In 1979 Sony spawned an era of wearable technology wiht its iconic personal stereo. It enabled music fans to listen to their music while on the move without inflicting their choices on those around them. It provided the soundtrack to millions of morning commutes.
The Walkman quickly changed listening habits and became hugely popular as jogging culture took the 1980s by storm – here was something that allowed you to listen to your music while you are worked out.
This wearable technology has now evolved, thanks to Apple, into the iPod and has changed music forever. Could you bear to be without your iPod? Is it the ‘the best invention ever’? Have your say by liking the Facebook page and joining the conversation – and you could win an iPod touch!