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Strong ARM scoops up Sansa to boost IoT security

Chipmaker ARM has sealed a deal to buy Israeli Internet of Things (IoT) security specialist Sansa Security. Financial terms of the deal, announced Thursday, were not officially disclosed. However, the WSJ previously reported that around $75m-$85m was on the table. ARM makes the chips that power the majority of the world’s …
John Leyden, 30 Jul 2015
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SanDisk upgrades Clip music player

SanDisk has updated is Sansa Clip music player ahead of Apple's anticipated iPod revamp next week. Now dubbed the Clip+, the differences appear primarily cosmetic. Still small, the Clip+ sports a phone-style navpad control in place of the rotating wheel its predecessor used. Once again, it supports Ogg files as well as MP3, …
Tony Smith, 1 Sep 2009
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LSI hauled to court for trade libel

SanDisk has got so hacked off at LSI's claims of patent infringement and threatening letters to SanDisk's customers that it's suing the company for trade libel. In its suit, filed last Friday in Northern District of California's US District Court, NAND flash and digital music player supplier SanDisk says LSI Corporation …
Chris Mellor, 23 Jun 2009

SanDisk tunes into SlotRadio

CES SanDisk has updated its Sansa Slot range of Portable Media Players (PMP) with the creation of SlotRadio: a PMP with integrated OLED display. SanDisk_SlotRadio SanDisk's SlotRadio has a 1.5in OLED screen The SlotRadio player is made from die-cast aluminium and has a 1.5in OLED screen at its centre, allowing you to see …

2008's top three MP3 players

Kit of the Year Apple's iPod line remains the best-selling series of music players, and while the revamped, thinned down Touch appeals - thanks to its sheer good looks and versatility - it was a couple of other players the scored the best marks this year. Sony Walkman S-series Sony NWZ-639F 16GB Walkman MP3 player The 8GB and 16GB Walkman …

SanDisk reinvents 1980s personal stereo for the noughties

SanDisk has continued with plans to replace the CD with the SD, by launching a portable music player based around its pre-loaded Micro SD card notion. The Sansa SlotMusic Player is designed to take the storage firm’s SlotMusic cards, unveiled last month. Fortunately, it also accepts so-called “self-loaded” Micro SD cards …
James Sherwood, 15 Oct 2008

Ten of the Best... iPod rivals

Round-up Yes, the news is dominated by this week's revamped iPods, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of other good media players out there. Put off the colourful Nano, or the shiny Touch? Then here are ten of the best alternatives. Counting down, in reverse order, we kick of with the... Creative Zen X-Fi Click here for the …

SanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 player

Review Come September, a version of the Sansa Clip with revised firmware will hit the streets in the UK, giving us an excuse to rustle one up and have a retrospective shoofty. Much of the revised firmware is actually already available from SanDisk, including support for Ogg files, but come September all new Clips will also support …
Alun Taylor, 25 Jul 2008

SanDisk Sansa Fuze

Review Even though SanDisk tells us the future of MP3 players is devoid of built-in storage...the future isn't here yet. The new Fuze player slots into the Sansa range and comes with either 2, 4 or 8GB of internal memory. Measuring 78 x 48 x 8mm and weighing really not much at all - the spec sheet doesn't actually give a weight, and …
Alun Taylor, 16 Jun 2008

SanDisk forecasts memory-less MP3 player future

At a presentation in London SanDisk Director of Product Marketing Jan Hauer announced that very soon MP3 players will come with... no memory at all. But they will have Ogg and Flac support. Well, he would say that, wouldn't he? After all, SanDisk is the only music player maker that also sells removable media. Mandy Rice-Davis …
Alun Taylor, 11 Jun 2008

SanDisk launches Flash video player for TVs

SanDisk is taking the fight to the Apple TV and the iTunes Music Store, launching this past Friday a video playback device that's connected to a telly, and a onlince content source to feed it with US TV programming. SanDisk Sansa TakeTV SanDisk's Sansa TakeTV: remotely controlled... The gadget is the Sansa TakeTV, a Flash …
Tony Smith, 22 Oct 2007
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Dell brings the cha-ching to buy Zing

Dell has agreed to cough up for music startup Zing, which makes software to connect personal music players to live streams and other online content. Mountain View-based Zing was founded by iPod alumnus and Jobsian fashionista Tim Bucher and launched at the beginning of 2006. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Dell …

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