Crayola's colorless MP3 player

Are we missing something here?

It's official: Nothing is sacred. Even though everyone and his dog seem to be making an MP3 player these days, we didn't think we'd see one from Crayola.

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Its specs didn't exactly bowl over Engadget--"There's nothing all that remarkable about the MP3/WMA player from what we can tell: It's got a tiny screen, an SD card slot and is powered by a single AAA battery."

We'll take it a step further: Other than a blue LCD and some green accents, it barely has any color. Maybe we're missing something here, but in a market that's already crowded to the gills, wouldn't it have made sense for Crayola to capitalize on, you know, its trademarked colors? A crazy notion, we know.

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