When Sony unveiled the 40th anniversary Walkman, we thought it was kind of lame. It did not actually pay homage to the device that started it all. Meanwhile, a startup did what Sony did not do. It is still not a cassette tape-playing Walkman, but it at least it is an actual cassette tape.
Sony was the undisputed kind of personal cassette tape player which it trademarked as “Walkman.” Walkman was pretty much synonymous with personal audio player and so it is only right for the Japanese electronics giant to dish out a Walkman to mark the Walkman’s 40th anniversary.
Who can forget Apple iPod? The white, rectangular block of gadget with the iconic click wheel pretty much changed how we consume digital music when Steve Jobs introduced it to the world back in July 17, 2002. Years later, with the emergence of smartphones with the ability to play music, the dominance of dedicated MP3 […]
Attention audiophiles, here are some new products from Sony that are sure to be music to your ears. There is a prerequisite though and that is, you ought to have pretty deep pockets, but more on that later. Sony has just announced that it has remastered its Signature Series with IER-Z1R In-Ear Headphones and DMP-Z1 […]
If you are looking for some serious audiophile sound with the look to match, then perhaps you might be interested in Sony’s newest addition to its audiophile range. The Ultimate Signature Series Audio Range announced earlier this month comprises of two Walkman players (NW-WM1Z and NW-WM1A), a pair of reference standard headphones (MDR-Z1R), and a […]
If having an Metal Gear Solid iPhone case isn’t enough to show off your love for this conspiracy theory-ridden espionage third-person shooter, then Sony may just have the MGS fix for you by the way of a series of limited edition Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain devices, ranging from smartphone to tablets and […]
Singapore-based Creative is reinventing itself to keep up with the face pace, unforgiving multimedia-obsessed market and the Sound Blaster FRee Portable Bluetooth Speaker is one of their latest attempt, and boy does it look pretty. On top of being a pretty gadget, it also touts a IPX4-certified splash proof design and a cool 10 hours […]
We know how far hardcore audio enthusiasts would go for the best possible sonic, but would anyone actually drop $1,200 (or $1,199.99 to be exact) for a hi-res MP3 player? Well, in case you do, you’d be glad that you have another option to what Astell&Kern has to offer and that’s the Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 […]
High Resolution Lossless Audio is like CD music when it first hits the market. it is pricey, or at least the player is pricey. but that’s about to change with the Fiio X1 Portable High Resolution Lossless Music Player that promised studio-grade sound for under 100 bucks. that’s cheaper than the current lineup of iPod […]
Sony has never been the go-to brand when it comes audiophile-grade personal audio gear, which the company hopes to change with these hi-res duo: a Walkman NWX-A17 Hi-Res Audio Digital Music Player and MDR–1A Hi-Res Headphones. we sure won’t question Sony’s impeccable quality, but audio reproduction remains to be heard. anyway, kicking off the hi-res […]