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Seemingly overnight there is now competition in the MP3 Springboard market. Now we have the SoundsGood MP3 player from Good Technology. This standard-size Springboard module has shaped up to be -- pretty good!
The SoundsGood is a standard-size module, sticking out less than two millimeters above the Visor. Even though it's standard-size, the SoundsGood still has hardware buttons that let the user change tracks while in another application and a wheel to adjust the volume. A headphone jack completes the external hardware on the SoundsGood. Earbud headphones and a carrying case are also included.
Good Technology includes some of the following songs on the SoundsGood so you can listen to it outside the box. These are also on the installation CD if you need them again:
Mac users can stop reading now -- the SoundsGood does not support the Mac platform. Serial cradles will not work either with the SoundsGood. Only Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 2000, & Windows Me via USB are supported. Good Desktop is the basic software that is used to upload files from the desktop to the Visor. One nice thing is that it completely bypasses HotSync, making the uploading of songs faster. Uploading files is easy:
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