This Is What an iPod Looked Like in the Roaring Twenties

In the 1920s, the world was still about 60 years away from the first Walkman, and about 80 from the iPod, but portable music was still apparently a thing. All you had to do was rig a little radio to your garter and a speaker around your head, as the 20s lady in the above video demonstrates.

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You also, at that point, had to wear a garter. And you have to wonder how the whole portable thing actually worked, because there couldn't have possibly been wireless MP3 player-sized devices. But the Discman, the Walkman, and the iPod are all thanking this woman—and her inventiveness—for their important contribution to society. [OhHaveYouSeenThis]

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Uhh...this is clearly fake. First, what limited battery technology there was in the 1920's would have required pushing a wheelbarrow around to power the thing. Second. There were no transistors. The smallest radios in the 20s were the size of 5 gallon gas can. Couple that with the fact that early speaker technology was nowhere near that compact. I can't believe this garbage actually makes it on here as legitimate news.