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Creative Zii MediaBook breaks cover

Creative Zii MediaBook breaks cover

Creative got us all excited when it unveiled its Android-powered Zii Egg last month. Creative has now announced the coming of the next device in the Zii family called the Zii MediaBook. The MediaBook is the company's first entry into the eBook market. The device will compete alongside the Barnes & Noble Nook and the Amazon Kindle.

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Android arriving on Creative Zii EGG next week

Creative's Zii EGG developer unit has been on sale for some time now, but it's taken the company a little time to deliver the promised Android update.  However, according to a Twitter message from the Zii team, ZiiLABS will be releasing the Android installer "next week".

Creative Vado HD Gets Upgraded With Memory, Mac Support, and New Colors

Creative Vado HD Gets Upgraded With Memory, Mac Support, and New Colors

Creative's Vado HD has been out for quite some time now, and it looks like they're finally getting around to giving the small HD video camera some extra attention. Especially in the looks department. We're sure it has something to do with the fact that the competition's prices are dropping, and obviously this just goes to show you that a little competition never hurt anybody. Especially our wallets.

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Creative Zii Egg Nests in Developer’s Hands

Creative Zii Egg Nests in Developer’s Hands

Android is a venerable Operating System, whether you prefer to use it or not, and it's popping up on all sorts of peripherals. One of the good ones coming down the pipe line, is Creative's Zii Egg. We're still excited about this thing, even if there isn't even the faintest of words about an official, consumer-based release for the device yet. But, if you're a developer, then you can start to get excited, because Creative is starting to release its first shipment.

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Creative Zii FCC report released: full breakdown & manual

Creative Zii FCC report released: full breakdown & manual

Creative's Zii has now made a full appearance at the FCC, complete with break-down images and a user guide.  The document refers to the device - which uses Creative's new ZMD 05 Plaszma module - as the Zii and not the Zii EGG, the developer edition, and that along with the language of the user guide has led to suggestions that this could in fact be the upcoming consumer version of the device.

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Creative Inspire 2.1, 5.1 speakers get update

Creative Inspire 2.1, 5.1 speakers get update

Creative has announced two new speakers this week that are intended for use with your computer set up. They include the T6160 and the T3130, both of which offer multiple features and top-notch sound quality.

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Creative Zii EGG gets hands-on; company hope to harness knock-off developers

We're indecently curious about Creative's imminent Zii EGG developer design, what with its iPhone-like looks, 10-point multitouch display and potent ZMD 05 "Plaszma" module, so it's interesting to see the first of the hands-on reports from over in Asia.  HardwareZone and CNET both stopped by the Creative offices to take a look.

Creative demo Zii EGG gaming, ZMD 05 Plaszma module [Video]

Creative demo Zii EGG gaming, ZMD 05 Plaszma module [Video]

Creative have been showing off some of their new Zii EGG developer device's 3D gaming skills, with a video of the iPod touch-like handheld running a 3D OpenGL ES enhanced racing game complete with accelerometer control.  The company has also released a more technical video about their StemCell Computing platform, demonstrating some of the abilities of the ZMS 05 System Module at the Zii EGG's core.

Video demo after the cut

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Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative Zii EGG Android “Stemcell Computing” developer device launched

Creative have announced their Zii EGG developer platform, the test hardware for coders to get to grips with their freshly "Plaszma" branded Stemcell Computing system.  The Zii EGG runs Google's Android OS on top of Creative's ZMS-05 chipset, and promises not only WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and a 3.5-inch 320 x 480 10-point multitouch display, but 1080p video output, HD playback and OpenGL ES support.

Video demo after the cut

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Creative Aurvana Air earphones announced

Creative Aurvana Air earphones announced

Is it just me or were quite a few headphones announced today? Regardless, this latest pair from Creative is certainly interesting. Called the Aurvana Air, these headphones live up to their namesake with a super lightweight form factor.

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Creative ZEN MX audio player introduced

Creative ZEN MX audio player introduced

Creative announced a brand new audio player today that adds an entry-level offering to their line up called the ZEN MX. This player is in keeping with the company's current ZEN line up, but offers a few changes that are worth noting.

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Cambridge Soundworks MovieWorks HD X-Fi iPod dock

Cambridge Soundworks MovieWorks HD X-Fi iPod dock

Cambridge Soundworks - a subsidiary of Creative - have announced the MovieWorks HD, a docking station for the Apple iPod range that can output high-definition video and digital audio to a connected HDTV or audio system.  The MovieWorks HD also has an integrated X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity chip onboard, together with Creative's X-Fi Crystallize and X-Fi CMSS-3D technology, and connects via HDMI.

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