VHS at CES 2009: Still alive

Despite rumors of the death of VHS, plenty of tape-friendly products were on display at CES 2009.

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Panasonic DMP-BD70V

VHS movies may be disappearing from store shelves, but we saw some evidence at CES 2009 that the VCR just isn't ready to die. In addition to Panasonic's surprising DMP-BD70V--a combo VCR/Blu-ray player--JVC and Toshiba also have new VHS/DVD combos lined up for 2009. Check out the slide show below for a complete comparison.

VHS at CES 2009: Still alive (and photos to prove it)

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