CD

One-Red Unveils Lower Patent Licenses for DVD and CD

Effective July 1, 2012, electronic giants Sony, LG, Pioneer and Philips will jointly oversee the licensing processes of optical disc and optical disk players through One-Red. This joint venture by the companies will be useful for the optical storage brand owners and manufactures as they can now use CD-ROM and CD-Audio technologies as well as [...]

How CD, DVD, Blu-ray Copy Protection Software Works

The software and movies you buy on a CD, DVD or Blu-Ray are often copy protected, meaning you can use the content on them but you will be unable to copy them onto another medium. In other words, the production houses will equip the CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays with Digital Rights Management (DRM) to discourage [...]

How-To: Desk-Top Terrarium with a DVD/CD Spindle

My office is a bit barren of life – green plant life that is. While I would love to sit in some solarium all day, that isn’t an option where I work. The other difficulty with trying to keep a green space in the office is the lack of natural light. That’s why this Desktop [...]

Handmade Mix CDs Still Make Perfect Valentine’s Gift

Some of you may be too young to have remembered or experienced this romantic gesture, but there was a time pre-2008 when receiving a mix cassette tape or mix CD was a big deal. They were a great way to express feelings that words could not and share special song tracks that had a unique [...]

Samsung SE-208BW External CD/DVD Burner Goes Wireless

Just a few years ago, setting up a wireless home network was a relatively simple task. There was a modem, a router, and perhaps one to three computers to worry about. Today, most wireless networks include these things plus Internet-connected game consoles, Blu-ray players, tablets, smartphones, printers, and perhaps a network-attached storage (NAS) device such [...]