JVC Advanced Media Introduces Recordable Blu-ray LTH Media

One of the biggest players in the world of optical storage is JVC Advanced Media. Their discs were sold in the US under the brand name Taiyo Yuden until 2010 when the company transitioned to its current moniker. Both Taiyo Yuden and JVC Advanced Media are known for the high quality of their recordable CD […]

Blu-ray Burning Bug Discovered in Windows 7

The latest and greatest operating system from Microsoft – Windows 7 – has been on the market for almost two years now. Since it first went on sale in October of 2009, Windows 7 has broken numerous sales records for Microsoft products and for the software industry as a whole. Now, a new issue has […]

Columbia House Launches Blu-ray Disc Club

If you picked up a magazine or newspaper at all during the 1980s or 1990s, you have probably seen an ad for Columbia House. The music-by-mail outfit relied heavily on advertising campaigns that lured in new customers with promises of a dozen tapes or compact discs for just pennies when you joined their club. After […]

Longevity of DVD Discs vs Blu-ray Discs

Many people choose optical discs for backing up their most important files. DVD discs and Blu-ray discs offer the high capacity needed to archive information such as tax documents, family photos, home movies, as well as business documents and files. But which of these two types of discs offers the greatest longevity: DVDs or Blu-rays? […]

DVD and Blu-ray: A Visual Comparison

One of the most important differences between DVDs and Blu-ray discs is the amount of information they can store. We’ve all heard that Blu-ray discs store 5 times more than a DVD-R disc, but what does that really mean? It doesn’t tell you in real terms how much more information the disc will hold. That’s […]