Creative's wireless headphones and Samsung's 3GB phone

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  1. Applespider macrumors G4

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    The BBC are annoucing some of the gadgets being shown off at the CEBIT technology show in Germany. MS Media Centre gets a mention, of course.

    Creative are showing off personal wireless headphones to use with a Zen which apparently last for 30 hours. And Samsung have put a 3GB hard drive into a phone. The most amazing thing is that they managed to write an article talking about personal music players without using the trite phrase 'iPod killer'
     
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    -angelneo

    Hmm. All I get in that article is cyrillic.

    But I do have a point: Anybody know who makes that 3gb 1" drive? It isn't us.
     
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    not if ur spongebob square pants fit u perfectly!!!
     
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    The images are some where down in the middle. here's a few images
     

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    Cornice provides 3GB Drive for Phone


    Cornice (www.corniceco.com) makes a 3GB one-inch drive. Cornice was founded in 2000 and was the first one-inch hdd maker to provide storage to the mass market. They've provided the first one-inch storage to the first one-inch mp3 player (RCA Micro Lyra and Rio Niturs), USB Storage, GPS device, digital video camera, and cell phone. They have something they call "Crash Guard" technology that makes the drive extra-durable and it can be dropped onto hard concrete from 1.5 meters up and still survive. It seems like the perfect solution because they are also lower cost vs. the idustry giants Hitachi and Seagate, who also now have recognized the one-inch storage potention and have jumped into the market.
     
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    Ah, the fellas we're suing for patent violations. Thanks.
     
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    If you work for Hitachi like your bio says, you are not suing Cornice - you are suing GS MagicStor (the Chinese-based vendor), which I've heard is extremely logistical because their micro-HDD looks like a carbon copy of yours on the inside!
     
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    Whoops! Your right. However Western Digital and Seagate are suing Cornice. But that could be looked upon as an indirect...
     
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    First good thing Creative has done

    They look awful but I like the technology within them. Unlike other wireless solutions, these work by magnetic inductance. Systems like these are used in theatres so that patrons with hearing aids can tune in to an audio feed of the show. The great thing about them is that they barely use any battery compared to a similar BlueTooth solution. For an MP3 player, which is always on the listener, it seems like an ideal choice of technology.

    This is the first Creative product that I wish was available on the iPod. Creative has ripped off the iPod design in the past so Apple should turn the tables on them and rip off this magnetic inductance solution.
     
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    Western Digital dropped their suit against Cornice and Cornice countersued Seagate back, so it'll be interesting to see how it pans out. Needless to say, I LOVE my Cornice-based MP3 player! I've dropped it 100's of times and it still keeps going! So, I cheer for Cornice since they are the little guys trying to hash it out with the big guys (and doing a GREAT job at it!)
     

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