It turns out that a Japanese company called Funai Electric is still making the videocassette recorder (VCR). The company recently claims that it will stop making the retro video recorder’s by the end of this month, after 30 years of production. The decision comes after selling only 750,000 VCRs last year, down from a peak of 15 million VCRs… Continue reading World’s Last VCR Company Will End Production This Month
Minnesota-based company ColorWare has recently launched a vintage redesign of Apple’s latest iPhones. The limited edition retro-themed iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus was inspired by the Apple IIe computer. On the back of the phone, the company used a matte vanilla-colored exterior with fake vents along with the 80’s version of Apple’s rainbow logo.… Continue reading Limited Edition Retro-Themed iPhone 6s/Plus
VHS Camcorder App shoots videos that look and sound like an old videotape that have been shot by an old school video camera from the 80’s or mid 90’s. With a real-time effect preview, you can degrade the picture at precisely the right moment by dragging your finger around the screen or by shaking your device. The VHS… Continue reading VHS Camcorder App
Artist Christoph Brown creates striking portraits on his Etch A Sketch, then sell it for about $500. He hopes to turn his art into a big business. Watch the video below.
Bill Hammack the Engineer guy explains to us the historic videotape battle between JVC VHS and Sony Betamax in the late 70’s and early 80’s, and why Betamax failed to compete with VHS. Check out the video below.