Pioneer Introduces BDR-PR1 Archival Blu-ray Drive

Less than a month after Pioneer announced two new Blu-ray writers for the consumer market, they are back with another new Blu ray burner – though this one is aimed at archival users. While an average computer user has little use for archival products, the need for archival storage has been growing steadily during the […]

Burning Basics for Blu-ray Backup

The role of Blu-ray discs in our daily applications is bound for a positive trajectory.  Just days ago, The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) revealed in its third quarter report that the number of homes using Blu-ray jumped more than 50 percent to 33.5 million compared to the same time last year. Blu-ray discs are not […]

Blu-ray Region Codes Explained

DVD and Blu-ray discs make it very easy to play, store, and transport movies. Unfortunately, this convenience also makes optical discs a popular format for movie piracy. In an attempt to prevent movies from being illegally distributed, a system of digital rights management, or region codes, was built into the DVD and Blu-ray disc formats […]

Cloud Storage vs Local Storage with CD/DVD Discs

As computers, tablets, and smartphones become more prevalent in our daily lives, the question arises: how are we going to store all of our important information? This is a problem facing everyone from home users and small businesses to global companies. One way of storing information that’s generating a lot of buzz is cloud storage. […]

Back It Up with Blu-ray

The Blu-ray disc format is more than just a way of watching movies in high definition – it can also be used for backing up computer files and data. Blu-ray discs offer an affordable way to back up large amounts of information quickly and easily. Creative professionals such as video editors, graphic designers, and photographers […]