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The MP3 player will never die. You can show me your smartphones and your tablets and all of the dozens of ways we have now to listen to music, but there will always be a place in the world for a cheap, reliable MP3 player.
SanDisk's latest Sansa Clip Zip is proof of this point. Starting at just $49 (4GB) and decked out with an enviable array of audio format support (including AAC and FLAC), an FM radio, a voice recorder, a stopwatch, and a 1.1-inch color screen, the Clip Zip is destined to become the same kind … Read more
In our latest CNET Prizefight, two clip-on MP3 players (the Apple iPod Nano and SanDisk Sansa Clip+) battle to determine which one is best suited to be your ultimate fitness-friendly audio distraction.
Apple pretty much wrote the book on tiny clip-on MP3 players, but SanDisk has been a quick study. The Sansa Clip+ doesn't have the brand recognition of the iPod, but it's been quietly racking up rave reviews for its ample features and ridiculously affordable price.
After two years on the market, SanDisk is refreshing its design for the Sansa Fuze--the crown jewel of low-cost portable media players. Priced at $79 (4GB), $89 (8GB), and $119 (16GB), the Sansa Fuze+ is available immediately from SanDisk's Web site, and is rolling out to major retailers in the coming weeks.
For all the the "+" in the name might imply, the Fuze doesn't provide frills, such as a video camera, Bluetooth, or Wi-Fi. This is a died-in-the-wool portable media player that delivers a thorough set of features at an outstanding price. You get a 2.… Read more
I know most of you understand that the very best deals -- like this morning's quad-core desktop for $279.99 -- don't originate with me. They circulate all over the Web, and are therefore quite likely to sell out. Critical mass and all that.
Doesn't make it any less frustrating, though. (Accusing me of bait-and-switch tactics doesn't help, by the way. What exactly am I "switching," here?)
Anyway, I don't want to leave your deal-lust unfulfilled, so here are three more mighty sweet bargains to consider:
1) OfficeMax once again has the splendid … Read more