Oakley Thump is really made for the music lover fashionista and it is the first digital music eyewear. You could now say, “Look Mom, no wires!” as you go around and show off your newest gadget which is a plus factor in their design. However, you may be forced not to use your Oakley Thump when you go bar hopping to impress the girls with it unless you would want to look like a cyborg from a different universe.
Controls for playback control (at the right ear stem) and volume adjustment (left ear stem) are found on each stem of it. You just got to have the feel of the location of the buttons so that you won’t accidentally press the power off when you want to do is to move forward to the next track.
A flash memory of 256MB to 512MB for this type of MP3 player is enough since you would not be using them for more than six hours of playback time. It is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion polymer via a USB connection. However, if you do not want to turn on your computer while charging it, you can get yourself an external charger which is separately sold.
File formats being supported are MP3, WMA, WMA with DRM and WAV. Windows Media Audio support suggests that this gadget is Microsoft-friendly. Aside from being Microsoft-friendly, it is also Macintosh-friendly as one of its supported OS.
Another bonus add-on for this gadget is that you could actually use this as a storage device. You could transfer your documents from one computer to another via a high-speed USB2.0 connection.