We remember the times when the youngest of the family was a living remote control for the big tube television. “Turn the knob, boy… put it on 3… no, that’s 4… go back… that a boy!” Things have changed – luckily.
Antenna has made way for cable. And now, the tube telly itself is at its last gasp. According to The New York Times, Panasonic will completely withdraw from the CRT market. Sony plans on offering only two tubed TVs to US consumers in 2007.
For our younger readers: here’s how a TV looked like for about 50 years…
(source: AV zombie)