The humble video cassette recorder is refusing to go quietly into the night despite DVD, then Blu-ray, then digital downloads all taking a shot at eliminating it from existence.
Recent figures from Gallup have claimed a whopping 58 per cent of Americans still own a VCR, keeping alive their VHS collections and perhaps even recording programming from the television.
While keeping a video player around is always handy for repeat watchings of WWF Summerslam '92, PC manufacturers might be kinda sad that more people have VCRs around than desktops (57 per cent).
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Via The Atlantic