Topic: MP3

How Sony's Walkman Changed the World

Before CDs and MP3s, this little machine made music portable

Andreas Pavel was getting tired of being laughed at. It was 1977, and the German-born inventor had made appointments at all of the major electronics companies—Yamaha, Grundig, ITT, etc.—and each…

Data Points: Tweens and Their Screens

After TV, computers are the most popular way for preteens to watch their favorite shows

Preteens are at the forefront of technology. They're not only using gaming systems, CD players and TVs, they're likely to have their very own, a new study by Mindshare shows.…