Tag Archive: Cassette

Kids of today think cassette players are iPhone docks

We’ve all seen the adorably hilarious videos of kids making us feel old by responding with general bafflement to ancient technologies like, erm, the original iPod. But you’d hope for the good of our future that people of driving age are a little bit more educated than that. Not according to a photo that’s currently […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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The iRecorder, An iPhone Speaker Styled Like a 1980s Cassette Player

Remember back when a button was a button, and not a skeuomorphic touch-screen fake complete with drop shadows and gradients? Me too. Back in the 1980s and beyond, kids had tougher fingers thanks to all the button-pushing that went on,…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Help The Cassette Tape Live On With This Cool Case For iPhone 5 [Review]


I have fond memories of the cassette tape. The first album I ever bought was on cassette — I won’t tell you what it was — and I used to spend hours taping songs off the radio so that I could listen to them on my cheap Bush walkman, which had just three buttons and a volume control.

Cassette Case by Rocket Cases Category: Cases Works With: iPhone 5 Price: $ 14.99  [Read More…]

Old Car Audio Cassette Slot Turned Into Radical Slot-Loading iPod Dock! [Video]

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Okay, this is rad. YouTube user HM231 had no use for his car stereo’s old, crusty audio cassette slot, so what did he do? Hollow it out and mount a 30-pin connector inside it so he could slide in his iPod instead to pump up the jams. Rad!

Via: Reddit

Reuse An Old Cassette Case For A Retro-Fun iPhone Dock [Image]

DIY Style, Retro looks, and budget conscious.

DIY Style, Retro looks, and budget conscious.

Those of us over a certain age (ahem) remember the days, after the LP and the 8-track, but before the CD, when cassette tapes were all the rage. I belonged to a couple of different tape clubs back in the day, and still have quite a few of these bad boys in a case under my house, somewhere.

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