Monthly Archive: November 2015

TV remotes

Betamax vs. VHS

Back when TV remotes still made clicking noises when you pushed the buttons, there were these devices many of you might recall called VCRs and Betamax. In November 2015, years after Betamax lost the...

Media streaming

How the Internet Changed Television

Thanks to on-demand streaming, gone are the days of waiting weeks for explanations to our favorite TV show cliffhangers. With the advent of the Internet and the instantaneous technology it brought, all it takes...

The History of HDTV

HDTV, or High Definition Television, offers a substantially higher resolution than standard television. Though this format originated in Japan in the 1970s, the United States didn’t adopt HDTV until the 1990s, due to a...