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You know who's blabbing again? That reclusive set of business people who always seem to be "familiar with the matter," that's who. This time, they've got the Wall Street Journal in a twist over renewed rumors that Dell is "preparing a move into cellphones as early as next month." Next month, is of...

January 30th 2009 at 1:52am 0 Comments
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You know who's blabbing again? That reclusive set of business people who always seem to be "familiar with the matter," that's who. This time, they've got the Wall Street Journal in a twist over renewed rumors that Dell is "preparing a move into cellphones as early as next month." Next month, is of...

January 30th 2009 at 1:52am 0 Comments
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The oh so humble, Mr. Person Familiar with the Matter is back with knowledge that Dell has postponed its Zing-based MP3 player... indefinitely. This, according to the Wall Street Journal -- the very source of the original DJ Ditty rebirthing rumor. Dell will shelve the MP3 prototypes it was prepari...

November 10th 2008 at 1:14am 0 Comments
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Ready for the DJ Ditty 2? You'd better be because the Wall Street Journal says that "several Dell officials" have confirmed in-house testing of a new sub-$100 digital music player that could go on sale as early as September. Dell also plans to launch a download service and software to "organize mus...

July 30th 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Do you have $8000 to blow? Have you been dying to open a laser tattoo parlor? Well guess what? It's your lucky day. The folks at Epilog would like you to meet the Zing, a $7,995 laser etcher / printer that can not only scar you for life, but can also leave a personalized stamp of your choosing on a...

July 12th 2008 at 12:28pm 0 Comments
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We hadn't heard much from Zing since Dell acquired the upstart streaming / DAP company back in August, but apparently that's about to change -- Dell has just filed to register the "Zingspot" trademark, and also registered the domain name, which either means it's about to launch a new content portal,...

November 27th 2007 at 7:38am 0 Comments
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Looking suspiciously like a certain memory-maker's own WiFi-enabled device just recently launched, it would seem last night Zing and Pandora announced a partnership to bring a new WiFi-enabled media device to bare. (This, of course, in addition to their Sprint and Sonos deals.) A little early to te...

May 23rd 2007 at 11:33am 0 Comments
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We've been following start-up Music Gremlin for some time now, from its ambitious beginnings as a software company through its transition to a reference device designer and finally into a self-branding manufacturer, so we were more than a little disappointed to learn that lukewarm reviews of the rec...

June 16th 2006 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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There's a new player in town looking to expose the Music Gremlin to some harsh sunlight, and with Sirius and VoIP capabilities along with the Gremlin-like WiFi and Bluetooth for sharing and downloading, the Zing reference device may prove to be a formidable nemesis for the player we first caught at...

June 1st 2006 at 8:33pm 0 Comments