Make a mini boombox DIY: Microsoft has its own scheme for portable devices, which are branded under the PlaysForSure scheme. There’s a lot to be said for the bigger screen, however – it does make you feel a little less bug-eyed than having to squint at something smaller for an hour or two. MSI MegaView If you’re the kind of person that watches a lot of video content, then it’s eminently possible that you’ve contemplated getting a portable media player. However, outside of that, manufacturers are doing their own thing and creating devices as they see fit without necessarily guaranteeing Windows Media Center integration. We dive in to find out if it’s any good. This is one gadget I don’t want to let go of!

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I plugged in my earphones so as not to disturb my co-passengers and started the action flick I had loaded. Nonetheless, the arrival of one in our test lab still creates a flutter among the reviewers.


Apple’s iconic iPods are going away. Video Video Playback Formats. I could also record from the FM directly to the MP3! I could view them wherever I was, and also view them at home by connecting it to a TV and running a slideshow with music.

This gives you control, but takes a huge amount of time and makes the MSI unusable in a practical sense if you want to load the player with music, but is just about acceptable if you want to transfer a handful of movies and TV episodes.


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MSI MEGA View 588 Portable Multimedia Player (20GB HDD)

I guess it’s because reviewing a product in this category is a lot of fun! Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Written by Wil Harris. The world moved on, but we still remember our first MP3 players From iPods to SanDisk Sansas, vie reminisce about our first MP3 players — and all the music we packed in our pockets.

Useful At Work I planned to check the voice recording feature at a press conference I was to attend. I connected the player to my TV using the AV cable and used the wireless remote controller to record replays from the comfort of my armchair. On connecting it with my PC, the player was detected as a removable drive. High-end mouse mats and some indestructible USB sticks – will they measure up or fall by the wayside?

Because the screen is fairly large without having a huge resolution, playback can look a little grainy at times. Make a mini boombox by Donald Bell.

Seven and-a-half hours of music playback is unimpressive, while five hours of video is no better than reasonable. This may be an visw, but it’s a pretty unappealing device to hold and look at.


MSI Mega View 588 Gray/Silver ( 20 GB ) Digital Media Player

On our desk this week – 4 Written by Wil Harris. We dive in to find out if it’s any good. However, outside of that, manufacturers are doing their own thing and creating devices as they see fit without 858 guaranteeing Windows Media Center integration.

It seems that the could msu a bit of work to shrink its size and weight. We list the reasons they’re on thin ice — and suggest how they can be saved. File transfer through the USB 2. Loading It Up The 1.

MSI MEGA View Portable Multimedia Player (20GB HDD) Overview – CNET

But if you’re still in the market for a dedicated music player, there are still some worthy options out there. It comes with a 20GB hard disk and a 3.

Here’s an account of my experiences. And I was sad to see it go.

While the Mega View has price on its side, we found it far too vew effort to set up and work to be worth regularly using it.