Apacer and Bluechip Infotech have put a new spin on USB storage devices with the launch of Apacer’s Audio Steno Player. The three-in-one USB Drive features voice recording and MP3 Playback as well as data storage. The device supports USB 1.1 and comes in capacities of 64MB and 128MB. The MP3 player features five equalizer modes, five repeat options, backlight and LCD player overview as well as support for MP3 and WMA formats. The device uses a single AAA battery for playtime of up to 12 hours. No drivers are required for Windows 2000, ME, XP, Mac OS 9.X or Linux 2.4 or higher operating systems. Prices start at $299. The product is available immediately through BlueChip Infotech.