Posts Tagged: MP3

Are MP3 Players Too Focused on Storage?

The BBC has a very interesting article on their website about the sound quality of MP3 players or rather the fact that very few buyers and manufacturers talk about that aspect of the players. Here’s a taste: When did you last read anything about an MP3 music player that mentioned the quality of the sound it reproduces? You’ll find size, storage capacity, the type of music files played, even the pastel colour it’s available in mentioned in advertisements and reviews, but chances are that sound quality won’t get a look in.Having bought an iPod and returned it I would have to agree. Yes that’s right, the super cool but ubiquitous iPod actually sounds bad frankly. I bought one and was very, very dissapointed; so much so it went back after just two days. It seems that Apple have taken form too far with the iPod and forgotten about function. The iPod has no bass and low volume. This means thatContinue Reading ›