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#FlashbackFriday: The evolution of headphones

Have you ever wondered how the headphones evolved through the years? From the initial invention to the Beats by Dr. Dre that is popular in youth and young-at-heart. Headphone maker Ligo created an interactive and educational guide beginning from 1890s.

The interactive guide begins at the creation of the Electrophone during the 1890s then to the early stages of the modern headphones we have today. Of course, the iconic Walkman is also featured and the ingenious ad Sony did for Walkman is present too. Things end in 2010s wherein there is a brief explaination of the current trend about headphones today.

Head over to this link and have a brief history class.


This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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4 Responses

  1. nat says:

    Fix your link sir

  2. sevy says:

    delete x before http in the URL.

  3. Anony Mouse says:

    Sooo… at what point in that 120-year history did Ligo decide to venture into canned sardines, mackerel & corned beef?

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