Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Find: An oldie but a goodie: The height of portable music player technology from the early '80s

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An oldie but a goodie: The height of portable music player technology from the early '80s

Sure this will seem ridiculous to current youth, but when we witnessed the original airings of Sony's Super Walkman commercial, it seemed miraculous:






Industrious mix-tapers could forego the standard 60-minute cassettes and buy mind-blowing 120-minute blanks. That's like, at least 35 songs in your pocket! And it would only take you three, four hours to put it all together.


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I'm disappointed they cropped her pants out.

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