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Creative Announces Sound Blaster Wireless for iTunes

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Creative Technology Ltd. today announced the Creative Sound Blaster Wireless for iTunes, a breakthrough for more than 100 million people who listen to iTunes music and Internet radio on their PC or Mac. The Creative Sound Blaster Wireless for iTunes upgrades the PC or Mac to a premium wireless sound system that enables users to use the iTunes interface. It is about the size of a thumb drive, and it just plugs into the USB connection on the PC – it is as easy to use as iTunes itself. The Creative Sound Blaster Wireless for iTunes is the perfect solution for everyone who has iTunes on their PC or Mac, allowing them to listen to their music wirelessly and enhancing the quality of the playback.

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They're really running out of ideas arent they?...
 

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So whats its called again? Oh yeah, "The Creative Sound Blaster Wireless for iTunes", almost forgot...
 
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Well.. yeah.... I suppose if you REALLY need iTunes to listen to music then. I suppose this is useful?

Cant see how its really any different to any other wireless audio extender? But I suppose it has its market.

Hopefully it can extend other sound too , and not just iTunes?

Edit : Could be fun to leave the volume cranked to 100% then throw a grenade & have the PPL in the lounge s#!t themselves ;}
 
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yeah they are running out of idead

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How is creative still around?
 

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so is this just a PC->FM radio transmitter?
 
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allows you to stream your itunes from the PC to a receiver connected to your home stereo. Kinda makes no sense to me....
 

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allows you to stream your itunes from the PC to a receiver connected to your home stereo. Kinda makes no sense to me....
sounds like FM radio to me.

I think this is just a USB soundcard which outputs to FM radio
 
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pretty much...

Why spend extra money on a device that sends your music to a stereo when your PC has speakers and that is how most people listen to music these days. And, also... if users aren't listening to the music on the PC, its downloaded to their mp3 player.

Creative must be desperate
 

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regardless of why they did this... who are they actually going to market this to?
 

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regardless of why they did this... who are they actually going to market this to?
people with 128MB MP3 players?


really, i dont get it either. people normally just copy the files over.
 
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The best part... is the price. $149
 

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gah.

mac users arent THAT dumb
Ya they would go after the same exact thing if it has a apple on it and costs 10 times as much.
 

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Ya they would go after the same exact thing if it has a apple on it and costs 10 times as much.
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A usb sound card, one receiver and a remote control for 160 bucks isn't a bad deal.

sounds like FM radio to me.
I think this is just a USB soundcard which outputs to FM radio
It is USB sound card indeed but the wireless output is not FM.
Audio is streamed wirelessly @ 2.4GHz - according to the specs here:
http://www.soundblaster.com/products/wirelessaudio/

For someone who wants to hook up their Hi-Fi in one room to the computer in another room (or the other way round using PC speakers and line-in on the Blaster for that) without drilling through the walls it is a reasonable option. FM lacks quality while gear such as Sonos or Squeezebox are a bit expensive and this is where this Sound Blaster might be useful.
 
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gah.

mac users arent THAT dumb
you mean... even mac users arent that dumb lol... (yes, most of them are hehehe ) kidding :D
 
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Most? lol