Thursday August 21, 2003The diminutive NOMAD Muvo MP3 player and portable USB drive combo will soon be available with four times the capacity of the original 64MB device. The NOMAD MuVo NX features a backlit LCD display, interchangeable body casing, built-in microphone, holds eight hours of music and can connect directly to compatible Creative speaker systems for instant audio playback.The MuVo NX is available in 128MB and 256MB versions, both small enough to fit on a key chain. Each ships with an extra body-casing accessory so that colours can be switched and display full song information on a blue, backlit LCD.Like the original NOMAD MuVo, the NX doubles as a portable storage device and over 16 hours of live audio can be captured with the built-in microphone."M-PORT" compatibility gives the MuVo NX the ability to directly connect to Creative speaker systems with the same interface for instant music playback.The NOMAD MuVo NX can play for up to 11 hours on one AAA alkaline battery.The 128MB NOMAD MuVo NX is available now and costs AUD$299 inc GST and the 256MB version will ship in September 2003 for AUD$399 inc GST.For more information visit www.australia.creative.com.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon