In a market overflowing with iPod accessories, manufacturers have to rise to the challenge of making their products stand out from the crowd. This is particularly true for portable speakers, which can be found in abundance across the Web. The latest from Memorex, dubbed simply a Foldable Travel Speaker, isn't much of a standout offering. But its affordable price ($59.99), relatively compact size, and simple aesthetic will certainly appeal to some. Sound quality, however, fails to impress.
Touch screens are all the rage, gracing everything from cell phones to roulette tables. Trouble is, when you hear the words "touch screen" the dollar signs immediately start rolling in your head.
But you don't have to break the bank to get your hands some touch-screen tech. For just $99, the Memorex TouchMP offers a decent assortment of portable media player features powered by a zippy and practical touch-screen interface.
It's no iPod Touch, but for $99, the TouchMP isn't a half-bad choice for someone who's obsessed with touch-screen technology but doesn't need … Read more
Blu-ray ran into plenty of consumer confusion regarding the differing Blu-ray profiles, but the good news is that almost all (excluding a few Philips players) of the new players we saw announced at CES 2009 are Profile 2.0 compatible. Memorex's new MVBD-2520 doesn't have any of the extra bells and whistles seen on LG's BD390 or Samsung's BD-P4600, but it does look to have the minimum specs to be a solid budget player. Here are the details.
Key features of the Memorex MVBD-2520:Profile 2.0 compatible Onboard Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD High Resolution decoding … Read more
Memorex may not be the most exciting brand on the block, but it's got a surprising amount of affordable, solid-looking products showcased at CES 2009. The following photo gallery rounds-up its line of audio and video accessories for the iPod, as well as some hands-on shots of its touch screen MP3 player, the TouchMP.
If you're jonesing for a touch-screen MP3 player, but the usual suspects are beyond your budget, the new $99 TouchMP player from Memorex may be just the thing. The 8GB MP3 player also supports WMA and WAV audio playback and boasts a 2.8-inch QVGA display, FM radio, voice recorder, video player (WMV, MPEG-4, AVI in MP4 format), Audible audiobook and podcast support, and a microSD expansion slot.
Best of all, the TouchMP is pretty good looking, which isn't something we've caught ourselves saying about previous Memorex players. The TouchMP is expected to hit shelves around spring … Read more