Convert Your Digital Mobile Phone Movies Into DVDs

While most people are familiar with shooting home movies and editing them on a computer, not many are as confident when it comes to having to convert those video files into DVD. This quick tutorial on converting .AVI files to DVD will teach you a new home video production skill and add an even more […]

Can A CD-ROM Disc Explode In A Drive?

Most of the time, recording your own CDs is a pretty straightforward process. However, there are stories circulating around the Internet about compact discs exploding in a disc drive without warning. Can this really happen and if so, under what circumstances? Now I’m not going to pretend I am the first one to explore this […]

JVC Introduces New PrintPlus CD/DVD Media

Earlier this year, Taiyo Yuden underwent a name change to become JVC Advanced Media in the United States. They have been slowly transitioning the old Taiyo Yuden part numbers to the new JVC part numbers, which we wrote about back in March. With the changeover nearly complete, JVC is back in the game with a […]

Japanese Research Team Discovers New ‘Super Disc’ Material

In today’s wired world, the need for reliable, high-capacity data storage is greater than ever. Our appetite for digital downloads and high-definition content has outgrown the storage capacities of blank CD and DVD discs long ago. Even Blu-ray discs, now a 4-year old technology, seem insufficient in a world where terabyte-sized hard drives have dropped […]

Taiyo Yuden Media Renamed JVC Advanced Media

Late last year, I reported on Taiyo Yuden’s acquisition of a controlling stake in JVC’s optical media division. The big surprise came when Taiyo Yuden announced that all of its media sold around the world would be transitioning to a new name: JVC Advanced Media. This is because Taiyo Yuden also purchased the rights to […]