Pioneer First to Market with Blu-ray XL Recorder

One of the exciting things about the Blu-ray format (beyond the amazing picture and sound quality) is the fact that it is changing and growing. Earlier this year, we reported on the Blu-ray Disc Association’s approval of a new specification called Blu-ray XL. In July, we blogged about Sharp introducing the first 100GB Blu-ray XL […]

Sharp to Introduce New 100GB Blu-ray Discs

If there’s one thing we are excited about at CDROM2GO, it’s Blu-ray. It is remarkable how much the Blu-ray format has evolved since it was introduced nearly four years ago. This is because the Blu-ray disc is more than just the replacement for the DVD, it is the gateway to very large and very cheap […]

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 […]

Warner Bros. Launches DVD to Blu-ray Trade In Program

During the past several months, I’ve written extensively about the rise of Blu-ray as the dominant format for home video. Warner Bros. aims to stimulate that growth even further with the launch of their new movie trade-in program, DVD2Blu. DVD2Blu is the first program of its kind. The way it works is that customers who […]

New Blu-ray Discs Provide Maximum Storage

What could be better than the high definition quality of Blu-ray? How about a Blu-ray disc with twice the capacity? Just like DVD-R media, which is available in single-layer and dual-layer discs, Blu-ray has also gone dual-layer. With a dual-layer BD-R disc, you can store up to 50 gigabytes (GB) of information! That’s twice as […]