Throwback Thursday – The Cassette Tape

Throwback Thursday – The Cassette Tape

It was in 1962 that Philips invented the Compact Cassette medium for audio storage and only a year later in 1963, with the cassette player, that audio files and listening to music became portable.  In its early years, the sound quality was mediocre, but as soon...
Throwback Thursday – The Boombox

Throwback Thursday – The Boombox

The boombox was such a status symbol in the 1980s, particularly a favorite with the young urbanites. It became closely linked to American hip hop culture and was instrumental in the rise of hip hop music. However, the wide use of boomboxes in urban communities led to...
Throwback Thursday – The Old Record Player

Throwback Thursday – The Old Record Player

These old record players, or gramophones, are now making a comeback as aesthetic decorative pieces for homes aiming for the vintage look, especially with them coming in different retro colors.  A gramophone is an ancient instrument allowing to play mechanically a...
Throwback Thursday – Portable Computer

Throwback Thursday – Portable Computer

The ‘Lunchbox’ Back to the time where laptops weren’t widely available and the personal computer just became feasible, portable computers were introduced. A portable computer as its name suggests is designed to be moved from one place to another and...