Sony’s 40th-anniversary walkman is a digital music player with (expensive) analog style

Before smartphones there were iPods and other portable media players. But before all of them, there was the Sony Walkman, a portable cassette player that let you take your music with you. Sony’s continued releasing Walkman-branded products in recent years, but for the most part they’re high-end digital music players… and the new 40th-anniversary Walkman […]

Sony’s smallest HiFi Walkman is coming in November for $300

Looking for a better portable music player than your smartphone? A handful of companies offer high-end devices for audiophiles who aren’t happy with compressed MP3 music and cheap audio hardware. Sony has a long history in the space. At one point the company’s Walkman brand was pretty much synonymous with the idea of a portable […]