updated 09:35 am EST, Thu December 11, 2003
Rover MP3 player updated
SmartDisk today announced an updated version of , its compact portable USB data storage device that also acts as an MP3 player, FM radio and voice recorder. The compact unit slides apart to plug directly into the USB port on a computer and is automatically recognized as a removable storage device. Rover holds up to 256 Megabytes of data or 4 hours of MP3 music and allows up to 12 hours continuous play from one AAA alkaline battery: "The re-design of Rover incorporates a high-tech look with additional features like voice recording and an FM radio." Rover is now available in a 128MB model for $130, while a 256MB ($180) model is due in January 2004.