Tuesday, February 8

history of portable audio

the canadian broadcast corp has a cool article on the history of portable audio, from the first portable wirelesses to the present day. an interesting factoid: one of the first companies developing the pocket radio, Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo, decided to change its name to something more western, and chose a mixture between the latin word for sound, sonos, and the american expression "sonny boy" meaning young, and came up with Sony.


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