We’ve recently run several reports here on TGD about a new Samsung TV that costs $150,000. It’s being called the 4K TV because it has four times the pixels of regular hi-def TVs, but some experts will argue that past a certain point your eye can’t tell the difference anymore.
When I was a kid my father bought a fancy motorized TV antenna for our roof that could rotate by turning a dial on a box sitting on top of the TV set.
We can thank adult entertainment for a lot of new home technology we enjoy today.
During the early days of the home video revolution, VCRs were really expensive and so were movies on VHS and Betamax.
I have very fond memories of the VCR boom, and, once way back when, thought it was amazing you could actually own movies and watch them at home.
Secondary markets have been a big boon to the movie business - even though the major studios were initially against the VCR way back when.
It's easy to have a lot of fun thinking back to the early days of home video. Even though I couldn't afford tons of movies I still rented and copied films off TV like crazy.
The age of the VCR was a bit of a strange experience for Steven Spielberg.