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Video Rental Shops Are Making A Comeback In The US

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Video Rental Shops Are Making A Comeback In The US

Video rental stores are almost a thing of the past; with the once-booming blockbuster peaking at 9,000 stores worldwide, it is now down to just one outlet, which can be found in Bend, Oregon. However, this is not the end of video rental as a group of movie enthusiasts have vowed to bring back their local store. The residents deeply believe of Baltimore in the US state of Maryland that we are at risk of losing something special in the era of streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Although, today’s teenagers deem video stores ancient history and streaming...

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How Did DVDs Steal The Spotlight From VHS?

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How Did DVDs Steal The Spotlight From VHS?

In the late 90s and early 2000s, an upgrade hit the streets and kicked VHS to the curb. It was shinier, newer and more compact; it was the DVD, also known as the digital versatile disc.  For an almighty 20 years, VHS tapes were the most beloved form of entertainment. They recorded home movies and family footage and came pre-recorded with all the latest Hollywood releases. How is it that such a popular and admired format became so outmoded?  When did the DVD take over occur?  DVDs were created and developed in 1995, yet they were not the first version in the 1960s...

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How Has Tech Shaped Film-making?

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How Has Tech Shaped Film-making?
Technology has had an enormous impact on film-making. The largest is more deeply felt in new cameras that allow cinematographers to shoot in a higher definition. 

Here are a few examples of where technology has driven film-making.

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All About USB Flash Drives!

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All About USB Flash Drives!

USB flash drives are becoming increasingly common; they are inexpensive, lightweight and easily transportable - you may even find them being given away as a free promotional item! It is vital you do not overlook how useful these small devices are for storing any essential files.  Below are five ways a USB flash drive can make your life easier.  1 - Use a USB flash drive to keep essential files on call whenever you need them!  USB flash drives are especially advantageous for those that travel for work or move from office to office as you can access your work...

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Which Digital Storage Format Is Most Suitable For You?

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Which Digital Storage Format Is Most Suitable For You?
Here are three digital storage solutions bound to be perfect for anybody!

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