O!Play Mini Media Player

27 12 2010

ASUS has recently introduced the latest version of O!Play that is named O!Play Mini. It is lighter in weight than its previous model. It possesses some outstanding features which are explained as follows:


  • It has compact size which can be easily fixed in briefcase.
  • It is a light device weighing only 175 grams.
  • Although it is lighter and smaller than its old version but it has media playback capability of 1080p.
  • To read media files, it has SD/MMC/MS/XD card readers.
  • It includes a single USB 2.0 connector.
  • This device is capable of supporting every playback format such as MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, FLAC etc.
  • It also has HDMI 1.3 port having 7.1 Audio with Dolby Digital AC3, DTS 2.0+, and DTS-HD.
  • It is provided with RCA that is Radio Corporation of America that carries audio and video signals.
  • It also supports subtitles using ASUS Right TxT.

Price and Availability

It would be available at $90 and it is hoped that it will be released early next year in US.


Samsung R1 and R0 Portable MP3 Players

11 03 2010

Samsung Electronic Company of America has just unveiled two new portable media players, the R1 and R0. These were publically displayed at Samsung Experience, The Time Warner Center located at New York, America.

R1 and R0 generate output of high quality multimedia content while optimizing your memory space in best suited way. Both these media players have innovative features and functionality. R1 is even smaller than the credit card size and capable to play videos. It does not need to convert in some specific file format before running. The R0 media player also delivers valuable audio and video output at very reasonable and affordable value.

R1 comes with touch responsive and clear TFT LCD screen with 2.4 inches of size. It supports drag and drop feature that makes the video and audio playing more enjoyable and easier. You put a command just by a single swap of your finger. R1 plays video, sounds and photos for up to 50 hours duration without dropping response. Though it is very small in size that you can keep in pocket easily, but still it is capable to run FM Radio, voice recording and Bluetooth wireless connectivity with handsets. It comes with 8GB and 16 GB of memory spaces which are extendable.

R0 comes with LCD display of 2.6 inches. It generates more clear and bright experience with audio and video files. It holds tectile keys that make the navigation easier. R0 can play video up to 6 hours and audio up to 30 hours which is really remarkable. By default it uses 8GB and 16 GB memory space but you can also expand memory by using additional Micro SD card slots. It comes in black, silver and pink colors.

Samsung has announced the availability and price for their MP3 media players. The awesome R1 and R0 will be available from April 2010 with the following price range:

  • R1 (8GB) – $149.99
  • R1 (16GB) – $179.99
  • R0 (8GB) – $99.99
  • R0 (16GB) – $129.99

The Beamz Interactive Music System

3 03 2010

During this CES, I heard about a musical instrument called Beamz Interactive Music System, but it skipped from my view as I could not get enough information about it. Now I am going to describe this innovative and high featured musical instrument.

Beamz Interactive Music System is the first kind of musical instrument of its kind. It is very simple to learn as people of any age, even with less or no practice can learn to operate this instrument easily. This instrument is very easy to create and play music. Each beam represents a different musical instrument. Different waves of sound and music are created when you stop the path of laser beam. So you simply make your hands dance in the path of laser beams and it creates music. Isn’t it amazing?

Beamz Interactive Music Instrument System works by connecting with your computer through USB port. You don’t need to be skilled in music to play with this instrument. You just install it with simple software and get ready to create music.

It is capable to play sounds of more than 100 musical instrument and variations. It also holds 30 Beamz Songs that are originally created with Beamz Interactive Music Instrument. System requirement for Beamz are Window 7 (32bit/64bit), Windows Vista (32bit) or Windows XP operating systems. You can also use Beamz program to open your MIDI, WAV and MP3 files.

A complete set of each Beamz Interactive Music Instrument System includes the instrument, Beamz player installation software, USB cable, Beamz music CDs, quick start guide and a DVD instructional video. Complete set system is available at price of $199.95.