Technonia announces Slimline DAP

Do you like Slim Mp3 Players? Well this DAP is what you want in your pocket while rocking out at the bus stop waiting to catch a ride to work. Technonia announces Slimline DAP – Filed under: Portable Audio While we’re pretty sure the world doesn’t need too many more thin, black MP3 players, Korean manufacturer Technonia thinks otherwise. The company has announced a rather MPIO-ish portable audio player — the 7.5mm thick Slimline. This little guy does pretty much everything you’d expect from something in its class, and really, truly nothing you wouldn’t. Those things include playing MP3 and WMV files, tuning in FM radio, and displaying your images on its 1.5-inch OLED screen. 1GB unit on sale by the end of the month in Korea for 90,000KRW (or about $97US). [Thanks, Doom]   Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments Office Depot Featured Gadget: Xbox 360 Platinum System Packs the power to bring games to life! [EnGadget]

Do you like Slim Mp3 Players? Well this DAP is what you want in your pocket while rocking out at the bus stop waiting to catch a ride to work.

Technonia announces Slimline DAP

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While we’re pretty sure the world doesn’t need too many more thin, black MP3 players, Korean manufacturer Technonia thinks otherwise. The company has announced a rather MPIO-ish portable audio player — the 7.5mm thick Slimline. This little guy does pretty much everything you’d expect from something in its class, and really, truly nothing you wouldn’t. Those things include playing MP3 and WMV files, tuning in FM radio, and displaying your images on its 1.5-inch OLED screen. 1GB unit on sale by the end of the month in Korea for 90,000KRW (or about $97US).

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Now that the set of feature goals planned for Ubuntu 7.10 ("Gutsy
Gibbon") has been largely finalised, it seems like an appropriate point
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While this is based on the approved blueprints for gutsy[0], which are
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[0] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/gutsy/
[1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/GutsyReleaseSchedule
Desktop
-------
Ubuntu 7.10 will ship with the latest edition of the GNOME desktop,
2.20, released a few weeks before our own release. Kubuntu 7.10 will
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available for optional side-by-side installation.
We are aiming for Ubuntu to be one of the first distributions to ship
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Hardware Support
----------------
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------
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Scott
--
Scott James Remnant
Ubuntu Development Manager
scott at ubuntu.com
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