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2012-05-28 23:00:02

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”

2011-01-10 07:41:23

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.

2010-11-08 00:00:46

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 consumer’s VHS memories.

2009-01-12 19:04:43

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.

2006-09-14 16:20:00

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.

2006-03-24 06:45:00

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.

2005-10-19 15:30:00

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.

Latest Betamax Reference Libraries

2010-10-12 18:40:32

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...

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Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).