Summary: Nestled in Hamra's notorious Alleyway, new restobar Walkman
was designed to take patrons on a journey back in time to the good old eclectic '80s.
My first Walkman
was bought "out of the catalogue", a convenient way for teenagers and folks on a budget to acquire consumer desirables at vastly inflated prices on the 'never never'.
Sydney, Oct 25 (ANI): Multinational conglomerate Sony has stopped the manufacturing and distribution of the cassette Walkman
after retiring the floppy disk in March.
25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony today unveiled the stylish new S Series Walkman
Video MP3 player, featuring high-quality built-in stereo speakers that allow users to share music out loud.
Shortly after the Walkman
was released in 1979, one history professor lamented that it was a menace that called "into existence still one more competitor to the voice of God.
Instant ExpertIT'S amazing to think that original market research suggested the Walkman
wouldn't catch on.
It's almost 25 years since the Sony Walkman
was invented ( proving an instant hit with 80s joggers everywhere.
Sony says it has been utilising the synergy between hardware and batteries as well as the developments towards higher capacity technology Peters adds: "As well as our Power plus high capacity Alkaline range, Sony have used the success of the Walkman
brand to create a battery pack that is instantly recognisable and hugely successful as an attachment product.
THE Sony Walkman
, the single best-selling consumer electronics product ever made, was 20 years old today.
Thus the Walkman
was born, and it soon became an essential part of the ``Me'' generation, as seemingly every sweaty jogger or workout buff had the little box strapped to a thigh or waist, bopping to his or her own personal soundtrack.
One thing is for sure: If the musical reaction could be controlled, aspirin sales would rocket, while Sony Walkmans
would become technological relics.
Tweeter's predictions for hot "Dads and Grads" gifts include DVD Technology, e-wear and MD Walkmans
, Digital Camcorders, Plasma and LCD TVs and Satellite Radio.