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. […]

Blu-ray Disc Association Investigates 4K Blu-ray Discs

At last year’s CES show, there was a lot of buzz about 3D televisions and Ultrabooks. This year the hot ticket was UltraHD television. Formerly known as 4K TVs, these sets have a resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels – twice that of the 1080p standard. UltraHD TVs also offer larger screen sizes – everything […]

2013 International CES Preview

With just weeks to go until the 2013 International CES kicks off, manufacturers are already starting to leak details about what hot new products will be at the show. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the bigger stories we will be following: Samsung to Present “Complete Brand Makeover” South Korea’s pre-eminent electronics manufacturer has […]