Sony’s 5 Biggest Gadget Blunders

Sony Vita may join the ranks of the biggest failures to come out of Japan

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Sony’s 5 Biggest Gadget Blunders

MiniDisc

Sony MiniDisc Walkman Sonys 5 Biggest Gadget BlundersIn 1992, Sony came up with a way to give music junkies a better quality choice than cassette and a cheaper option than recordable CDs. Unfortunately, counting on CD-R to remain at high prices was a mistake — as the cost of making CDs dropped precipitously. Also, the advent of MP3s doomed the MiniDisc as it caught on in North America.

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