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R.I.P.

Let's face it: Beta never got the respect it deserved. And now, the dying format is being put out of its misery. Sony announced on Tuesday that it would make only 2,000 more Betamax machines before discontinuing the 27-year-old product altogether. Damn you DVD! Damn you!

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Let's face it: Beta never got the respect it deserved. And now, the dying format is being put out of its misery. Sony announced on Tuesday that it would make only 2,000 more Betamax machines before discontinuing the 27-year-old product altogether. Damn you DVD! Damn you!