Saturday October 4, 2003A "coin-sized" MP3 player has been unveiled by digital audio specialists Eratech. The EMP-Z squeezes in 128MB of storage capacity into a casing just 42 mm diameter by 10mm thick and weighing 15g and can be used as a portable HDD as well as an MP3 player. Designed to be worn as a necklace, the device works via headphones and one battery charge delivers 8hrs playback.No pricing is yet available for the EMP-Z which is expected to go into production in Korea next month.
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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