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Enter for your chance to win a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC turntable

From the Cheapskate: SoundStage Direct is giving away this $450 record player, along with gift certificates for the runners-up. Plus: three bonus deals!

By December 1, 2015


The other analog format: Cassette tape decks have never been cheaper to buy

Vinyl's surging popularity is covered ad nauseam in mainstream media; the Audiophiliac ponders the rise of the other major consumer analog audio format, the cassette.

By August 1, 2015


Spotify, you make my streams come true (aka, the making of my musical wonderland)

Commentary: A lifelong music lover, I've found that Spotify's streaming service is the best way to hear the songs I love most. To me, music services like this count among the most exciting technological achievements today.

By November 28, 2015


New tool for DJ scratching: Cassette tapes!

Everything old is new again, apparently. Inventor and musician Jeremy Bell shows off his musical invention ScrubBoard, which uses audio cassette tape to scratch like a hip-hop DJ.

By November 12, 2014


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

A British maker has built Pi-powered tapes that re-create our physical connection to music for the Digital Age.

By October 21, 2014


Steve Jobs' legacy includes the women he inspired

Women played a key role in helping create the Macintosh. Some of the women on the original Mac team share how Jobs pushed them to extraordinary levels of creativity.

By November 2, 2015


​19 questions you might be asking after seeing 'Steve Jobs'

The movie dramatizes key moments from the life of Apple's co-founder. How much is real and how much made up?

By October 24, 2015


Raspberry Pi gets an official ​7-inch touchscreen

The cheap micro-computer now has a touchscreen to build a basic tablet or control your Pi-powered creations.

By September 8, 2015


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 May 6, 2014


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Watch the next generation of gadget lovers attempt to use outdated tech like tape cassettes and a Walkman.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 April 14, 2014