Home » Uncategorized » Nano clone goes golden, adds video
Image_41990_largeimagefile.jpg

Nano clone goes golden, adds video

Sure, there’s already a wide selection of iPod wannabes out there, but this is the first time I’ve come across anything that sports 24-karat gold. The once bankrupt Jens of Sweden is launching a new multimedia player that, according to the company, comes in “nano format”. Like its Apple cousin, the Jens MP-500 does the standard audio and voice recorder thing, but adds a few other nifty things outside of its 24-karat gold backing.

A pair of integrated speakers can be found on the side, though, strangely, the player ships without any earbuds. Also look for FM radio and MP4 (WMV, AVI, ASF, MPG) video support. The built-in lithium polymer batteries are said to give just over 15 hours of life with audio, or a whoping 8 hours with video. The screen is pretty small, however, so watching your favourite 3 hour Peter Jackson reel may not be the most ideal.

The plain-Jane black versions are $189 (1GB) and $242 (2GB), but of course you’d want the gold finish for $274.

About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.