Listen, it’s always a good time to go buy more vinyl. If you have ever shopped used vinyl records, either online or in a store, you’ve probably come across condition grades at some point. But what exactly do those little letters mean?
Not every record is in mint condition, and if you’re looking to build a solid vinyl collection, you’ll want to have a decent understanding of condition grades, so that you don’t get duped into buying a warped, cracked, or otherwise poor-quality record. Give today’s story a big ol’ click to learn more!
You’ve probably heard the term “mint condition” when talking about comic books or baseball cards, but it can also apply to vinyl records. There are other condition grades you might stumble upon while buying used vinyl, and it’s worth learning what each grade means. Read More »
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Still have a few favorite DVDs laying around that you just can’t part with? We totally get it. And with this mini HD DVD player, you won’t have to—you can just keep playing them forever! The player measures 7.3 x 6 x 1.7 inches and comes with an HDMI cable, an RCA cable, and a remote control. It supports 1080p upscaling, (official and burned) CDs and DVDs from all regions, and can even play content from an external hard drive via USB if you wish.
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Volkswagen is joining the force with the first advertisement for its ID. Buzz EV. The short video features characters from Obi-Wan Kenobi, a new Star Wars prequel series from Disney+. Oh, and Ewan McGregor is now the brand ambassador for Volkswagen, so there’ll probably be more tie-in ads in the future. Read More »
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Can you believe it’s been 15 years since Google Street view launched? To celebrate the anniversary, Google will now let you travel back in time when using Street View in the Google Maps app. All you need to do is tap a location in Street View, select “see more dates,” and enjoy the feeling of growing old. Read More »
You now have one more reason to be excited if you’re the proud owner of the Rivian R1T electric truck or are waiting for the new R1S all-electric SUV. Rivian has finally released its “soft sand” driving mode software update. Read More »
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