MP3 players face off--under water

New version tries to lap older model

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How quickly we forget. A lot of gadget blogs are writing about the "Dolphin" underwater MP3 player as if it were the first of its kind. But fellow Craver Jasmine France reviewed a similar product, the "SwiMP3," almost two years ago. Which begs the question: How many underwater music players do swimmers really need?

The Dolphin does have a lot more storage its older counterpart--1GB vs. 128MB--and appears a bit smaller too. Perhaps its biggest advantage, however, is price: about $105, compared with the SwiMP3's $250 retail listing.

No matter what the price, we hope the technology of underwater music has improved since 2005. Back then, Jasmine thought the SwiMP3's quality kind of sucked.

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