The end of VHS
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World’s last VCR maker presses stop and ejects

The Japanese company Funai Electric has announced that it will make the world’s last VHS-playing VCR after demand fell and it became harder to source parts.

Journalist Sarfraz Manzoor casts his mind back to 80s and watching films on a VCR the family hired for five pounds.

(Photo: VHS tape on the pavement with leaves. Credit: iStock)

  • 26 Jul 2016
  • From the section UK