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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sony’s Walkman as renaissance metaphor, some Japanese public officials are still figuring out privacy on the internet, and a Pacific Rim review. • • • Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday: It[...]
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Sony – Lightning Connector iPod/iPhone dock music player – CMT-V10IPN

Sony’s new combination music player for iPhone/iPod will be released on May 11. It is Lightning Connector compliant for iPhone/iPod touch/iPod nano out in autumn 2012 or later. Music can also be listened to through CDs and FM/AM [...]
Sony – Lightning Connector iPod/iPhone dock music player – CMT-V10IPN
Sony – Lightning Connector iPod/iPhone dock music player – CMT-V10IPN

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Sony – Walkman dock music player/alarm clock/speaker – wake up with your favorite music in your Walkman – RDP-NWC11

Sony will soon release a music player/alarm clock/speaker made specifically for docking by digital Walkman music players to play music. The alarm feature allows you to choose music from your Walkman to be what you wake up to. It has a [...]
Sony – Walkman dock music player/alarm clock/speaker – wake up with your favorite music in your Walkman – RDP-NWC11
Sony – Walkman dock music player/alarm clock/speaker – wake up with your favorite music in your Walkman – RDP-NWC11Sony – Walkman dock music player/alarm clock/speaker – wake up with your favorite music in your Walkman – RDP-NWC11Sony – Walkman dock music player/alarm clock/speaker – wake up with your favorite music in your Walkman – RDP-NWC11

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Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40

Sony is releasing 3 models of multi-connection combination music players: CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60 and CMT-BT40 on April 20. You can play CDs and listen to FM/AM radio, or play music from your iPod/iPhone/iPad/smart phone/tablet by connecti[...]
Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40
Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40Sony – Music players that connect to multiple devices, with special Walkman terminal – CMT-BT80W, CMT-BT60, CMT-BT40

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Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!

Sony announced today a new update to its Walkman W series with the NWD-W273. Available in Black, Blue and White the NWD-W273 comes only in 4GB and schedule to hit stores in Japan around middle of February. Roughly similar to previous W[...]
Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!
Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!Sony outs a new Walkman W design to sports addicts and even swimmers!

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Sony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAP

Nothing too fantastic here unless you call yourself a huge Mickey and Minnie Mouse fan. Anyway here you are Sony latest Disney themed pack of Walkman with the S770 Series available in 8 or 16GB and with or without Bluetooth that will c[...]
Sony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAP
Sony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAPSony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAPSony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAPSony and Disney launch in Japan a new limited Christmas and Minnie and Mickey Mouse S770 Series DAP

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Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support

Sony launched today two new compact Hi-Fi with the CMT-V70B and CMT-V50. Both models comes with a CD player and the support of MP3 CDs as well as MP3, WMA, ATRAC, Linear PCM, AAC and HE-AAC, FM Radio, comes with a Sony S Master Digital[...]
Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support
Sony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth SupportSony adds two new compact Hi-Fi in Japan with Sony’s Walkman and Bluetooth Support

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Sony Japan commemorate Walt Disney’s 110th birthday with a new series of NW-S760/S760K/S760BT Walkman

Sony Japan announced a new series of NW-S760/S760K/S760BT Walkman in Japan to commemorate Walt Disney’s 110th birthday with unique DAP designed with Disney’s famous characters, dedicated Wallpapers and the choice between one of Walt Di[...]
Sony Japan commemorate Walt Disney’s 110th birthday with a new series of NW-S760/S760K/S760BT Walkman
Sony Japan commemorate Walt Disney’s 110th birthday with a new series of NW-S760/S760K/S760BT Walkman

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Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060

Sony announced yesterday its latest Walkman with the NW-E060 Series available with either 4GB or 2GB of internal memory and integrated Noise Canceling solutions with the usual Train, Flight and Indoor mode. These new walkman comes with[...]
Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060
Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060Sony launched in Japan a new Series of Walkman with the NW-E060

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Sony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” Walkman

Here you are Sony’s direct competitor to the iPod Touch! The Z1000 Series, available in 16, 32 and 64GB, comes with a 4.3” 480×800 screen, Android 2.3 and a nice Nvidia Tegra 2 CPU at 1Ghz and 512MB of RAM! Schedule for a Japanese[...]
Sony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” Walkman
Sony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” WalkmanSony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” WalkmanSony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” WalkmanSony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” WalkmanSony announces the Z1000, a new Android 2.3” Walkman

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Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact

This morning in Japan Sony announced its new waterproof MP3 player, the NWD-W263 Walkman. Replacing the NWD-W253, this new NWD-W263 announced by Sony is 25-percent smaller than the previous model and is also 11g lighter, with a total w[...]
Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact
Sony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compactSony’s new waterproof MP3 player for active joggers is now 25% more compact

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Sony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W series

CNET uncovered the new Series A a few days ago and now, Sony made if official by not only confirming the A Series but by also introducing the E, S and W Series as well! The A Series or A860 is what you could call a PMP and is a very ca[...]
Sony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W series
Sony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W seriesSony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W seriesSony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W seriesSony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W seriesSony introduces a new pair of Walkmans with the A, E, S and W series

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A new Sony Walkman pop-up out of nowhere on a British Online-Store

It seems that the guys over at CNET has found one of Sony’s up coming Walkman, the NWZA865B available for purchase on the Online-Store Play.com. While we haven’t heard anything official yet from Sony Japan, US or Europe we will have to[...]
A new Sony Walkman pop-up out of nowhere on a British Online-Store
A new Sony Walkman pop-up out of nowhere on a British Online-StoreA new Sony Walkman pop-up out of nowhere on a British Online-StoreA new Sony Walkman pop-up out of nowhere on a British Online-Store

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Sony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workouts

Today Sony introduced its new one-piece, water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player, the Sony Walkman NWZ-W260, endorsed by world-class marathon runner and US Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi. Challenging Apple‘s iPod Shuf[...]
Sony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workouts
Sony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workoutsSony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workoutsSony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workoutsSony’s new water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player ready to take on the toughest workouts

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CAV Japan introduces Hello-Kitty Speakers for Sony’s Walkman

Designed for Sony’s Walkman and featuring Sony’s WM-PORT this new pair of Hello Kitty Speaker offers a nice 2.1Ch sound system offering a surprisingly rich sound thank to its SMT or Surface Mounting Technology Design as well as the ado[...]
CAV Japan introduces Hello-Kitty Speakers for Sony’s Walkman

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Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!

Sony Europe has introduced yesterday four new Walkman with the MWZ-B160 Series including the 4GB MWZ-B163 and MWZ-B163F as well as the 2GB MWZ-B162 and MWZ-B162F. Each models comes with a “USB Stick” design and available in five differ[...]
Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!
Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!Sony’s Walkman is not dead! Behold the MWZ-B160 Series!

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Sony releases rebranded X8 as Walkman W8

Sony Ericsson has rebranded the X8 as the new Walkman W8. The W8 is the first Walkman phone running Android. The device comes with a 320 x 480 touch screen, 600MHz processor, 168MB of RAM and it runs Android 2.1. The W8 is no speed dem[...]
Sony releases rebranded X8 as Walkman W8
Sony releases rebranded X8 as Walkman W8

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Maxell Japan upgrades its MXSP-1XXX Series to support Sony’s Walkman

Introduced for the first time in 2006, Maxell longitudinal 2×4.2W speaker usually designed for iPods and iPhone is now available in two new flashy colors and supporting Sony’s Walkman (NW-S703F/S705F/S706F/S603/S605). This new MXS[...]
Maxell Japan upgrades its MXSP-1XXX Series to support Sony’s Walkman
Maxell Japan upgrades its MXSP-1XXX Series to support Sony’s WalkmanMaxell Japan upgrades its MXSP-1XXX Series to support Sony’s Walkman

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[Review] Sony Walkman S755

I’ll admit it up front: I’m a big Sony Walkman fan. I’ve owned four of them up till now, all the way from the original cassette player in the 1990’s to the 16GB S755 I’ll be reviewing today. However, there’s a reason I keep buying them[...]
[Review] Sony Walkman S755
[Review] Sony Walkman S755[Review] Sony Walkman S755[Review] Sony Walkman S755[Review] Sony Walkman S755[Review] Sony Walkman S755

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Sony to release a CD-MP3 player combo

According to Sony‘s Japanese website, the latest addition to the Walkman brand could very well be… a CD player. More accurately, a combo CD-MP3 player named the D-NE241. Apparently, it can read normal CDs as well as MP3 CDs[...]
Sony to release a CD-MP3 player combo
Sony to release a CD-MP3 player comboSony to release a CD-MP3 player comboSony to release a CD-MP3 player combo

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[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos

Sony’s Walkman line of portable audio products have a long and wide history. It started with the original cassette player built in 1978, and was, for a while, a colloquial description for portable audio players (the same way tissues ar[...]
[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos
[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos[4 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: Dock Speakers and Component Stereos

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[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman

Sony’s Walkman line of portable audio products have a long and wide history. It started with the original cassette player built in 1978, and was, for a while, a colloquial description for portable audio players (the same way tissues ar[...]
[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman
[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman[3 of 4] Sony New Product Announcement: NW-S750K series Walkman

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