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Photos: MyVu Personal Media Viewer

The MyVu Personal Media Viewer is an interesting iPod accessory that will let you enjoy content on a "larger screen," but the design and video quality could use some tweaking.

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CNET Reviews staff
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You decide. For now, we'd rather spend our $300 on a Sonic Impact 55 or other screen-enhancing video iPod accessory.
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The MyVu PMV comes with three nose supports in varying shapes/sizes. They are pretty comfortable and have a texturized finish for keeping the glasses from sliding down. There are also two earbuds that dangle from either arm.
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The MyVu glasses aren't your typical shades--they are very narrow going across the face. This isn't necessarily a good thing as it lets in light and distracting images above and below the glasses.
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Plus, they're not particularly attractive when worn. Can't something techy still be stylish? Regardless, some users may find the glasses uncomfortable when worn for long periods.
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You'll need a video-capable iPod to enjoy the PMV. The battery pack provides eight hours of video time, or 20 hours of audio. That's definitely a plus.
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The MyVu Personal Media Viewer is made up of two basic parts--the video glasses and the battery pack/iPod dock. These are connected via a cable, which is bisected by a basic clip-on remote.
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The shape of the arms on the glasses contribute to the comfort problem. They're pretty thick and there's no ergonomic curve to fit to the shape of your average ear. Plus, the glasses are heavier than most sunglasses, which may bother some wearers.

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