I agree, it looks like the MP3 market is underserved while a lot of manufacturers are
catering to apple products.
I am tired of replacing stereos that have glitchy CD players that screw up my CDs. This is for the bedroom. I don't like the Apple stuff, the controls aren't intuitive for me; so an iPod on a dock isn't a solution. I really just want something that behaves pretty much like an old school bookshelf CD system, but runs music off a)internal memory ,b)SD cards, or c) USB thumb drive.
I've already tried some streaming internet server devices that don't work. I also don't want to pay monthly fees, like satellite radio. I have my own eclectic music on CDs that I've ripped.
I'd like price to be under $200, and to shut off automatically after x amount of time.