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Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act, the long-awaited Canadian copyright reform bill, C-11 Bill contains some good consumer provisions that support MP3Rocket’s “time-shifting” and “format-shifting”
3D television scored big talk during the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), but glasses-free technology by companies like Toshiba failed to wow this consumer.
MAGIX Announces Rescue Your Video Tapes! 3 Are video tapes safe? Not really, as many have found out the hard way there are many environmental and technological threats to any consumerâ€™s VHS memories.
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday delayed deciding if cable TV providers may allow subscribers to record shows in devices housed at cable offices, observers said. The high court issued a call for the U.S.
First, there was the war between eight-track tapes and cassettes. Then there was Betamax versus VHS. Now a new battle for the future of home entertainment is once again forcing consumers to choose.
Consumers about to face a confusing and expensive choice between two conflicting standards for high-definition DVDs will face further costs to upgrade their entertainment systems if they want to enjoy all the benefits of the new movie players.
Technology group Forrester Research on Wednesday declared Blu-Ray, a new DVD format backed by electronics makers led by Sony Corp as the winner in a heated battle over next-generation DVD technology.
The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...
- A trick or prank.