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Sony finally stops making casette Walkmans

Sony stops Walkman production

Remember those big boxy things that you wore on your hip, and had to open up every twenty minutes or so to turn over the thingy inside so the good tunes didn’t stop? Yeah, me either. But the Japanese may have a harder time letting go, as it seems that Sony is just now getting around to ceasing production of the cassette Walkman in the far east. Sony will stop selling cassette Walkmans in Japan when the current supply runs dry sometime around April. However, China will still see the production of Sony brand Walkmans, but they will probably be few and far between. Now, let's all bow our heads and finally lay the cassette Walkman down to rest.

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Mix Tape Portable Urban DJ Mixer

Urban DJThe Mix Tape Portable DJ Mixer may resemble a cassette tape, but you can be a boss jock with the compact mixing device for use with your iPod, iPhone or other audio device. It is both Mac and PC compatible, and features a cross-fader, dual 3.5mm stereo inputs and a headphone monitor jack. The Urban DJ, at a size of 4 x 2.5 x .5-inches, is encased in plastic and needs 2AAA batteries (not included.) Get your tunes on for $30.00.

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Mixa Disguises Flash Drive as Cassette

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Music, Storage, USB

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We love this idea for a 1GB USB flash drive for holiday gift-giving. The drive housing is designed to look like a cassette tape and you can create the Mixa’s look with your own style. Choose from ready-made images on their site or come up with one of your own. Available in black or white, the device comes with an extension cable at a MSRP of $41.00. Just make sure whoever you give it to doesn’t put it into their old cassette player and push rewind.

 

Read More | Mixa Product Page via Everything USB


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