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2008-08-08 12:00:22

By RACHEL METZ NEW YORK -- It's easy to understand the appeal of Apple Inc.'s iPod Nano music and video player: It's slim and simple to use, and it has a crisp 2-inch LCD screen. Its brand name is considered synonymous with hip tech gear. But what if you want a player that looks di0erent from those wielded by the Nano army, costs less, includes features like an FM radio or voice recorder, and lets you drag and drop songs from your computer desktop instead of going through...

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2005-07-06 14:33:42

LOS ANGELES -- Several recent market studies by industry analysts suggest the demand for portable digital music players is poised to skyrocket this year, reaching the critical mass needed for online music services to thrive. A recent report from analyst group In-Stat forecasts that the market for hard-drive devices and flash-based devices will reach more than 104 million units worldwide by 2009, compared with the 27.8 million on record for 2004. It also notes that MP3 player sales reached...

2005-07-05 06:55:00

By Antony Bruno LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Several recent market studies byindustry analysts suggest the demand for portable digital musicplayers is poised to skyrocket this year, reaching the criticalmass needed for online music services to thrive. A recent report from analyst group In-Stat forecasts thatthe market for hard-drive devices and flash-based devices willreach more than 104 million units worldwide by 2009, comparedwith the 27.8 million on record for 2004. It also notes thatMP3...

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2005-06-08 12:37:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- TiVo Inc. on Wednesday said it extended its TiVoToGo portable video service to pocket computers and mobile phones running Microsoft software, as the television recording company beefed up its offerings in an effort to differentiate it from its rivals. TiVo said TiVoToGo is now available on Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Mobile-based Portable Media Centers -- paperback-sized devices that can play digital music and videos -- as well as certain Windows Mobile-based Smartphones...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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