Juke BoxIn 1890, Louis Glass and William S. Arnold invented the nickel-in-the-slot phonograph. A device patented under the name of Coin Actuated Attachment for Phonograph.
12 inch 33One of the first format for music.
Played on a Gramophone. Very common in Disco and Dance music.
Sony WalkmanPortable Cassette Player
Worlds first low-cost portable stereo
Originally called the Stowaway or the Soundabout Sony soon came up with the name Walkman.
CD 5 inch CD-SIn 1999 78 million were sold.
In 2009 less than 1.6 million were sold.
Brothers in Arms by The Dire Straits is reported as being the first single on CD-S
Sony Mini DiskCapable of holding up to 74 minutes and, later, 80 minutes, of digitized audio.
Originally based on ATRAC audio data compression format
NapsterNapster was the original P2P (Peer2Peer) sharing idea. It allowed anyone with Napster installed on their computer to download songs they wanted for free as long as someone else with Napster had it. Napster changed the way we get and listen to music and ultimatly started the Piracy of Music and Films.
iPodPortable media player.
Capable of storing more music than CD or Tape.
Upto 10Gb of storage
Connection via FireWire