$249 Creative ZiiO 7-inch Android Tablet Now Available

I think a few of us got a little excited to learn that Barnes & Noble's $ 249 NOOKcolor eReader will eventually be receiving an update that would make the device a full-blown Android tablet. Well, today Android fans now have a real option in the same price range-- and with slightly better specs. Creative [...]

Creative Setting Its Sights on Internet Tablet, e-Book Reader Market with Zii MediaBook

What do we have here? epiZENter.net is reporting that Creative surprised attendees of their annual general meeting with the announcement of the Zii MediaBook. While currently under heavy development, Creative demo'd a working prototype that featured a large color touchscreen, text-to-speech functionality, Wi-Fi, and a SD memory card slot. The device is capable of surfing [...]

Creative’s ZiiLABS Intros the Ground Breaking Zii Plaszma OS and EGG StemCell PMP Platform

I've been bearish on portable media players (PMP) for quite some time now since the introduction of multimedia smartphones. Well, Creative's ZiiLABS subsidiary is gunning to change that general sentiment with the introduction of the Zii Plaszma open-standards OS and EGG StemCell (ZMS-05 chip) powered handheld computer that's capable of running Android. In other words, [...]

Creative Introduces the ZEN X-Fi and the ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN

Creative, a worldwide leader in digital entertainment, today announced the ZEN® X-Fi® and ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN digital media players for music, video and photos. The only players to feature award-winning Creative Xtreme Fidelity X-Fi audio technology, the ZEN X-Fi with Wireless LAN is available today at Amazon.com, Buy.com, Creative.com, Fry's.com and Newegg.com, and [...]

Sneak Peek: Creative ZEN X-Fi Portable Media Player

It appears that the next PMP from Creative will be called the ZEN X-Fi and will include Wi-Fi, IM capabilities (Yahoo! Messenger & MSN Messenger), an SD card slot, a 9-button direction pad, and a built-in speaker, reports epiZENter.net. While all that is well and good, the feature that seems the most interesting me, from [...]