Entertainment in Your Pocket

Had enough of lame inflight entertainment? The AV340 video and music player from French firm Archos might just be the answer to mile-high boredom. Its 40-GB hard disk can easily store 30 feature films to watch on its 9.7-cm color screen, and still leave room for a few thousand MP3 tracks. All this in a package that weighs just 0.35 kg. The Archos ($1,000) can record straight from TV or hi-fi, so you don't have to waste time compressing audio and video files on your computer. And when you land, you can hook it up to your hotel's TV or stereo...

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