How Long Does It Take to Burn a Blu-ray Disc?

In explaining the features and benefits of recordable Blu-ray discs, many comparisons are made to standard CD and DVD recordable discs. While there are many similarities between these optical media formats, they are not the same. One great way to illustrate the advantages of Blu-ray is to use existing CD and DVD technologies as a [...]

Blu-ray Players Expected to Take Big Leap by 2011

A trend forecast predicts some blue skies for Blu-ray—ABI Research estimates Blu-ray player shipments to surpass 62 million units by 2011. The growth for North America alone means an 11 percent jump in the number of TV households to own these BD devices from 7 percent to 18 percent. Competitive, lower prices can be credited [...]

Blu-ray Sales Soar to New Heights

It seems like today’s headlines are full of stories about trendy new devices like the Apple iPad, the latest smartphones and other mobile gadgets. While these devices are great at generating industry buzz, the real test is whether or not customers are willing to bring them home. So what are people buying these days? The [...]

Blu-ray Discs Expand to 128GB with New BDXL Format

Recordable Blu-ray discs are an impressive technology that would not be possible without the support of the Blu-ray Disc Association. More than 80 hardware and software companies make up the Blu-ray Disc Association, which has the goal of promoting the use of Blu-ray discs throughout the world. Earlier this month, the BRDA announced that it [...]

Lack of Blu-ray Support Leaves Computer Users Feeling Blue

The Fall of 2009 is an exciting time for computer users around the world. Both Microsoft and Apple are in the spotlight once again as they debut their latest and greatest operating systems. From Apple we have OS X version 10.6, known as “Snow Leopard” which was released on August 28th. From Microsoft we have [...]