Videotapes Are Becoming Unwatchable As Archivists Work To Save Them

Computer Hardware

Most videotapes were recorded in the 1980s and ’90s, when video cameras first became widely available to Americans. Most of those VHS cassettes have become unwatchable, and others are quickly dying, too. Research suggests that tapes like this aren’t going to live beyond 15 to 20 years. NPR has a story about a group of archivists and preservationists who are increasingly scrambling through racks of tape decks, oscilloscopes, vector scopes and wave-form monitors to ensure a quality transfer from analog to digital. From the article: Here’s how magnetic tapes work: Sounds and images are magnetized onto strips of tape, using the same principle as when you rub a piece of metal with a magnet and it…
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Huawei P10 Most Known Issues and How to Fix Them

Huawei P10 Most Known Issues and How to Fix Them

It’s no secret that Huawei quickly made its way into the top smartphone producers of the world. The Chinese tech company has become famous for its technologically advanced devices that are also way cheaper than comparable ones from giants such as Samsung …
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Want Drones to Fly Right? Make Them Hallucinate, MIT Prof Says

Want Drones to Fly Right? Make Them Hallucinate, MIT Prof Says

MIT’s second-gen agile drone is based on Jetson TX2. Which brings us to hallucinations. Using an NVIDIA TITAN X-based workstation for photorealistic rendering, Karaman can fly Sparrow in an empty motion capture room while feeding it simulated …
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Problems with the Huawei Mate 9 and how to fix them

Problems with the Huawei Mate 9 and how to fix them

Huawei’s Mate series is known for its beautiful designs and construction, fantastic displays, and large batteries, all of which makes for a popular range of smartphones. The latest addition to the series, the Huawei Mate 9, continues to bring all of …
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App specific passwords will be required to sign in to iCloud with third party apps from June 15, here’s how to make them

Apple

In its ongoing efforts to ensure strong security for customers, Apple will require the use of app-specific passwords from June 15th. This affects you if you use a third-party app that logs in with an iCloud email and password (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc) to access contacts, calendar and mail messages.

If you don’t migrate to app-specific passwords by the June 15 deadline, then those apps will stop working. Luckily, it’s easy to fix: read on for step-by-step instructions on how to make app-specific passw…
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Common Galaxy S8 problems and how to fix them

Common Galaxy S8 problems and how to fix them

If you’re having trouble with your phone, we’re here to help. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are great phones, but no device is perfect and there’s a chance you may be having some issues with yours. Lower than expected battery life, performance issues, running out …
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