Latest Cassette deck Stories

2011-04-20 00:00:02

Ever wonder what to do with that old box of cassette tapes collecting dust? A new product hitting the shelves this summer, called Tape2MP3, converts old cassette tapes to MP3 files. People with an old cassette tape collection can now embarrass themselves all over again by hearing those old time so-called favorites, prank call tapes from the 80s, boring lectures, not to mention those language lessons that were never completed. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Ever wonder what to do...

2010-10-25 09:30:00

After more than three decades, Tokyo-based electronics giant Sony has announced that they have ceased production of their Walkman personal audio cassette player in Japan, and that the device will no longer be sold once units currently available in stores sell out. The device debuted in July 1979 and has sold more than 220 million units worldwide, but production of the cassette tape player was halted in April, company spokeswoman Hiroko Nakamura told the Associated Press (AP) on Monday....

2009-07-01 10:31:19

Thirty years ago Sony launched the Walkman that would forever change the way people across the globe listen to music by making it completely portable. On July 1, 1979, the Walkman was born, which helped to make the Japanese company a force to be reckoned with in the electronics world. In the first two months of its inception, Sony sold 30,000 Walkmans, and then went on the sell 50 million within a decade. But, as the decades rolled by, Sony came up against powerful rivals such as Apple,...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'