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MP3 player

A digital music player that supports the MP3 audio format, which started a revolution in online music downloads and distribution (see MP3). All portable music players can read files encoded in MP3 and possibly other formats. For example, the leading digital music player by far is the iPod, and it supports Apple's featured format (see AAC).

With a music app built in or available for every smartphone, almost everyone has an MP3 player, resulting in a huge decline in stand-alone MP3 player sales. In addition, CD/DVD players, whether shelf units or portable, may support MP3 files. For more details, see digital music player and iPod. See MP3, audioblog, podcast, codec examples and peer-to-peer network.
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One example of syndication software is iPodder, which simplifies how to find and download a podcast to a PC or MP3 player (see "Podcast Directories," opposite).
More digital cameras, digital video cameras and MP3 players will make their way into stores throughout the year, an attempt for Gateway - with stores in Glendale, Woodland Hills and Oxnard - to stem the drastic reduction in its retail business.
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Designed to work with premium Internet services, the flash-based MP3 player will grant music aficionados access to a wide range of new music via subscription services and streaming Internet radio1.
SanDisk's recent legal troubles with its MP3 players follow the seizure at the International Funkaustellung in Berlin in early September last year when the German Police seized all of the MP3 players marketed as part of SanDisk's "Sansa" product lines and the related advertising material exhibited at the SanDisk booth at IFA 2006.
The products being announced today round-out Siren's diverse portfolio of wireless audio-streaming devices, digital picture frames, GPS personal navigation products and MP3 players.
The AudioCast transmitter can be connected to any brand of MP3 player or to a personal computer using the supplied accessory cables.
Mobile professionals love their music too, whether it's from an iPod[R] or an MP3 player, Kensington keeps the tunes playing in the car or between meetings.
With the Sansa Express, SanDisk is continuing its strategy of bringing new MP3 players to market for the budget conscious consumer," said Keith Washo, SanDisk retail product marketing manager.
LAS VEGAS -- SanDisk([R]) Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), the second largest seller of MP3 players in the United States, today announced the Sansa Connect([TM]), a Wi-Fi enabled MP3 player that lets consumers enjoy and recommend music from almost anywhere1.
Samsung will also release its revolutionary digital device in the United States market: the T9B (Model Name: YP-T9B), an ultra slim, ultra portable MP3 player that amazingly packs in a complete portfolio of multimedia features and application.