Texas Instruments has entered the portable music player business with its own ipod competitor.
- 5GB 1" Seagate HDD
- FM tuner
- DSP chip
- Colour LCD screen for viewing JPEG and MPEG-4 files
- USB 2.0
- 15 hour battery life when playing MP3s
All sounds pretty appealing for US$250...
Until you see what it looks like...
Damn, that is ugly. TI could have hired a design company like Frog Design (http://www.frogdesign.com/) who have proven skills in producing good looking hardware products and added a small amount to the unit price.