Connect a VCR to a smart TV

Connect a VCR to a smart TV

It’s not always obvious how you connect a VCR to a smart TV. But just because it isn’t obvious doesn’t mean someone won’t want to do it. In this blog post, I will explain how to connect your old VCR to your new smart TV.

Whether you have a Samsung, Sony, LG, Vizio, Hisense, or some other brand of smart TV, for these purposes, they all pretty much work the same. Manufacturers followed the same standards in the 1980s and ’90s, and they still do today. You could connect any brand of VCR to any other brand of TV and it worked. All that’s different today is that we have some new standards, along with legacy standards.

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Why Bobby Grich isn’t in the Hall of Fame

Why Bobby Grich isn’t in the Hall of Fame

Here is an underrated Hall of Fame case for you: Bobby Grich. He was one of the best second baseman of his generation, making six all star teams, winning four gold gloves, and one silver slugger. He retired after the 1986 season, and was eliminated from Hall of Fame consideration after just a single vote. Here’s why Bobby Grich isn’t in the Hall of Fame, and why the voters got it wrong in 1992.

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What happened to Blockbuster

What happened to Blockbuster

Blockbuster video was a staple in American neighborhoods and a key part of Friday and Saturday night entertainment for about two decades. Now this giant is reduced to a single location. Here’s what happened to Blockbuster and why Blockbuster failed.

Blockbuster was a benefactor of a disruptive technology. However, like the icons it displaced, Blockbuster itself got disrupted by two upstarts that it had the opportunity to buy early on, declined, and then had to replicate at higher cost.

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How much weight Command strips can hold

How much weight Command strips can hold

The other night I heard a boom. It turned out a picture we’d hung with 3M Command strips fell. I’d rather that not happen to you, so in this blog post, I’ll cover how much weight Command strips can hold.

How much weight Command strips can hold varies depending on their size, and there’s more that goes into it than just weight. But they hold a maximum of 16 pounds in the case of the large version, with smaller versions holding considerably less.

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