This is good news on the DVD front:
The digital versatile disk format, better known as DVD, is only six years old, but it has already claimed 29 percent of U.S. households, according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
For the second year in a row, DVD players are poised to become the holiday season’s hottest-selling electronics item, CEA said. So many players will be sold that analysts expect 40 percent of American households to have one by the end of this year.
Great—just don’t take the title of this article seriously. I can’t imagine anything dumber than throwing
out your VCR. If you have 8mm and Super 8mm films, you’re certainly not going to throw out your projector, even if you’ve had your footage transferred to video.
One of the biggest myths I’ve heard in this business is the alleged fragility of video tape. Probably a tactic employed by manufacturers to keep tapes selling to nervous customers. As you can see from our