Digital Audio Players

Sharp SH7128C

It's summer, so, despite this week's weather forecast, the sun should be coming out to play a bit more.

And whenever Mr Sun does decide to make an appearance, you can be ready for it with the Sharp SH7128C mobile phone.

Sunday, 30 May, 2010, 12:00am

Ainol V8000 HDS

There are many portable media players (PMPs) on the market, but there are a few challenges when it comes to playing videos. For example, high-definition videos will not play smoothly on most models without some kind of conversion on a PC.

26 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Music to your ears

14 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

S for style

21 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Jaw dropping

7 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Apple iPad

Less than 14 millimetres thick, and weighing as little as 680 grams, Apple's long-awaited iPad was finally unveiled last week. Featuring a 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD display, the iPad is available in two versions - one resembling the iPhone with 3G connectivity, and a basic model that only comes with Wi-Fi.

8 May 2015 - 4:18pm

Some MP3 players at full volume can damage ears in 7.5 minutes

Be warned. Listening to some MP3 players at full volume - as loud as standing near a jet engine - can damage one's hearing in a little more than seven minutes.

The Consumer Council tested 27 MP3 players and found that in eight, the maximum volume exceeded 100 decibels. Two iPod models were among the loudest.

16 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Archos 5 Internet tablet

Portable media players already come with a whole lot of features that include Wi-fi connectivity, HD support, and even downloadable games and applications. It's hard to think how this can be improved upon.

One way is to add in a standard operating system, like French company Archos has done with its Archos 5 Internet tablet, which now comes with Google's Android.

20 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

I can see clearly now

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

iriver D50

Portable media player (PMP) maker iriver is entering the portable computing market with its new D50 model, a device that combines multimedia capabilities, wireless connectivity and a full Qwerty keyboard.

5 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Creative Zen Moo Plus

What better way to start the Year of the Ox than with cow merchandise?

Launched just in time for the Lunar New Year, the Creative Zen Moo Plus is a cute little toy if you're bored of more hi-tech devices from brands like Apple.

25 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Motorola AURA

Every now and again, someone comes out with a mobile phone that really stands out from the crowd. Motorola's new Aura is one such example.

Embellished with high-tech materials and Motorola's signature swivel design, the Aura is hard to miss - but you'd hope to grab attention with a HK$14,888 price tag.

4 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

That's entertainment

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Close call

12 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Media marvel

Sony's new metal-encased NWZ-A720 series portable media player - available in black, white, pink or gold - is arguably the most chic Walkman released, thanks to its finely contoured design.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am