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RIP: Japan is Making its Last-Ever VCR

It’s the end of an era as the last Japanese company to make VCRs says it’ll throw in the hat and stop manufacturing them by August. But also: people were still making VCRs? Things really do stick around. Read More >>

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The 12 Best Gadgets You Didn’t Buy

Somewhere in an alternate universe, the Earth 2 version of me is typing this article on a brand new Commodore Amiga sipping from a can of Crystal Pepsi when his Palm Pre 4 buzzes with a new CU-SeeMe video call. Unfortunately, in this universe, the best products don't always win. Read More >>

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13 Tech Sounds You Don’t Hear Anymore

If you remember what a modem sounds like, chances are you're old. And that's not the only tech sound that's being quickly forgotten. Our friends at LaptopMag have complied a list of noises that may soon disappear from the collective nerd consciousness. Read More >>