Pioneer BDR-PR1M Archival Blu-ray Writer

Pioneer has two new Blu-ray disc writers in line for release for professional applications. The target market for the disc writers are businesses, libraries, and museums; the goal, to provide a way to transfer and store critical data on archival Blu-ray discs. There are a number of Blu-ray duplicators that can make many copies of […]

Can A CD-ROM Disc Explode In A Drive?

Most of the time, recording your own CDs is a pretty straightforward process. However, there are stories circulating around the Internet about compact discs exploding in a disc drive without warning. Can this really happen and if so, under what circumstances? Now I’m not going to pretend I am the first one to explore this […]

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 […]

A Quick Guide to LightScribe CD/DVD Labeling

What if there were a way to transfer images and text to CD and DVD discs without using a traditional inkjet or thermal printer? Not only is it possible, it’s a reality! The technology is called LightScribe, and it’s changing the way that people customize their discs. LightScribe is a technology that is found in […]