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Found: Old LaserDisc with never-before-seen 'Star Wars' footage

A rare 1984 LaserDisc containing 30 minutes of behind-the-scenes "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" footage is recovered from Lucasfilm's EditDroid archives.

By October 25, 2013

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Rare 'Star Wars' blooper reel emerges on YouTube

Entertaining "Star Wars" outtake footage that few have seen (until now) makes its way onto the Web.

By October 28, 2013

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Poll: If digital audio is so great, why didn't it kill the LP?

Even the most die-hard LP fans concede its many flaws, so why didn't the LP fade away a few years after the CD was introduced?

By July 24, 2013

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Remember when video discs were the size of LPs?

The analog vs. digital debates aren't limited to audio. There were more than a few analog video holdouts when the DVD debuted in 1997.

By February 17, 2013

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20 biggest tech innovations of my lifetime that I actually use

If you were to make a list of the biggest tech innovations that you use personally, what might it include? Here's my list. Share yours on Twitter using #MyTopTech.

By January 4, 2013

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It was 30 years ago today the CD began to play

Sony launched the Compact Disc format in Japan on October 1, 1982.

By October 1, 2012

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'Jaws' looks killer on Blu-ray

Director Steven Spielberg says the new restored version of the film looks better than the movie people saw in theaters in 1975 -- and we agree.

By August 14, 2012

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RCA's 'video LP' format, doomed from the start?

From 1981 to 1984 RCA marketed the CED VideoDisc system. It never had a chance.

By February 4, 2012

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The quest for a universal port: are we there yet?

With thinner and thinner laptops coming in, and the need for greater speed than ever, the requirement for a universal port is nigh. But that doesn't mean that we'll see it anytime soon.

By November 2, 2011

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CNET UK Podcast 119: Goodbye to Steve and LaserDisc

It wasn't hard to pick the top story in this week's discussion: we wondered what would happen to Apple, with Steve Jobs taking some time off. Plus, the demise of lovely LaserDisc

By January 16, 2009