Related to the design it is nostalgic but of high importance to some fans. Sharetapes is a service combining mixtages with playlists and qr codes as well as nfc chips, what vice versa is most innovative (NFC means near field communications and concerns automated processes on smartphones like e.g. payments.).
Sharetapes is offering this set of services, enables to create playlists based on services like 8tracks, Spotify and Youtube and others, which is equivalent to the recording. The original tape is giving the design to the card equipped with a qr code to be scanned as well as with a nfc chip to fetch the music. The recordings may be played on smartphones or tablet computers equipped with the features to load the music. At all the service is relying on real hardware, which requires to buy the sharetapes on the site to start to create recordings. To get further information visit Sharetapes.