last cassette only Walkman player was discontinued in North America several years ago but continued to sell in...
  3. 300,000 iPads sold on Saturday

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    Over 300,000 iPads were sold in the United States on Saturday April 3rd according to a written statement released by the company today. Apple CEO Steve Jobs also noted that iPad users, on average, downloaded more than three apps and close to one book within hours of unpacking their new iPad...
  4. iHome introduces Studio Series iPod docks at CES

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    iHome, makers of popular iPod accessories and speaker systems, today announced its new Studio Series iPod docks. The companys says the new iP2 Home Audio and iP49 Portable Rechargeable Audio System feature Bongiovi Acoustics’ digital sound processing technology which iHome says offers superior...
  5. Viewsonic intros VPD400 Movie Book media player

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    Viewsonic, best known for their computer displays, today announced its new palm sized VPD200 MovieBook portable media player which lets users view photos, videos and listen to music while on the go. Features of the VPD400 include: a 4.3-inch, 800x480 high-resolution LCD screen; 8GB of internal...
  6. ViewSonic releases VMP70 Digital Media player

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    Viewsonic, best known for their computer displays, announced today its new VMP70 direct-connect, HD media player. To use the device, users simply connect an external hard drive with their favourite music, photo and video files to the VMP70 which then connects to your HDTV via component or...
  7. WikiReader puts Wikipedia in your pocket

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    Openmoko has introduced the WikiReader, a palm-sized electronic device which contains text from more than three million English language Wikipedia articles. The appeal of the device, which features a large monochrome screen and touch interface, is that it is simple to use and provides access to...