Digital Mind Corp. announced plans to release its
portable music player and storage device in the United States. The USB 2.0-based DMC 800 is a 20GB hard disk-based music player that works without special software for Macs and PCs, and provides the ability to play MP3, WMA, WAV, ASF and Ogg Vorbis file formats. It features a 16 hour replaceable lithium ion battery, voice recording and FM radio, and the ability to operate as an external hard disk as well. The DMC 800 measures 2.6 x 3.9 x 0.86 inches. The DMC 800 costs US$299; a 40GB model is coming soon, as well.