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W Series Walkman: Sony’s New Waterproof MP3 Player

W Series Walkman From Sony Brings Waterproof, Wireless Music To Your Workout CES 2013— Swimmers and wet-weather workout warriors, rejoice! At Sony’s CES booth, the electronics giant displayed their new W Series Walkman Waterprof MP3 Player. The Sony NWZ-w273 features a unique, one-piece design that integrates the battery and MP3 player into the ear-bud units, for a truly wireless listening solution. Completely waterproof, the W Series Walkman can be submerged indefinitely at…

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Classic Sony Showcased at Abt

Earlier this morning we had a film crew come and take some footage of our small yet interesting vintage Sony gadget collection.  Included in the display are old items like a Sony Walkman circa 1979 or a transistor radio from 1968.  Collected over the years by a Sony employee, the collection is a small glimpse of Sony’s technological history and advances.  Stop by the Atrium at Abt and see Sony history for yourself.…

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R.I.P. Sony Walkman

It was announced yesterday on October 25th that production for the Sony Cassette Walkman units has ceased.  Like the indelible sweetness of a John Cusack smile, or a Cindi Lauper pop song, the Sony Walkman helped define the 80’s.  Originally developed under the stewardship of Sony founders Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka, their hope was to design a portable music experience. When it was first released in July 1979 it cost $200…

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