Giant UK high street retailer, Tesco, has its sights on the online media market, with its Tesco Digital arm in talks with the BBC, ITV and Fremantle Media to offer TV shows and films through its store.
The company hopes to rival iTunes with its service, which it hopes to launch before Christmas.
Content providers are understood to be interested in the plan, partially because Tesco is such a major UK retailer with a proven ability to sell that it could have a huge impact on the emerging online video market. Continue reading →
Sony introduced three new Walkman player models this week at the IFA electronics show in Berlin, including the slimline (7.5mm) S-series.
Boasting up to 40-hours battery life, the S630 and S730 models both play MP3s and also offer video playback on their 2-inch QVGA (320-x-240 pixel) displays. The latter model also offers noise cancelling features. Continue reading →
Creative has introduced its ZEN Mozaic portable media player. The device offers a built-in speaker, an 0.8-inch LCD colour screen, FM radio and voice recorder and is available next month in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities. A 16GB model will be available after the summer. Prices range between £49.99 for the 2GB model, scaling up to £119.99 for the not yet available 16GB device. Continue reading →