Support this channel on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/8bitguy1 In this episode, I take a look at VHS tapes and find out if the quality is as bad as we remember.
In a recent episode I explored a 10-year-old MacBook to see if it could still keep up in today's world, and surprisingly it could. So in this episode I explore
A look at the short-lived D-Theater format which offered HD movies on VHS. Captured D-VHS Demo Tape showing New York in 1993: https://youtu.be/fT4lDU-QLUY D-Th
Introduced by Texas Instruments in 1978, this is probably the first computer most kids had at the time. In this video, I'll go over the features, specs, and tr
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Welcome to the evolution of USB... The path from the original IBM PC to now, has been a relatively short one, but still one tangled in webs of cables. USB seems
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You may have owned a LaserDisc or even a CED system...but the odds are that you've never seen a VHD. It's time to put that right with this comprehensive look at
What was "glorious Technicolor?" It was a groundbreaking technology — but it was more than that, too. Find an extra commentary video here: https://www.youtube.
Comparison and review of 9 Plug n' Play Direct-to-TV game consoles. Support this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/8bitguy1 See audio fix in this ep
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You can support this channel on Patreon! Link below I remember when LightScribe was first marketed, and let me tell you I thought it was *the* *coolest* *thi
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A look at Akai's impressively complicated 1972 Invert-O-Matic Cassette Auto-Reverse mechanism. Features a New-Old-Stock Akai CS-55D tape deck. The Techmoan chan
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The Kenwood 72x UCR-421 was the fastest CD-ROM drive ever made when it released in 1999. And after years of looking I've finally found one that works. Does it l
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In 1976 Sony introduced the Betamax video cassette recorder. It catalyzed the "on demand" of today by allowing users to record television shows, and the machine
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The Wire Recorder was expected to take over the world but disappeared almost overnight. In this video I take a look at this now largely forgotten technology fro
I swapped my iPhone 5 for a 2G model for a week to find out if the original 1st generation iPhone could still be used in 2014.