Who hasn't hung onto a defunct Walkman or a dead cell phone? The inanimate technology of our past joins a cultural tradition for an elaborate Día de Los Muertos altar here in CNET's office.
Sony's Walkman was the first high-quality "mobile" music player -- did you own one?
A music industry insider reckons physical media and streaming can coexist in a way CDs and downloads couldn't.
Sony's CEO Kasua Hirai excites fans with two new cloud-based services during his keynote Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show. He also bids farewell to the "just good enough era."
Jeff keeps complaining about the lack of gaming news on the show, so we're bringing Mark Licea on the show every Wednesday for your weekly video game update! It's like preGame, but with more dudes.
Sony has announced it'll stop making and selling MiniDisc stereos next month, so it's the end of an era.
SanDisk announces an ultracheap Sansa MP3 player to accompany the new slotMusic media cards.
Sony has announced it has finally retired the Walkman cassette tape player, marking the end of one of the most successful consumer gadgets of all time.
The cassette-playing Walkman, which introduced portable music to the masses 31 years ago, is now officially retired. Without it, would the iPod even exist?
In my last post for the CNET Blog Network, I look back over some of my favorite products and services of the last three-plus years.