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End of the road for the Walkman.

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Eeks! The Walkman is 3 decades old this week. Last night Justin Timberlake (yes I follow him @jtimberlake) twittered in, “It’s the 30th birthday of the Walkman. The old commercial is a trip” with a link to this commercial…

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Sony Sports Walkman

OMG Right? So apart from the fact that I used to own a nifty little (at the time) yellow Sony sports Walkman (which is now referred to as vintage) and had quite a respectable collection of cassette tapes this BBC Magazine experiment (to commemorate the Walkman) was hilarious and heart breaking all at the same time. They gave a 13 year old boy a Walkman to play with for a week. Here’s what he thought.

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Down the line I wonder what’s going to make the iPod Nano or the iPhone look bad (and secretly I can’t wait!)

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