MusicGremlin Launches Wireless Music Player at Amazon.com - Tech News - Playfuls.com - Science & Technology
: MusicGremlin announced availability of its Gremlin wireless digital audio player through Amazon.com and the company's own website. Together the wireless player
and MusicGremlin's accompanying music service create a breakthrough digital music experience. For the first time, consumers have a product that gives them the power to discover, purchase and share music, legally and right from the palms of their hands -- all without using a PC.
The Gremlin will download music over-the-air to a portable player from MusicGremlin's service using Wi-Fi. MusicGremlin's subscription service offers users unlimited access to on-demand music, as well as access to commercial-free programming and the ability to share music with friends. Users can also purchase individual songs, and albums for permanent ownership.
The company has selected Amazon.com as its initial retail launch partner. The player comes loaded with MusicGremlin's music service, built in partnership with MusicNet, the world's leading business-to-business digital music service provider. Users will be able to select from a library of over two million tracks from all four major and thousands of independent labels. Consumers can subscribe to an unlimited "all-you-can-hear" service for $14.99 per month or purchase individual tracks a la carte for permanent ownership for $0.99 each. MusicGremlin
also announced that it is offering all new customers a free one-month trial subscription as part of its launch. The Gremlin Wi-Fi-enabled digital audio player retails for $299.99.
The Gremlin provides consumers with more convenience and control than ever before. Users can choose the music they want, enjoy commercial-free programming, and share songs with a community of friends, all directly on a portable player.Enjoy music on-demand
: Search for new music anywhere, by browsing a catalog of more than two million tracks stored locally right on the device. When a song is selected for download, it downloads immediately. If no connection is available, songs will be delivered to your portable player the next time it connects to Wi-Fi.Get commercial-free programming
: Subscribers to MusicGremlin's service gain free access to the Gremlist service, which offers pre-programmed, commercial-free music playlists that are automatically pushed to their players and refreshed weekly. Offerings include genre-based programming such as "Classic Rock," "Country 101," and "TranceContinental," as well as themed Gremlists, such as "Hot Brown's Love Lounge," and other offerings for more eclectic tastes.Connect and share with friends
: Gremlin users can also connect to each other over-the-air to browse each other's music libraries. Subscription users can even send music to each other's players, all wirelessly and all legally, whether they are in the same room or connected through Wi-Fi to the Internet.
Additionally, Gremlin players have all the basic functionality of other MP3 players. They let you transfer all of your existing MP3 and WMA files from your PC to your player. The Gremlin also allows you to transfer content purchased from other Windows Media Player 10-based music services.