Kids Reacting to an Old Cassette Walkman Is Wonderful and Horrifying

Originally marketed in 1979, the first Sony Walkman turns 35 this year, and it's about as outmoded as a technology can be these days. That's why it's understandable that the kids in this delightful video, none of whom were alive in the 90s, have no idea how to use the thing. Or what it's for. They can't even conceive… » 4/14/14 9:55am 4/14/14 9:55am

Sony's New Walkman: MP3 Player, Headphones, and Speakers in One

In its quest to keep the legendary Walkman brand relevant in the post-iPod world, Sony has taken to creating some odd and neat, if niche gadgets, like the one-piece waterproof Walkman. Now, here's another stab at the same concept retooled for the hip commuter crowd. » 9/12/13 1:08pm 9/12/13 1:08pm

Sony's Putting Its Handheld Cassette Recorders In That Old Junk Drawer…

It's the end of an era. Or more accurately, it's effectively been the end of an era for a while and this is another part of it. In early 2013, Sony will stop producing its three remaining models of handheld cassette recorders, meaning first the Walkman and now its cousins are on their final march to death. » 12/09/12 10:00am 12/09/12 10:00am

Is Sony Back?

Do you remember Sony? Not the guys who let your PSN account get hacked, or the ones who loved their proprietary formats more than their customers. The Sony you grew up with, who made the gear you couldn't live without. I hope you do. Because it looks like they might just be back. » 7/15/11 1:20pm 7/15/11 1:20pm

Sony's New S-Series Walkman Specs, Pricing Leaked By French Retailer

Built-in speakers were all we could really glean from our first glimpse of Sony's updated S-Series, but French retailer,, has now listed the 8GB NWZ-S544 for €129 (about $185), and has the 16GB NWZ-S545 at €149 (about $210). » 8/10/09 5:30am 8/10/09 5:30am