The Apacer looks and feels the part, with modern styling, tough plasticexterior and a front-loading CD tray. Lettering on the tray gives awaythe fact it can read DVDs, even if it can't write them
The PVR-H140 comes in at the budget end of the personal media player market. Priced at just over £200, it has got a large 40GB hard disk, a better than average 3.6in LCD screen and the ability to record direct from a video or audio source
The PhotoBank joins the growing digital photo storage market, andinstantly wins points for keeping things simple. Transcend has takenthe functional approach: it has a simple LCD...
If 2004 was the year that the iPod went mainstream, 2005 promises to be the year of the personal video player. Archos enjoys an early advantage in this market, and the 20GB Gmini is a more chic, streamlined version of its universally applauded AV400