First International Digital (FID) today introduced the irock! 730i digital audio player, which “blends audio, pictures, lyrics and text to provide users with the ultimate digital audio experience.” The device offers USB connectivity, 128MB of built-in memory, a SmartMedia Card (SMC) slot for an additional 128MB of memory, the playback of MP3i, MP3, and WMA files, and support for ID3 tags. The 730i also includes software for adding pictures, lyrics, and text to any MP3 file, and can capture up to 35 hours of voice recording using a built in microphone. The irock! 730i is compatible with iTunes 2/3 and will be available in early March for an estimated retail price of US$149.99. A 256MB version of the device, the 760i, will be available in Summer 2003.