Hey everyone, and welcome to this week’s installment of TraQing News! To ease you into your Monday, we’ve gathered some of our favorite articles from across the web:

RIP to the VCR | Jacob Brogan: It’s been almost 20 years since DVDs first came onto the scene, but it wasn’t until recently that the last ever VCR was produced. Check out this article as it explains the amazing impact that VCRs and VHS had on our media consumption habits and expectations.

Lithium-oxygen battery promises lighter electric cars | Jon Fingas: These batteries promise twice the charge of regular Lithium Ion batteries for the same weight. This could be a huge breakthrough for helping electric cars to become mainstream. It’s just a proof of concept at the moment, but we’ve got high hopes!

LG Display invests $1.75 billion for flexible OLED demand | Brittany Vincent: It looks like OLED is winning the race to become the screen of the future. LG is investing heavily into being able to up its manufacturing capabilities to meet the expected demand. 

Forget keys; use Bluetooth locks to get into your toolbox | Ashley Carman: Some people possess the magical ability to never lose their keys. For those of us who don’t have this ability, Bluetooth locks like the one on this toolbox are a lifesaver. I may lose my keys, but I always have my phone!

HD, OLED, HDR, UHD: How to Navigate the Alphabet Soup of Choices When Buying a TV | James K. Willcox: If you look at all the acronyms flying about in the Television aisle and despair of understanding what they all mean, this article is for you. It’s a fantastic primer for making sure you get what you’re looking for in a television.

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