Mr. Mossberg panned the MusicGremlin, a handheld music player with built-in WiFi networking. He said the connectivity doesn’t work as well as promised, and the $299 price is high for a player with 8 gigabytes of storage. Cnet chimed in with basically the same conclusions.
Both the reviews analyzed the device from an iPod user’s perspective. What I’d like to know is how well the device works for streaming music around the home without using a PC.
The wireless home seems like a great opportunity for a wireless portable music player, but this one sounds like another kind of gremlin: