VAIO Pocket 40 GB DAP IRL Review

VAIO Pocket 40GB DAP IRL Review- The VAIO Pocket (pocket from now on) is a digital audio player/photo viewer that was released in 2004 just a few months after Sony’s Walkman division released its own NW-HD1 Network Walkman to compete with the iPod (might have been 3rd generation at the time I think). It was an…

Sony Walkman X IRL Review (X1060)

Sony Walkman X (X1060) IRL Review- The Walkman X (X from hereon) was released in 2009 as Sony’s first major foray into the touchscreen DAP market basically owned by the iPod Touch. It was designed to be the pinnacle flagship of Sony’s DAPs and bring the Walkman name back into the fight that it had largely…

Review- Sony Walkman E-Series and Active Speaker System

  Review- Sony NWZ-E464 Walkman and RDP-NWT16 Active Speaker System- What a mouthful! I think this really is just called the Sony E-class Walkman. Marketed as the budget/economical class digital audio player, the e-class never got my attention. I wasn’t interested in the entry level DAPs because they were generally unremarkable. I think I have owned…

Throwback Review – Sony D-EJ01 15th Anniversary CD Walkman

In Grade 10 I purchased the Sony D-EJ915 CD Walkman and it blew my mind with how slim the CD player was, and how cool the remote control was. I thought I was holding the king of CD players until I ran into a buddy with a fluorescent orange remote that showed song titles and…

Review- Sony Walkman NWZ-1060

Review Sony Walkman NWZ-1060- I first got a hold of the Walkman Z (its moniker) unintentionally because of my VAIO S15 Purchase in 2012. Originally awaiting their back to school promo and hoping they would offer a PS Vita for free (the previous year had offered a PSP for free and America was getting the PS…

Retro Review Sony Walkman NW-HD5 and NW-A3000 Review/Overview

Holy flashback Batman. Retro IRL review of the Sony NW-HD5 and the NW-A3000. Not a full review of the NW-A3000 because it doesn’t work and I only own it out of nostalgia and luck. The NW-HD5 Walkman dates back to 2007 when the iPod was all the rage (particularly the iPod Nano which had just come out) and…