Linked by robojerk on Thu 30th Dec 2010 00:09 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I have often wondered why there wasn't a flood of Android portable media players - now the WSJ Reports: "With the move, Samsung will round out a series of Galaxy-named gadgets that matches product for product with Apple Inc.'s line of iPods, iPad and iPhone. Samsung will have the Galaxy Player, Galaxy Tab and Galaxy smartphone. All use a variation of Google Inc.'s Android operating system and work with apps developed for it."
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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by Neolander on Thu 30th Dec 2010 13:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
Neolander
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2010-03-08

Don't know about archos, but are you sure that Cowon does that ? Their support seems rather long-lived, looking at the time during which they sold the M3, X5, and S9.

I still am pissed off by the D2, where they didn't took the time to test the firmware seriously before releasing it (It came with a buggy implementation of IDtags... Come on !). But I must admit that they took the time to fix it. Contrast with all those iPod nano 2G owners who never got an update to fix its persistent lock-ups.

Edited 2010-12-30 13:02 UTC

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RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai
by kaiwai on Fri 31st Dec 2010 07:08 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai"
kaiwai Member since:
2005-07-06

Don't know about archos, but are you sure that Cowon does that ? Their support seems rather long-lived, looking at the time during which they sold the M3, X5, and S9.

I still am pissed off by the D2, where they didn't took the time to test the firmware seriously before releasing it (It came with a buggy implementation of IDtags... Come on !). But I must admit that they took the time to fix it. Contrast with all those iPod nano 2G owners who never got an update to fix its persistent lock-ups.


I'm waiting for the Cowon X7 to come to New Zealand which apparently will be some time next year. If all is working out right it appears to be a good replacement for the iPod I have - lets hope that by that time things are working smoothly on the firmware front.

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RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai
by Neolander on Fri 31st Dec 2010 07:14 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai"
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2010-03-08

I'm waiting for the Cowon X7 to come to New Zealand which apparently will be some time next year. If all is working out right it appears to be a good replacement for the iPod I have - lets hope that by that time things are working smoothly on the firmware front.

Yes, if you're not willing to buy abroad, Cowon devices are hard to find. In France, there is exactly one Cowon reseller who accepts cash, Pixmania, and he's not exactly well-known to the public.

Edited 2010-12-31 07:15 UTC

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