Sony Optiarc Releases 12X Blu-ray Burner with 3D Playback

On Thursday, Sony Optiarc released details about two new half-height Blu-ray burners which will go on sale later this month. The burners, known as BD-5300S and BWU-500S, are the latest and greatest drives in Sony’s lineup. The burners are essentially the same, with different part numbers for retail versions and OEM versions. What sets these […]

Lite-On iHBS212 12x Blu-ray Writer: Worth the Speed?

Global optical storage leader Lite-On responds to an upswing in Blu-ray demand with their own version of warp speed: the launch of the fastest yet BD writer, iHBS212 12x Blu-ray Writer with LightScribe. This Blu-ray device boasts a 12x writing speed, a SATA interface for top performance and airflow plus state-of-the-art laser-etched LightScribe labeling. The […]