You can scold Sony for its miserable inability to write decent software for its MP3 players, but you can't fault it for design. Just when we were ready to cry over the iPod may have the market sewn up, but look at the shape of this player! Concealing it from muggers using the would be no problem., the Japanese giant has launched the NW-S203F and NW-S205F Sport. The
Making jealous eyes at thekit, both players come with pedometer functions, and are 1GB and 2GB respectively. There's also a built-in FM tuner -- something that no iPod offers. We expect a launch date around September and the players will retail in the £70 range (TBC).
Sony may be phasing out its quirky old designs, but it's a relief to see it replacing them with quirky new ones. -CS