California Gizmodo

I think that the story of the lost iPhone 4G already knows almost everyone. If you do not know, then read on. The story begins in the German schnapps bar called Gourmet Haus Staudt, in Redwood City, California. The software engineer Apple Grey Powell decided to drink in her birthday, March 18, beer, and this day proved fatal to his career. The last thing he wrote in his blog on Facebook with the engineering prototype iPhone 4G, disguised iPhone 3GS, was: “I finally realized how much German beer – it’s cool!”.

After What he left a bar, and the iPhone forgot the bar. One citizen who wished to remain anonymous, found the lost phone and tried through the Apple service center to return the discovery. But there his word that he found the iPhone with unusual serial numbers are not taken seriously and was advised to call in China, as thought it was fake. Then the citizen and spat on it and threw it finds on the mezzanine. After a while the good people suggested to him that perhaps Journalists interested in this thing, and then he called one of the most famous tehnoblogov U.S. – Gizmodo. Gizmodo gadget offered for $ 5000, not even knowing whether this is the missing iPhone, which has already been a whole week all the talk knowledgeable people. But it was really him. Before you contact Apple, to return the discovery, journalists Gizmodo, of course, could not deny myself the pleasure to open the gadget to see what’s inside.

VHS Video

A galaxy of movie studios started taking pictures, focusing exclusively on vhs audience. In the ussr, the spread and turnover video punished by article of the Professional Code. Details about the difficult pathway vhs video is told in the movie – Sex, Lies, Video: Soviet Union 1996 – the beginning of the era of digital video. Japan, as usual, ahead of the rest, presented humanity dvd (digital video disc). If the first DVD-player cost about $ 15,000, and the discs – $ 50, then in 3-4 years the situation has leveled off and prices have become more democratic. This format video data transmission has become so popular that in 2003 rent movies on dvd rentals surpassed VHS-tapes. History has never seen an example of such a rapid spread of technology (in 2008, was released last videotape).

In video there was virtually no chance: – durability covering the disc, unlike the vhs of the film is not deformed and lost their magnetic properties after repeated showings. Much later, we all realized that guaranteed 100 years of storage on a dvd is not more than marketing ploy, but in any case, it was much steeper than vhs. – Compact dvd drive can be safely put it in his pocket, and DVD-players looked much more elegant in its dimensions – ease of use impressed the extremely simple scheme is playing a dvd disk with a minimum of moving parts – in the new device had no problems with getting stuck videotape, was not required once a month and a half to wipe the head videmagnitofona cotton wool soaked in alcohol, no creaked and nezaedalo in view, and break the drive was much harder than to cause damage to videotape.

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