We were starting to give up hope anyone was willing to go toe to toe with Apple until we saw this MP3 player from iRiver. They are due to start shipping the SPINN on October 2nd at $290 for an 8GB version and $250 for 4GB.
Word of an updated Nintendo DS handheld has been reported in the Japanese newspaper Nikkei Business Daily. The DSi is reported to include an MP3 player, camera, and WiFi. It should be available for the holidays and cost around $180.
Asus Eee PC gets built-in 3G
Beginning in October, the Eee PC 901 will include built-in 3.75G HSUPA connectivity. The Eee PC has been partly responsible for a surge in ultra portable netbooks that feature long battery life and high speed connectivity. Asus claims the Eee PC 901 gets 7.5 hours on a charge.
Next Generation Kindle
Pictures of the new Kindle have emerged that show a redesigned user interface that should address those complaints about the location of the page turning button. This new Kindle is a little wider and longer with a joystick replacing the scroll wheel.