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Growing tired of distributing the Meizu M6 and M3 (and growing even more tired of waiting on the M8), Dane-Elec has decided to strike up on its own and offer up a smattering of portable media players. Up first is the above pictured Music mediatouch, a 4GB / 8GB PMP with a 4.3-inch 480 x 272 resolut...

November 2nd 2008 at 2:30am 0 Comments
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Apparently all that's necessary to get a lagging country to hop on the high-def bandwagon is to talk bad about 'em, or at least that's the case here with France. After we heard that the nation wasn't exactly rushing out to adopt HD, in comes word that four major French channels will soon be availabl...

October 27th 2008 at 4:16am 0 Comments
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Thanks to an overzealous e-tailer, we already knew that Sammy's Spinpoint M6 was ready to be ordered en masse, but Samsung has finally put out some official verbiage to substantiate the obvious. The outfit's 500GB Spinpoint M6 ($299) and 250GB Spinpoint MP2 ($199) are both shipping as we speak, and...

June 18th 2008 at 6:39pm 0 Comments
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Talk about a let down. According to a new report from Variety, Daniel Bilalian -- France Televisions' director of sports programming -- has announced that "HD transmissions would not be available for this summer's Olympic Games on any of the pubcaster's channels." The article also notes that French...

May 27th 2008 at 10:12pm 0 Comments
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We've been wondering where Samsung's 9.5mm 500GB SpinPoint M6 laptop drive has been hiding, and it turns out that it's just been vacationing in France. No word on when these might make it Stateside, but if you're desperate (or French), your lappy can unbuckle that belt another notch or two for just...

May 6th 2008 at 10:54pm 0 Comments
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Those twiddling their thumbs while they wait (not so) patiently for Meizu's M6SL can finally put their digits to better use, as the aforementioned PMP is finally available for your enjoyment. Just to bring you back up to speed, you're looking at a 2.4-inch QVGA display, USB connectivity, black or w...

November 15th 2007 at 10:17pm 0 Comments
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Meizu's second generation M6 is now official. The M6 Mini Player SL (as in SLim) is just 7.3-mm thin yet still manages to increase the viewing angle of the the original's 2.4-inch display. The new M6 is also said to produce better audio quality thanks to a new DSP while adding support for lossless...

September 5th 2007 at 4:57am 0 Comments
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Poetic justice at its finest. Meizu, which has received loads of criticism for knocking off Apple's iPhone with the forthcoming M8, is now facing turned tables thanks to Shenzhen Gold-East Electronic Company. The MP046 may resemble any vanilla PMP at first glance, but if you take a closer look at th...

August 3rd 2007 at 5:46pm 0 Comments
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If you'd been wondering when you'd ever hear anything more about Meizu's M6 Second Edition PMP, today's your lucky day. Looks like it'll officially sport a seven-millimeter thick enclosure, support MPEG4, MPEG2, WMV9, H.263/264, and RM(VB) movies at 720 x 480 resolution (30fps, too), and include TV...

June 9th 2007 at 12:28pm 0 Comments