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Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8 photo and specs leak

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.8 photo and specs leak

Samsung isn’t just planning a sequel to the Galaxy Note, with a leak suggesting that the company is also planning on refreshing its Galaxy Player devices, PMPs running Android with WiFi connectivity. According to a picture and information handed to SamMobile, Samsung is planning a huge 5.8-inch screen for its next Galaxy Player device, bringing with it some mid-range specs in the process.

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Xbox father blames Zune failure on blinkered music industry

Xbox father blames Zune failure on blinkered music industry

Ex-Microsoft exec and shepherd of both Xbox and Zune, Robbie Bach, has admitted that the Zune PMP was a cavalcade of mistakes, though argues his entertainment division team did try to replicate its successful gaming strategy with its iPod rival. Speaking at a Northwest Entrepreneur Network event in Seattle, Geekwire reports, Bach described the Zune project as "probably universally viewed as less of a success" than Xbox, though denied that either had succeeded or failed because they were part of the Microsoft behemoth.

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Samsung debuts Galaxy Player 70 Plus

Samsung debuts Galaxy Player 70 Plus

Samsung has unveiled its latest media player, and the device is called the Galaxy Player 70 Plus. The media player will be launching today in Korea. The player has a five-inch screen and uses a 1 GHz dual-core processor. This is one big PMP and a screen this large should make watching video content on the go very comfortable and enjoyable.

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Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Yet another micro-niche filled

Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2: Yet another micro-niche filled

If the Galaxy Note 10.1 is too large and stylus-obsessed for you, Samsung has another new tablet-phone that might tickle your fancy, the Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 4.2. As the name suggests, it's a 4.2-inch Android device with a WVGA IPS LCD display, plus a 2-megapixel camera on the back and a front-facing VGA camera.

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Do You Still Need An iPod?

Do You Still Need An iPod?

When Apple announced its fiscal first quarter earnings last week, which encompassed the three months ended December 2011, much of the attention went to the company’s exceedingly strong iPhone and iPad sales. There was also a lot of talk about its huge profit and exploding cash reserves.

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Dancing Bieber-bot a six-figure spectacle

Dancing Bieber-bot a six-figure spectacle

Pop fop Justin Bieber's show-stopping CES 2012 appearance is believed to have cost toy manufacturer Tosy a six-figure sum, according to insiders, meaning the firm will have to sell plenty of $200 robots just to cover the singer's fee. Exact details of the Tosy deal have not been revealed, but Bieber apparently pocketed more than $100k for the brief appearance alongside the mRobo Ultra Robot, The Daily was told.

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Sony Walkman Z Series gets official

Sony Walkman Z Series gets official

Last month we saw the Sony Walkman Z1000 Android-powered medial player cross the FCC. Sony has gone official with the new line of players at CES. The Z1000 has several model numbers in it that are differentiated by their storage capacity. The Z1040 is 8GB, the Z1050 is 16GB, and the Z1060 is a 32GB player.

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Google Music download store “with a twist” incoming

Google Music download store “with a twist” incoming

Google is readying a music download store described by Android boss Andy Rubin as having "a little twist" to the concept, as the search giant continues to challenge Apple and Amazon. The upcoming music service will not only have the support of the record labels but "will have a little twist ... a little Google in it" Rubin teased. "It won't just be selling 99 cent tracks."

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Motorolo MOTOACTV takes on iPod nano

Motorolo MOTOACTV takes on iPod nano

Motorola has unveiled its own interpretation of the smartwatch PMP, the MOTOACTV, a 1.6-inch touchscreen Android gadget that packs GPS and up to 4,000 of your songs. Intended to track your fitness in a similar way to Nike+, the MOTOACTV is sweat resistant and includes both an FM radio and an integrated audio coach that tells you how fast you're going and how far you've run.

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Zune HD finally dead as Microsoft kills zombie PMP

Zune HD finally dead as Microsoft kills zombie PMP

Microsoft has seemingly hammered shut the casket on the Zune HD, despite the PMP's reluctance last week to stay dead. The news was confirmed in the official Windows Phone Blog Radio podcast, and the contentious support page that originally tipped the end of the hardware line - and which Microsoft subsequently said was posted "in error" - has been restored.

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Zune HD not dead after all claims Microsoft

Zune HD not dead after all claims Microsoft

Microsoft has apparently flip-flopped on the Zune HD again, resurrecting its PMP hardware from the dead and claiming axing the media player lineup was never its intent. After first squashing rumors that the Zune hardware line had been killed, then promptly admitting that the Zune HD was, indeed, dead, Microsoft's support team now insists that "no official info has been released stating hardware is being discontinued."

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Zune HD is dead confirms Microsoft

Zune HD is dead confirms Microsoft

Microsoft has officially confirmed that its Zune PMPs - including the Zune HD - have been axed, despite having denied yesterday that such a decision about the media players had been made. "We recently announced that, going forward, Windows Phone will be the focus of our mobile music and video strategy," Microsoft's Zune Player support page claims, "and that we will no longer be producing Zune players"

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