Amen to D2! There are some audiophiles who require portable music and have not heard of Cowon. Get a pair of good earbuds and you have one professional portable audio system. I'm told it accepts a particular type of Nokia mobile phone battery.
Why do I get a distinct impression that this entire discussion topic is like of tupperware ladies?
"I use this grinder in my kitchen, this lipstick is good, that moisturizer is good"?
JEEPS are built, not bought.
No, I am not talking about the latest contraptions but older Jeeps...CJs
This question should be aimed at CIOs and managers. Most of them do not visit Slashdot. And if you really get hold of them, the answer is, no, they are not ready.
Energy > Interest > Curiosity > Learning
Passive entertainment > Lethargy > Energy Drain
Suggest reading a short essay "On Thinking for Oneself" by Arthur Schopenhauer.
The sad part is that those who decide where our resources go can't see further than 10 years. (and being optimistic, here)
Or the next quarter