Audio technology has come a long way and continues to evolve. Gone are the days of wax tubes, cassettes, and CDs. We're now living in a digital era where audio hardware, enhanced media formats, and on-demand streaming services determine our music intake. The recent deal between Jay-Z and Samsung has already been labeled a gamechanger with the mobile giant purchasing 1 million copies of his latest album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, and making it available on the Samsung app first before iTunes or Best Buy could get their hands on it. #NewRules should definitely be a theme these days in regards to music reception. Shawn Carter's recent move, however, is just one instance where technology has changed the way we've consumed music throughout the past two decades. Read on to learn about the music-tech revolution.