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MP3newswire.net: iRiver iHP-120 Plays Ogg Vorbis

Oct 01, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The fact that the new iRiver iHP-120 weighs only 5.6 oz makes it eligible as an iPod competitor, because few players match that portable's size-to-capacity ratio. The fact that it will also play Ogg Vorbis formatted music files puts it in the company of the recently announced Rio Karma, another jukebox portable using Ogg Vorbis as a strategic tool to steal market share from Apple iPod.

"Ogg Vorbis shows such promise that iRiver also announced several older portables will soon have firmware upgrades to the digital codec..."

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