Items tagged with Cowon

As if it weren't official already, 3D has taken over the world. It's hard to say if the trend will continue this time, but the 3D effect is now filtering down into gadgets that were previously immune to 3D coverage. Even Nintendo's DS will get a 3D overhaul next year, and now Cowon has revealed a media player that will as well. Simply called the Cowon 3D, this simply designed media player retains the sleek style that Cowon is known for, but adds a 3D panel and support for 1080p playback. There's an HDMI output, a 4.8" display (800x480 pixels) and a 3D visualizer that doesn't require glasses. The battery can last for around 10 hours of video (or up to 300 hours in standby), Wi-Fi and a rather... Read more...
Cowon's a company that few people in America have heard of, mostly because they don't spend a great deal of money marketing themselves here. The likes of Apple and Microsoft are much more known in the mainstream, but Cowon's competing in the same portable media player space. By and large, the company makes great products. They're sleek, they're portable and well-built. They're extremely popular in South Korea, and they're trying hard to widen their presence in other countries. There's hardly a better way to do that than to simply continue to produce new gear. The company's latest device is a real eye-catcher, and it's a great media player for those with smaller pockets. The J3 is a sleek, graphite-colored... Read more...
When you mention "OLED" and "portable media player" in the same sentence, one of two devices probably come to mind. Sony's OLED Walkman, or more recently, Microsoft's forthcoming Zune HD. But really, there's a media player that's been touting an OLED panel longer than either of those two, and it goes by the name S9. Cowon's quiet yet powerful entrant into the touchscreen media player realm has remained largely under wraps here in America thanks to a dearth of marketing, but there's at least a fighting chance that it'll gain a bit more popularity now that a striking white version has surfaced. Over on Cowon's website, the S9 White Edition has popped up with its very own Web portal, showcasing... Read more...