Gadget of the Day – Cowon iAudio 7

Quick, hide that Nano under a cushion, the Cowon iAudio 7 is here.You'll already be familiar with its shape no doubt, since it’s essentially an

Quick, hide that Nano under a cushion, the Cowon iAudio 7 is here.You'll already be familiar with its shape no doubt, since it’s essentially an iAudio 6 with the rickety mini hard drive removed and zippy flash memory installed instead.The result of this hardware lobotomy is a stunning 60-hour battery life – roughly enough to see you round the globe by air or from London to Glasgow by train via several bus replacement services.Otherwise it’s the same trusty music spinner with its cunning Swing Touch percentage controller for sliding through track listings. Oh and it still has that stunning 260,000 colour 1.3in OLED display that'll screen movies.Hold it up close and you won't be able to tell it apart from a 50in plasma. Possibly.Essentials Cowon iAudio 7 4GB, 8GB Price: £110, £150 On sale: Now Contact: Advanced MP3 Players Related stories: Cowon's iAudio nano-baiter back in flash Samsung T9+ – revamped for wireless gaming Cowon’s video-playing Nano