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1. having the characteristics or form of a gadget;
resembling a mechanical contrivance or device.

New Creative Zen Stone And Zen Stone Plus With Built In Speaker

Available in a range of colours and a couple of sizes the new Zen Stone (isn’t it technically a pebble) and Zen Stone Plus come with a built-in speaker and a free skin case with a clip.

I’ve always been somewhat skeptical of players with built-in speakers, they don’t quite compare to delivering sound directly to ones eardrums and seem somewhat gimicky. However, there must be a market for them somewhere.

The Zen Stone and Plus will be available in the UK from the 1st of March at the suggested retail pricing of:

Why any of the above are available in just Black is anyones guess, but overall the range makes for a pretty good value set of low-end mp3 players.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008, Personal Audio.