So now you no longer have a VHS player, what will you do with all those old VHS videos? All those old movies and early Disney films cluttering up the spare room, in anticipation of the next generation of viewers, that technology has now left behind. You could sell them - but will it be worth it?
Watching home movies helps us to remember our earliest memories and can be a wonderful reminder of people who are no longer with us. It’s a bit like having a time machine, enabling us to go back to the past and indulge in fun times like holidays and family occasions.
Although today we have ultra-slim smartphones, instant information on a wristwatch sized device and the ability to watch tv on the run when the DVD hit the market, it was an astonishing piece of technology – many people wondered how so much information could be stored on a shiny piece of plastic! We take a look at the DVD to find out more.
The first model was the Sony Handicap CCD-V8. This was a record only model with no playback features. There were only three focus settings and a 6x zoom! It wasn't long before an autofocus model was introduced.