cassette tapes

  • Cassette MP3 player uses finger twisting for charging and song skipping

    There are so many wonderful things about this MP3 player idea. It’s not an actual product yet, but here are the basics. First, just like old school cassettes, you’ll need to choose a tape length: 45 minutes, 60 minutes, or 90 minutes. The higher the number, the more songs you can fit on the flash-based player. Read More

  • Digitize your tapes with TapeLink

    Tape is dead. However my silly brother still has 400 of them in the bottom of the car, most of them in pieces but some are still enjoyable. The TapeLink from Alesis will let you digitize your old tapes, clean the sound with the bundled software and convert them to MP3’s. Read More

  • Cassette tape watches, and their Cold War precursor


    You may have seen pictures going around of this awesome cassette tape-styled watch. I happen to think the little written “Hour” and “Min” are butt-ugly, so I checked if there were any more like it without the scribbles. Turns out there are a couple G-Shocks that look suspiciously like cassette tapes, whether they were meant to or not. Then I got a craving for a real… Read More

  • Sanyo MAJ-U02 Ghetto Blaster

    The MAJ-U02 is equipped with a CD player, USB port, cassette deck (sweet!), digital FM tuner and a SD/MMC slot. The speakers are also hopped up with a bass reflex system, an amplifier with bass boost (all ghetto blasters need that), and an optical digital audio out. But do I really want to spend $250 for something that can play my old mix-tapes? Probably not, but you should have heard how… Read More