Soccer ball MP3 player bulks up

World Cup item now has 2GB

Shiro

If TVs can be built into basketballs, is there any reason that MP3 players can't look like soccer balls? Absolutely not, as far as Shiro is concerned.

The Singapore-based company has updated its "AS" ball-shaped player with a 2GB storage capacity but thankfully has changed little else (if anything) in its excellent futbol design, which has the controls on its contoured panels. Measuring under 2 inches in diameter, it still has a circular LED display, according to Technabob. And true to its athletic roots--it was originally designed to commemorate the World Cup--the player has a stopwatch and timer.

It's almost enough to make a Yank like soccer. Almost.

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