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Top 10 Gadgets of the Last 50 Years

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 01.01.2017 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

Show floor at the first CES in 1967 As the psychedelic swirls of Sgt. Pepper streamed from radio and hi-fi speakers in late June 1967, 15,000 manufa...

Kids Try Walkman For First Time, Cassette Tapes Confuse Them

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.17.2015 | Technology

Kids these days may grow up Internet-savvy, but ask them to load a tape into a Walkman and you may have a problem. The video above shows two brothers ...

How Sony Missed Out On Inventing The iPod

The Huffington Post | Elisabeth Brier | Posted 08.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Gillian Tett has an important message for business executives: if your company doesn't work cohesively, it's "deadly." She explores that topic in her ...

Innovation at Its Finest

Ivo Lukas | Posted 05.23.2015 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

I'm so glad that mobile is on the forefront. Again, mobile isn't something brand new - it has been around for a while, from the StarTAC to pagers, to the first iPhone. Technology is everywhere today.

The iPod Is Dead, And These Photos Will Make You Miss Yours

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

Aided by a series of infectious television commercials and armed with enough gigabytes to hold thousands of songs, the iPod has had a great run since ...

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...

8 Old-School Gadgets That Make Us Nostalgic

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

With rumors circulating about upcoming Apple releases in anticipation of the Worldwide Developer's Conference next week, we can't help but think back ...

If They Left... and Came Back: OMD Returns With '80s Pop Synth Intact

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The music. The movies. The hair. The...lack of fashion. Anyone who came of age in the 1980s likely regrets taking part in certain fads but deep down wishes they could go back

What We're Looking At Today

Posted 09.13.2011 | Home

Obviously all we can think about today is the final installment in the Harry Potter film series. (Check back for our review at 12:01 a.m.!) We're not ...

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...

When Two Tribes Go To War

David Julian Price | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology
David Julian Price

Once the David to Sony's Goliath, Apple is now the giant that needs to keep its feet on the ground and not trip over the competition.

Welcome to the Real Social: New Music Apps Bring Listeners Together

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

The most interesting apps we're seeing these days, some of which have yet to be released, buck the decades-long trend towards solitary listening.

So Out, He's In: The Walkman

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

I like listening to the radio. I like top 40, I like DJs, and I even like the commercials. So when it came time for my bi-monthly workout (everythin...

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...

Never Been Gone: A Conversation With Carly Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In this interview, Carly talks candidly about her new "unplugged" album Never Been Gone, recent projects, her family, an Elton John non-adventure and much more.

The King of Pop (and Heartbreak)

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Giles Slade

I played along too when she listened to Michael Jackson even though my tastes tended towards Keith Jarrett's lonely intensity. She gave me a mix-tape of Jacko. I was transformed.

Republicans Kill any Help for Detroit

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Late last night, Senate Republicans derailed a bill, passed the day before by the House, to loan $15 billion to the Detroit Three, with 10 Republicans joining 40 Democrats and two Independents in favor.