Sony announces Video Walkman

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Eighteen months after the release of Apple's iPod video, Sony strikes back with its first digital video product: the NW-A800 series Walkman will hit Europe in April. Releases to other markets are expected, but timing...

Sony takes on iPod with new hard-disk Walkman

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Sony unveiled its first MP3-compatible, hard-disk Walkman music player on Tuesday in an attempt to recover ground lost to Apple Computer's iPod. The world's biggest consumer electronics maker aims to reclaim the...

Sony hopes to set history with Walkman, again

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On Thursday, Sony has announced the plan to launch a new version of Walkman (NW-HD1) in a rivalry against Apple's iPod. NW-HD1, through Sony's advanced compression technology, will be able to cater more...

Walkman 'inventor' ponders iPod action

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The man who came up with idea of the personal stereo is threatening to sue Apple over the iPod. Andreas Pavel filed a patent on the concept of a "stereobelt" back in 1978. The idea...

Teaching an old Walkman new steps

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Last July, while most people were taking summer vacations, the Sony Corporation of America made a little noticed, but crucial announcement. Jay Samit, a longtime music industry executive, was appointed general manager...

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