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The DVD vs The VHS

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The DVD vs The VHS

As digital media continues to play a larger role in our lives, consumers are buying less physical media like DVDs and VHS tapes. But after more than two decades of advancements, those products still hold a special place in the hearts of many — especially collectors and older buyers who find value in collections of their favourite movies; and some younger buyers who still enjoy watching the occasional DVD or VHS tape for nostalgic reasons. Millions of people around the world love the nostalgic appeal of old VHS tapes and DVDs. From movies to home videos, we want to look...

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All About The First Ever Video

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All About The First Ever Video

The oldest film ever discovered dates back to 1888 and is a silent short titled "Roundhay Garden Scene." It was named after the garden in which it was shot (the Fenton Gallery and Museum of Art) and features a brief, 10-second clip of an unidentified man walking across a grassy field.

Read on to find out more.

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Choosing A Digital Storage Option

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Choosing A Digital Storage Option

There's a ton of different ways to store digital files these days. You're probably already familiar with the cloud, but now there's also blockchain and other exciting technologies. Whether you choose to store your files in the cloud, go old-school with disks or opt for a blockchain-based solution is up to you! 

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

VHS tapes were once a popular way to store memories and watch them with the family in the future. It became a tradition for them to gather in front of the TV and watch home videos of family milestones, such as baby's first steps or the wedding of Mum and Dad.

Let's take a look at VHS problems and why DVDs and MP4 recordings don't have the same issues.

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Why you should convert your old vhs tapes

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Why you should convert your old vhs tapes
The average life expectancy of a VHS tape is shorter than you'd think at between 10-30 years. While that's still a long time, VHS tapes are pretty outdated now, and that could mean that the precious memories you have recorded on a VHS tape are also being lost as time passes.

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