Infographic: A brief history of music players

From record players to docking stations, the devices which we consume music on have certainly changed a lot over the years. Take a look at how music tech has evolved...

Starting with Thomas Edison’s phonograph in 1877 and finishing with Spotify playlists on today’s iPhones, this fascinating infographic from ebuyer takes in 8-track tapes, Sony Walkmans and everything in between as it takes a look back at how the world's listening habits develop.

So, which is your favourite? Are you happy with your iPod or do you long for the days of everything being printed on vinyl?


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