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It's been 30 years since the Sony Walkman revolutionised the way people listened to music.
But it did not invent new technology -- the device was a tape player (not recorder) that ran on batteries and a pair of earphones was attached.
Instead, it packaged those components together innovatively and created a market where none had existed.
Within those 30 years, a lot of technology has come, gone and evolved.
Here's a look at gadgets that changed our culture, improved our lives or were just plain fun.
Issue: 315 | May 2013
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