Breathe new life into dusty vinyl by digitizing your LPs (the right way)


There are all sorts of reasons for ripping records and storing them digitally, but what's the best way to do it? We cover the different types of equipment and software available for ripping records at any price point in this comprehensive guide.

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The Next Four Avatar Films Receive Release Dates Once Again

The Avatar franchise's official Facebook page recently posted an update noting the release dates of the four Avatar movies currently in production. According to the update, 20th Century Fox is preparing to make the films a winter holiday tradition with release dates set for December 18, 2020, December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025. The news comes after the series' director James Cameron announced that the release of the first of the sequels to 2009's Avatar would be delayed. Read the update posted on the franchise's official Facebook page below and let us know if you're excited about the series of sequels. Also, take a behind the scenes look at the Avatar attraction opening at Disney World this summer. Great to be working with the best team in the business! Avatar takes flight as we begin concurrent production on four sequels. The journey continues December 18, 2020, December 17, 2021, December 20, 2024 and December 19, 2025!Click here to view full gallery at
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A Hybrid 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari racked up a $3.7 million winning bid in Dallas

The 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari 949 horsepower gas-electric may be the fastest appreciating car ever based on another high winning auction bid. The limited edition LaFerrari is a precursor of supercar hybrids to come. The post A Hybrid 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari racked up a $3.7 million winning bid in Dallas appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Fyre Festival Cancelled, Attendees Called it a Disaster & Scam

Fyre Festival, organized by rapper Ja Rule and company, was supposed to have its inaugural launch this weekend in Exumas, Bahamas. Tickets costed between $4,000 to $12,000 USD, which included a flight to Miami, private villas to stay in, as well as performances from the likes of G.O.O.D. Music, Major Lazer, Blink-182 and more. However, the festival grounds were trashed with heaps of garbage, catering was nothing more than cheese sandwiches, flights to the island were cancelled and festival staff and security were nowhere to be seen. Blink-182 even cancelled their performance, because, according to a statement they released, the band are "not confident that [they] would have what [they] need to give you the quality of performances we always give fans.” The festival was ultimately cancelled due to negative feedback. Check out evidence of the disaster of a festival below and learn more about it in detail here. Fyre Festival shared a statement on Thursday: "Due to over capacity on the island, we need to cancel all existing flights to ensure the safety of our guests. Fyre will reach out to every passenger individually to sort out details." However, the festival has stated on their website that "there are no refunds" and that "all sales are final. There are no refunds." According to reddit, Festival-goers are looking to file a class action lawsuit if festival organizers refuse to refund ticket purchasers. A view of the luxury food court with some luxury school bus transportation at Fyre Festival. #fyre #fyrefestival — William N. Finley IV (@WNFIV) April 28, 2017 #fyrefestival 5pm flight rescheduled til 9pm then we get this after sitting on the plane for 2 hours lmao we chilling though A post shared by ⚡️aul // HOU (@dropout.bear) on Apr 27, 2017 at 7:26pm PDT Early report is that many of the tents aren't assembled. Here's their tropical private island owned by Escobar! #FyreFestival — FyreFestivalFraud (@FyreFraud) April 27, 2017 This sums up Fyre Festival. #fyre #fyrefestival #fyrefest — William N. Finley IV (@WNFIV) April 28, 2017Click here to view full gallery at
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