Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Friday mornings from 3.00 to 4.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
Gadget Detective on
Gadget of the Week
Apple iPod Mini
4GB storage capable of storing up to 1,000 songs
Compatible with PC and Mac OS X
Small and light (103g)
Intuitive user interface
Plays MP3, AAC and Apple Lossless music files
Compatible with both FireWire and USB 2.0 cables
Can be used as a portable hard drive to store non-music files
Its an iPod!
Full sized iPods can hold up to ten times as many songs
Cant record or encode sound itself
No built-in microphone
No built-in radio
Not compatible with WMA, Ogg Vobis sound files etc
Screen is not colour
List Price: £179 inc. VAT
Good Internet price: c £169 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 8 stars Halfway between small solid state players and larger hard drive machines.