Goodbye iPod! Hello… Cassette?

Published On March 26, 2015 | By Cordell Green | Blogs, Country Mornings

So long MP3’s and digital media. Say hello to an old friend! Sony has unveiled a cassette tape that can hold over 64 MILLION songs! Read on…

64 750 000 songs to be a little more accurate. Wow.

In 1990 alone, a staggering 442 million cassette tapes were sold. That’s enough music to last you 134 896 days without hearing the same song (assuming each was different and averaged 3 minutes in length)!

By 2007 only a mere 274,000 individual cassettes were sold with the advent of new technology.

Last spring, Sony announced the cassette is making a comeback by unveiling a tape that can hold a whopping 148 gigabytes per square inch. That’s 185 terabytes of total data.

To put that in perspective, that’s like having 3700 Blu-rays on a single tape.

The tape will be available for commercial sale, but no word yet on a release date, or price or practical application.

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