updated 08:45 am EST, Tue March 27, 2001
Iomega and SONICblue today announced a strategic relationship for future technology offerings. The agreement will result in SONICblue Rio-branded MP3 players coming to market that feature Iomega's recently announced 100MB PocketZip technology. The devices will be Mac-compatible. SONICblue today also announced two new Rio models: the Rio 800 128MB and the Rio 600 64MB, which come with twice as much storage as the previous versions. The Rio 800 128MB carries a $300 price tag, while the Rio 600 64MB sells for $220.