Tue, 17 Jun 2008 21:21:53 GMTCan a machine determine which MP3 player actually sounds best? Find out in this week's episode.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 21:21:53 GMTJasmine and Donald tear the iPhone a new one. Plus, Jasmine's cat gets a hold of the Sony Rolly, SanDisk gobbles MusicGremlin, and Donald rounds-up some non-iPod MP3 players for Mac users.
Tue, 03 Jun 2008 23:47:24 GMTIt's a full-on celebration as Donald returns from his paternity leave and Jasmine demands that he never have more children. Oh, and there are some headphones, an MP3 player, and music news too.
Tue, 27 May 2008 20:33:16 GMTWebware editor Josh Lowensohn is visiting this week with a selection of sweet music-oriented Web sites that let you play with your music as well as listen to it...and they're all free!
Wed, 21 May 2008 23:32:04 GMTCell phone guru Kent German stops by to talk about his favorite music phones. Also, big news from Napster this week.
Wed, 14 May 2008 00:14:16 GMTCar tech editor Kevin Massy drops by to chat about head units that play nice with your MP3 player. Plus, what exactly is this "Sony Rolly" thingie?
Wed, 07 May 2008 21:45:08 GMTSpecial guests Brian Cooley and Molly Wood duke it out over the Zune's merits and faults in this episode about Microsoft's recently announced Zune updates. Will Jasmine have to separate the two?
Tue, 22 Apr 2008 19:44:15 GMTJasmine invites Peter Gavin from Download.com music to discuss their favorite online music stores. Plus, two listeners call in about iPod trading and MP3 players that use swappable batteries.
Tue, 15 Apr 2008 20:51:57 GMTDonald gets called away early to welcome his new bundle of joy into the world, so Jasmine rustles up a replacement cohost in smartphone/GPS editor Bonnie Cha, who has a bone to pick with MP3-playing GPS devices.
Wed, 09 Apr 2008 01:05:38 GMTJasmine vents her frustrations about the iriver E100 to Donald and the rest of the captive audience. Then, we spread some happy happy love to Sony and the Zune.
Wed, 02 Apr 2008 00:36:30 GMTThis week, Donald and Jasmine discuss the relative merits of the MobiBlu T10, which becomes an example on when not to trust user comments. Also, some PVPs for movie marathoners and a handful of iPod Nano alternatives.
Tue, 25 Mar 2008 22:01:31 GMTDonald and Jasmine discuss the first murmurings of music rental services for the iPod. Then, a gaggle of headphones takes over the podcast.
Tue, 18 Mar 2008 23:29:31 GMTVibrating earphones and $900 portable audio recorders and Zune rumors--oh my! Donald and Jasmine also discuss the merits of a speaker that can keep your beer cold while you rock out.
Wed, 12 Mar 2008 20:19:06 GMTDonald and Jasmine debate the relative merits of the Samsung S5's built-in speaker and discuss why SanDisk couldn't manage to keep a lid on the Sansa Fuze. Plus, a prizefight between Cowon and Archos.
Thu, 06 Mar 2008 00:35:01 GMTDonald and Jasmine continue the talk on DRM and discuss the future of subscription music and why they're both so keen on it.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 22:06:32 GMTDonald and Jasmine discuss the SanFran Music Tech Summit and tell you all about the massive new line of products recently announced by Sony.
Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:28:57 GMTDonald and Jasmine can't seem to avoid an avalanche of pink and red devices as February 14th arrives and decide a look back on 2007 is in order...after they talk about the gaggle of gadgets to cross the review desk in the past week.
Wed, 06 Feb 2008 20:10:05 GMTThe Slacker Portable Player has finally arrived and we have the review. Plus, Donald and Jasmine debate the relative merits of the iPod Touch with its upgraded capacity and recently-added extras.
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 19:36:49 GMTCowon's A3 gets a review, and Donald and Jasmine discus the unsatisfied market of specialty MP3 players.
Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:36:49 GMTThe Cowon Q5W can do just about everything short of bringing you breakfast in bed, but this bulky PVP-cum-GPS device is chock full of complexities that will make the average user's head spin. Donald and Jasmine debate its merits.
Fri, 18 Jan 2008 19:36:49 GMTHerr Jobs didn't give us much in the way of new iPod goodies, but iTunes movie rentals is something to get excited about...or is it?
Tue, 08 Jan 2008 19:19:07 GMTJasmine and Donald head to Las Vegas to bring you all of the goodness from CES 2008.
Fri, 4 Jan 2008 00:23:55 GMTAfter the holiday lull, we don't have much to yammer on about, except for our upcoming exodus to CES and the tech wonders that the show promises to deliver.
Thu, 20 Dec 2007 00:23:55 GMTIn the last podcast before the new year, Donald and Jasmine postulate about the much-delayed Cowon A3, the future of Bluetooth, and some iPod speakers that outstrip the cost of the player itself...by far.
Thu, 13 Dec 2007 00:13:04 GMTThe time for gift-giving is approaching and we have plenty of recommendations for you and your loved ones, from MP3 players to iPod accessories to headphones.
Wed, 05 Dec 2007 23:19:57 GMTThe Ibiza Rhapsody gets reviewed. Plus, we finally get our hands on the elusive Samsung T10 and share some info on two new Griffin products that crossed the reviews desk.
Wed, 28 Nov 2007 16:49:15 GMTWe take a cursory look at the Cowon Q5W--late to market, but still looking sweet nonetheless. Also, find out how the Zune fared in our battery tests and what we think might make some good stocking stuffers.
Wed, 21 Nov 2007 21:37:13 GMTWhere did this Haier America Ibiza Rhapsody player come from? Plus, more Zune goodies and some audiobook MP3 player recommendations.
Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:37:13 GMTYet more about the Zune, this time with review goodness--we've got a real iPod contender on our hands. Plus, find out more about the touchscreen Samsung P2, and discover which MP3 players make Jasmine's hot list.
Tue, 06 Nov 2007 21:37:13 GMTJasmine's back, and she and Donald get a little bit carried away talking about the new Zune's they got to fondle. Also on the agenda: the budget-friendly Archos 105 and Oakley's latest tune-playing sunglasses.
Tue, 30 Oct 2007 20:30:54 GMTVeronica Belmont drops by and talks with Donald about the Sony Rolly, hacking the iPhone, and why the Zune deserves a second look. Plus, Donald sounds off on the SanDisk Sansa View and the memorex MMP8640.
Tue, 23 Oct 2007 19:11:06 GMTWithout really meaning to, we dedicate pretty much an entire podcast to iPod accessories.
Tue, 16 Oct 2007 16:02:34 GMTNapster 4 shows the love to Mac and Linux users, while iTunes cuts some prices. Plus, we talk about a retro-looking Internet radio receiver and some sweet portable iPod speakers.
Wed, 10 Oct 2007 16:02:34 GMTForget the iPod--can the Zune compete with Samsungs upcoming Bluetooth-capable players? Also, the Sansa Clip sounds great and Sony's bottom-of-the-line player offers a surprising feature.
Tue, 02 Oct 2007 19:29:29 GMTWe play with a wind-up MP3 player, discuss Zune rumors, and answer some of your burning questions.
Wed, 26 Sep 2007 18:35:00 GMTFor the dedicated podcast listener, we clear up some confusion about autoresume as a feature. Also, get some pre-review info on the latest Sony Walkman and the new Toshiba Gigabeat.
Wed, 19 Sep 2007 19:57:33 GMTWe try to stick to our regularly scheduled programming of cold, hard product facts, but can't avoid a tangent about intangibles.
Tue, 11 Sep 2007 21:46:33 GMTWe try not to talk about the iPod...and fail.
Fri, 07 Sep 2007 04:55:19 GMTA special episode...all iPods, all the time.
Tue, 04 Sep 2007 21:17:50 GMTWe take the opportunity to talk about all the neat new non-iPod MP3 players before the Apple storm tomorrow.
Tue, 28 Aug 2007 21:21:19 GMTDetails about three hot new products and why we're so peeved about them.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 19:04:45 GMTWe discuss new music service announcements and some really expensive earbuds.
Tue, 14 Aug 2007 19:04:45 GMTMore 16GB flash players and a beer cooler that plays nice with your MP3 player.
Tue, 7 Aug 2007 19:04:45 GMTWe just can't seem to stop talking about a gaggle of MP3 players, an entry-level mixer, and plenty of worthwhile reader e-mail.
Tue, 31 Jul 2007 19:04:45 GMTFind out which MP3 players and headphones to take on your next trip, and decide which music service rules the recommendation roost.
Fri, 27 Jul 2007 18:48:40 GMTThis week, we're on about MP3 players and headphones that you should bring to the gym.
Fri, 20 Jul 2007 17:56:21 GMTLots of news about MP3 players, some good deals, and the annoying headphone problem for the iPhone.
Thu, 05 Jul 2007 22:28:13 GMTWe were hoping to get through the entire episode without mentioning the iPhone, but it had to happen. What's with the stupid recessed headphone jack?
Fri, 29 Jun 2007 00:00:25 GMTHow good or bad is your shuffle?
Fri, 22 Jun 2007 22:19:30 GMTJasmine drags Donald from his sickbed to discuss the latest addition to the Creative Zen family and the hot new Archos players.
Thu, 14 Jun 2007 22:55:06 GMTAnother new iRiver hits the streets--just not here.
Thu, 07 Jun 2007 19:24:18 GMTWe discuss the new site We7, and some changes to Lala.
Thu, 31 May 2007 22:43:51 GMTWhile Veronica's out, Senior MP3 Editor Donald Bell stops by to discuss Sony's noise-canceling Walkman and a wet willy-like earbud experience.
Thu, 17 May 2007 20:17:00 GMTAmazon goes DRM-free, and we discuss one of the worst players we've ever seen.
Thu, 10 May 2007 19:33:35 GMTWith all the tiny, adorable flash players out, do we really care about the Zune and iPod rumors that are circulating? OK, yes.
Thu, 03 May 2007 19:05:45 GMTNot everything seems practical--you just need us to explain it to you!
Thu, 26 Apr 2007 20:20:16 GMTWhat would be your Top 10 list of songs to enterain the astronauts?
Thu, 12 Apr 2007 18:48:34 GMTAre the new Zunes anything to write home about? We'll tell you, if they ever show up!
Thu, 05 Apr 2007 19:18:56 GMTEMI drops DRM off of their tracks on iTunes, and the world rejoices!
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 20:16:02 GMTCTIA is coming to a close, and Jasmine is worrying she won't have a category soon. Will cell phones shake up the MP3 player market?
Thu, 22 Mar 2007 21:06:09 GMTWe wrap up SXSW, and discuss a new player which debuted there from Slacker. Also, I know it's not 2006. Sorry.
Thu, 01 Mar 2007 22:28:31 GMTA great microphone, fancy new earbuds, and our plans for SXSW!
Thu, 22 Feb 2007 18:48:13 GMTXM and Sirius are planning to merge -- is this a good thing for consumers?
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 18:44:28 GMTWe honor you, our listeners, with another day of answering questions and voicing opinions.
Thu, 08 Feb 2007 18:32:11 GMTSteve Jobs has posted a long rant about digital rights management on Apple.com. Will this be the catalyst for change in the digital audio world?
Fri, 02 Feb 2007 22:39:50 GMTI already belong to too many music sites, and so does Jasmine. But maybe on the good word of some listeners, we'll try a couple more!
Tue, 23 Jan 2007 21:09:42 GMTIf you were a baby, wouldn't you want some rockin' jams in the crib? I would.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:45:32 GMTWe discuss a few of our favorite things from the CES floor.
Thu, 04 Jan 2007 22:35:05 GMTJasmine tells us what we might expect to see next week at CES. Also, where'd all your iTunes music go?
Tue, 19 Dec 2006 18:55:28 GMTDon't judge us because we listened to terrible music when we were younger. OK, maybe that's just Veronica.
Tue, 12 Dec 2006 20:40:53 GMTIs there a way to use iTunes with your non-iPod MP3 player? We give you some tips.
Wed, 06 Dec 2006 18:28:26 GMTIs the chance that your iPod is a lemon bigger than you imagined?
Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:36:30 GMTWe don't agree so much on the Zune. Whose side are you on?
Wed, 08 Nov 2006 18:46:55 GMTWe're joined today by Jasmine France and the evil chimp.
Tue, 31 Oct 2006 21:57:58 GMTWe address some reader questions and comments! Go team MP3 Insider!
Tue, 24 Oct 2006 18:14:13 GMTWe interview Russell Holliman from Podcast Ready about pods, Apple, and aggregators of the future.
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 20:21:19 GMTJasmine joins us in celebrating the anniversary of the iPod, amongst other things.
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 19:02:26 GMTWe talk with Anu Kirk from Real/Rhapsody about their new deal with SanDisk.
Tue, 03 Oct 2006 19:15:07 GMTA bunch of new products today, including the much-hyped Creative Zen V Plus and the slightly disappointing Toshiba Gigabeat V.
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:12:03 GMTWe talk about a new player for Sirius, the Zune, and other wi-fi enabled players.
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 18:04:23 GMTToday we talk about Zune, Real Networks/SanDisk, new iPods, and iTunes being lame.
Tue, 12 Sep 2006 23:58:20 GMTWe discuss the big Apple announcements that happened today!
Tue, 05 Sep 2006 19:54:35 GMTWe interview Jez Hildred of Slim Devices about their new product, the Transporter.
Wed, 30 Aug 2006 17:27:17 GMTLots of DRM news this week! Also, there are new subscription models in the works.
Wed, 23 Aug 2006 19:52:39 GMTVeronica is old skool tape cassette, and James loves the XM. What about you?
Tue, 15 Aug 2006 17:26:20 GMTWe talk with Senior editor Kent German about his favorite cell phones that play MP3s.
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 16:58:04 GMTJames gives the scoop on two new players from Sony, and discusses music jukeboxes.
Tue, 01 Aug 2006 17:08:22 GMTJames and Veronica discuss the merits of over the ear vs. earbud headphones
Tue, 25 Jul 2006 17:36:48 GMTWe talk with Young Lee of Cowon America
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 17:00:50 GMTWith WWDC coming, we\'re hoping for an Apple movie subscription announcement!
Tue, 11 Jul 2006 17:09:16 GMTRumors of new nanos and more on the Microsoft player.
Tue, 27 Jun 2006 17:02:12 GMTSometime a bad rep can help a company. I don\'t think this is one of those times.
Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:19:13 GMTDoes Microsoft have it in them to make another fun product?
Tue, 13 Jun 2006 17:12:57 GMTWhere France failed, will Sweden prevail? And then will the rest of the world follow?
Tue, 06 Jun 2006 16:58:13 GMTMusic Gremlin and Zing: Think they show promise?
Tue, 30 May 2006 20:51:00 GMTWe discuss AllofMP3.com, Cowon, and a very retro new iPod system.
Tue, 23 May 2006 17:42:00 GMTThe pros and cons of WMP 11
Thu, 11 May 2006 23:38:00 GMTWhat format do you rip your CDs into, and at what bitrate?
Fri, 05 May 2006 21:43:00 GMTWith James out, Veronica and Jasmine discuss the pros and cons of a few of our favorite music services.
Thu, 27 Apr 2006 22:54:00 GMTWe talk about the Toshiba Gigabeat, video service Vongo, and our favorite pimps. I mean, PMPs.