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 […]

How Come Apple and Microsoft Xbox 360 Do Not Support Blu-ray?

Blu-ray discs have seen remarkable growth over the past few years. The format famously defeated HD-DVD in February of 2008. Since then, it has become the format of choice for high-def home entertainment and computer data storage. According to statistics published by Swicker and Associates, 1.2 million Blu-ray discs were sold in the US and […]

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 […]

The Quick and Easy Guide to Blu-ray Duplication

For years, recordable CD and DVD discs have been the industry standard for data storage and distribution. Recordable Blu-ray discs are quickly becoming the new standard as prices continue to drop on Blu-ray recorders and players. So what do you need to get started duplicating your own Blu-ray discs? Well that’s exactly what I hope […]