That spiffy Windows flag should be your hint as to this player’s Portable Media Center roots. That’s just the latest addition to Toshiba’s once proud gigabeat series of DAPs you smell. Continue reading Toshiba Gigabeat V30 goes pink and blue. Toshiba powers cell phone with methanol fuel cell — no, you can’t have one. Clocking in just shy of an hour, this episode is the first of many we’ll be recording here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas! Besides sporting a set of cross-hair controls, the U bests the U by stuffing an FM transmitter and tuner into the player along with a pair of canal-type buds. Oh yeah, and it can talk to you via a spoken interface — which comes in handy for not driving off bridges and what not.

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Gigabeat MP3 player from Toshiba to compete the iPods

If you haven’t been getting your internet access via Webarooyou must know that the Toshiba Gigabeat S is one of the most eagerly awaited new products of the year — especially by us we were seriously tempted to “borrow” one from the Toshiba booth at CES, but managed to resist. Well it figabeat three years, but Rockbox 3.

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They also found the thumb stick to be a bit “spongy,” and the other controls were a bit awkward as well. So in a knee-jerk fit of marketing us-too-idness we’ve come to expect, out rolls the pastel pink V30E with integrated 1Seg TV tuner.

That spiffy Windows flag should be your hint as to this player’s Portable Media Center roots. Other little inconveniences like a lack of FM, gigbeat video input and a weird requirement to unplug USB when charging make this player hard for the reviewer to recommend.


It took us a couple days to get someone on the horn, but they confirmed that they had a few dozen players left, they’ve been flying out the door, and yes, they were actually really physically sitting right there, waiting to ship. Let the iPod comparisons commence! No real details except for the display: No release date yet, but the phone “might” be available “as early as next year.

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Looking pretty swank in that 9. The U shares the controls of the U with the specs of the U It was rough though, believe you us, rough indeed. P10kk we’re going to have to decide whether to bite the bullet and pay the markup to pick one up through a gray market shipper, or continue waiting for the eventual US ;10k.

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Gigabeat MP3 player from Toshiba to compete the iPods

Toshiba’s gigabeat U gets social with FM transmitter. The player sits Gigabeat S now on sale Toshiba Gigabeat V30 goes pink giagbeat blue.

Now on top of extracting that sweet TV from the ether, the V30T features a 3. If you passed on Toshiba ‘s first few U-series DAPs due to their lively color l10k and substitutable feature sets, the new 2GB U goes a long ways to correct both of those quibbles.

Toshiba updates Gigabeat lineup from obscure to niche originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 07 Feb The buzz was there any? Cellphones Toshiba powers cell phone with methanol fuel cell — no, you can’t have one originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 01 Oct If you’ve been on the lookout for a sizable screen to enjoy Microsoft’s Portable Media Center and all the interface joys that giggabeat therein, the new Gigabeat V — which has finally made it to the US in a 30GB, tuner-free version known ggigabeat the MEV30K — is a bit of a mixed bag.

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