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Rewind: This Raspberry Pi cassette player plays Spotify tunes on actual tapes

A British maker has built Pi-powered tapes that recreate our physical connection to music for the digital age.

By 21 October 2014

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Analog cassettes: The hiss shall rise again

The lowly analog cassette is making a comeback. In 2012, sales were up 13 percent, and the surge continued in 2013!

By 7 May 2014

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Kids introduced to Walkman cassette players, hilarity ensues

Watch the next generation of gadget lovers attempt to use outdated tech like tape cassettes and a Walkman. Get ready to feel old thanks to the latest "Kids React" video from The Fine Brothers.

By 15 April 2014

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Cassette tape, the other analog format

Was the cassette the MP3 of its era? Still alive and kicking, the cassette just celebrated its 50th anniversary!

By 11 August 2013

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Tape runs out for Sony's portable cassette recorders

It's the end of an era for one iconic device, but Sony plans to continue selling blank cassette tapes, tape decks, and boomboxes with cassette support -- for now.

By 11 December 2012

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Sony farewells the cassette Walkman

After 33 years of life, Sony has finally discontinued production of its line of cassette Walkmans.

By 10 December 2012

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Kick it 1985-style with cassette-to-iPhone converter

Ion's Tape Dock lets you digitize your cassettes just by sliding in your iPhone or iPod. Break out those old mix tapes and parachute pants, and party.

By 6 November 2012

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Sony's tiny high-resolution audio player might be the next big thing

It's called the Walkman NWZ-A17, and this wafer-thin player has a lot going for it, says the Audiophiliac.

By 12 October 2014

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Philips comes full circle with massive bet on lighting and health-tech

The 123-year-old Dutch company has ruthlessly cut ties with TV, audio, and the categories that have made it most famous. Can an ageing population put this venerable firm back on top?

By 10 October 2014

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Spotify can never replace my iPod, but it can ease the pain

Commentary: The quiet demise of Apple's iPod Classic prompts CNET's Nick Statt to reflect on the time before streaming services -- when music was first set free.

By 14 September 2014