2012 CES Las Vegas Preview

It’s almost time once again for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada! This annual trade show is where the world’s electronics manufacturers gather to show off their latest gadgets and gizmos as well as pre-production and concept products. CDROM2GO Blog was in attendance for the 2011 show, where we saw all kinds of […]

UltraViolet Format Makes its Debut

The past decade has been a turbulent one for the movie industry as it struggles with the convergence of physical content and digital entertainment. Peer-to-peer file sharing, high-profile lawsuits, and the global market for pirated content have made movie studios more vigilant than ever about protecting their films. Now, a new platform called UltraViolet may […]

Blu-ray Sales to Surpass DVD Sales by 2012

The path to developing scientific knowledge starts with observations. A pattern or trend is observed and then a theory is developed. Only when the theory has been tested and the numbers support the conclusion does it become accepted as scientific knowledge. Such is the case with Blu-ray. Ever since the Blu-ray disc format made its […]

Blu-ray Security: A Cause for Concern?

Blu-ray is the preferred home movie format for consumers because of its amazing picture and sound quality. Movie studios love Blu-ray discs because they contain strong anti-piracy technologies that prevent people from making illegal copies of HD movies. However, recent developments have caused the security of the Blu-ray format to come under scrutiny. It wasn’t […]

Blu-ray Region Codes Explained

DVD and Blu-ray discs make it very easy to play, store, and transport movies. Unfortunately, this convenience also makes optical discs a popular format for movie piracy. In an attempt to prevent movies from being illegally distributed, a system of digital rights management, or region codes, was built into the DVD and Blu-ray disc formats […]