Sony and Panasonic Create New 300GB Archival Disc Format

Have you ever wondered how Facebook stores photos for hundreds of millions of users? Or how Google can afford to give everyone 15GB of free cloud-based storage? The Growth of Big Data As we adopt more cloud-based services like Twitter, Tumblr, SnapChat, Instagram, and others, the amount of data these companies need to keep on [...]

CES 2014: Panasonic Announces New Blu-ray Players

We saw a lot of exciting new technologies at the International CES show in Las Vegas earlier this month. One of the ones that caught my eye was a new line of Blu-ray disc players from Panasonic. For 2014, the company is planning to launch a line of three Blu-ray players. I’m going to take [...]

Disc Drive Issues Affecting Small Number of Xbox One Consoles

According to the popular gaming news site Kotaku, about 150 XBox One users have reported problems with their new game consoles’ disc drives. The drives are scratching games and making a gut-wrenching grinding noise upon inserting a disc. Like the PlayStation 4, the XBox One also sold over 1 million units on its first day. [...]

Pioneer Reveals World’s First Wireless Blu-ray Drive

In today’s ultra-slim and ultra-portable world, a growing number of electronic devices are shedding their optical drives to lose weight. The laptop has given rise to the Ultrabook and the tablet. The Mac Mini and Mac Pro desktops lost their disc drives long ago. But what if you are not ready to give up your [...]

Singulus Announces BLULINE III 100GB Blu-ray Replication Machine

When you buy a Blu-ray movie from the store, where does the disc inside come from? It’s made in a factory somewhere, but how, and by whom? It’s easy to buy and enjoy the latest titles without ever thinking about the technology that makes it all happen. Movie studios and distribution groups such as Sony [...]