Verbatim Sets Q3 Release Date for BD-XL Media

Verbatim America made a big announcement this weekend at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company has stated that their latest and greatest optical media product, Blu-ray XL discs, will be available for sale starting in the third quarter of this year. Verbatim manufactures a wide variety of data storage products including […]

Primera Introduces New Bravo 4100 Series Disc Publishers

The new year is here, and with it comes a brand-new family of disc publishing equipment from Primera Technology. Allow me to introduce the new Bravo 4100 series machines! This new product line includes an autoprinter, CD/DVD publisher, and Blu-ray publisher for complete disc production. Let’s take a look at each of these machines in […]

3D Entertainment Expands Beyond Blu-ray Discs

If there’s one thing you can count on in the entertainment industry, it is change. Nothing is ever constant, and that is especially true of hardware manufacturers. They are always looking for the next big thing in order to gain an edge over the competition. Currently, the hot trend in the industry is 3D technology. […]

Can You Upgrade a Blu-ray Player to be 3D-compatible?

We’ve written extensively about Blu-ray technologies during the past several weeks. One of the biggest advances in home entertainment since Blu-ray itself is this year’s introduction of 3D televisions, 3D Blu-ray players, and 3D movies for home users. As we have mentioned previously, this technology is going to expand greatly in the future. But what […]

Sony Optiarc Releases 12X Blu-ray Burner with 3D Playback

On Thursday, Sony Optiarc released details about two new half-height Blu-ray burners which will go on sale later this month. The burners, known as BD-5300S and BWU-500S, are the latest and greatest drives in Sony’s lineup. The burners are essentially the same, with different part numbers for retail versions and OEM versions. What sets these […]