Editorial

How Come Apple and Microsoft Xbox 360 Do Not Support Blu-ray?

Blu-ray discs have seen remarkable growth over the past few years. The format famously defeated HD-DVD in February of 2008. Since then, it has become the format of choice for high-def home entertainment and computer data storage. According to statistics published by Swicker and Associates, 1.2 million Blu-ray discs were sold in the US and […]

How Should You Release Your Music as an Independent Musician?

An independent musician could loosely be defined as anyone who makes music and is not signed to a major record label. It could be the band who has played the local club scene for years or a kid recording songs in his parents’ basement. In any case, these unpublished or self-published musicians all have the […]

Is Media Mail Worth the Price?

Working on a tight budget often involves a lot of give-and-take, especially when it comes to disc duplication. Companies and organizations must make the most their limited resources to get their discs finished. One thing that people often ask about is saving money on postage by using Media Mail. What are the benefits of using […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About CD-TEXT

Like so many technologies of the mid-1990s, CD-Text was an idea that was great in theory but didn’t quite catch on in practice. The idea behind CD-Text was that instead of relying on the back of the CD jewel case to reference the artist name and track titles, that information could be stored on the […]

JVC SR-HD1250US Blu-ray Recorder Reviewed

These days, it seems that just about every video camera records in some kind of high-definition format. The question is, what do you do with that content after you record it? Building a computer-based system for video editing can cost thousands of dollars, and it also carries a fairly steep learning curve when figuring out […]