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8-track tapes

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Poll: If digital audio is so great, why didn't it kill the LP?

Even the most die-hard LP fans concede its many flaws, so why didn't the LP fade away a few years after the CD was introduced?

By July 24, 2013

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Six tech features that should be standard in every new car

Today's optional equipment can become tomorrow's standard feature as cars evolve.

By February 19, 2013

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Voyager 1, NASA's 1977 iPod, turns 35

Carrying the Sounds of Earth record to the distant stars, Voyager 1 is approaching the cusp of our solar system in search of alien civilizations that can play 8-track tapes.

By September 5, 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 November 5, 2012

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Did we listen to just as much music before the iPod?

Some say the iPod changed everything, but the Audiophiliac doesn't agree.

By September 1, 2012

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Maybe tech needs less ch-ch-ch-change?

In the never-ending rush for something new, something better, something improved, perhaps what we really need is an operational pause.

By May 6, 2012

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Of e-book pricing, Justice Dept. charges, DRM, and Pottermore

As the U.S. Department of Justice takes on publishers over e-book prices, perhaps it's an opportunity for dropping digital rights management to save everyone?

By April 17, 2012

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Extinct audio format gets a museum

The 8-track cartridge will be honored with its own museum in Dallas on Monday.

By February 11, 2011

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Stereo still rules the music world

Stereo music isn't going away, and Onkyo's new components reflect that reality. Onkyo's A-9070 integrated amplifier and C-7070 CD player woo discerning audiophiles.

By September 14, 2011

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New Cheap Trick album available on 8-track tape

No joke, the new Cheap Trick release, The Latest, is available in an 8-track tape version.

By July 15, 2009