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34 Years Later, Sony Still Sells Walkmans

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.01.2013 | Technology

Monday is the Sony Walkman's 34th birthday, and it might surprise you to know that the iconic music player of the '80's and '90's is still in producti...

What Don't We Know About the iPhone 5?

Tom Silva | Posted 11.21.2012 | Business
Tom Silva

In the end, why do we care about a 112-gram brick of metal and glass? Because products that operate like extensions of ourselves always win us over in ways that other objects don't. They pull us away from the sameness of daily life and make a claim for our independence.

R.I.P. The MiniDisc Walkman

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of the Sony MiniDisc Walkman, which was tragically murdered by its older CD-play...

2010 Departures: People, Products And Brands We Said Good-Bye To

Wallet Pop | Tom Barlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While for most of us 2010 was a year of very gradual recovery, there were some moments of great loss. Over the course of the year, we said goodbye to ...

Sony Stops Production Of Cassette Walkman

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sony announced that it has ceased production of cassette Walkmans, first introduced in 1979. Switched highlights the history of the Walkman: [T]he po...

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.