Giant Cassette Tapes Will Crush the MP3 Revolution

Sandwiched between the reel-to-reel tape and the rise of the cassette as we used to know it, there was, for a brief moment in 1958, what RCA Victor called “A Revolutionary New Triumph in Tape.” Looking for all the world like a mix tape accidentally irradiated in an atomic blast, RCA’s invention “never really caught… » 7/14/08 1:00pm 7/14/08 1:00pm

Listen Up — We've Got 11 Classic Scifi Audiobooks

Books on tape might be extremely dead technology, but iPods and eBook readers like the Amazon Kindle have reanimated the medium and turned audiobooks into the commuter's wonder drug. When the book is read well, you'll find yourself sitting mesmerized in your parking space just listening, instead of heading into work.… » 1/11/08 11:00am 1/11/08 11:00am