[via Jamie Zawinski]
You’ve probably seen those adapters which have a 1/8″ stereo audio jack
at one end leading to a cable leading to a cassette-shaped thingy at
the other end. They’re handy for situations in which you have a
portable MP3 player that you want to hook up to your non-MP3-playing
car stereo or the old-school ghetto blaster at the cottage.
Here’s an interesting twist on that theme: Mobiblu’s DAH-220…
The MP3 player is built into the cassette-shaped shell.
The best thing about this player is its interface: it’s shaped like a
cassette and goes into to your cassette player, but it also behaves
like a cassette, user-interface-wise. It has sensors in the spindles so
you can use your cassette player’s “fast forword” and “rewind controls”
to jump from song to song. Want to record? Click the “record” button on
your cassette player, and it records audio data coming into your