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The Rise And Fall Of VHS

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The Rise And Fall Of VHS

It never scratches, it always starts playing at the point you left off, it doesn't have any frustrating menus or loading screens, and you can get rid of obnoxious ads with a pair of scissors and tape. Best of all, no one's ever hauled it out of the house before! What could this hypothetical device be? A VHS player! The iconic video player that has been a staple of home theatre entertainment for over 30 years–fuelled by footage of yesteryear and waves of nostalgia. A Technological Breakthrough In Its Day  The Video Home System (VHS) has been around for a...

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Why DVD's Will Not Disappear

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Why DVD's Will Not Disappear

DVDs are great! They've been around since 1999 when they were introduced to the world, and they still have a unique role in society. Even with streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, DVDs still have a place in modern day life. We don't think this will change anytime soon. This article will explore why DVDs are still a popular physical media type. DVDs are Still Useful Streaming is the new way to watch content, but DVDs are still incredibly useful. They don't require internet or Wi-Fi, which can be a benefit if these things aren't available. DVDs are a great...

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