Blu-ray vs. DVD vs. 4K

HDTVs are now not the only television sets offering consumers a high definition viewing experience. 4K dimension TVs are in, and they produce extremely crisp details that make you feel like you’re viewing things firsthand. 4K TVs, however, work best with 4K resolution images. So what happens if DVDs and Blu-rays were played through a […]

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 […]

Backward Compatibility of Optical Media

If you are not a wizard when it comes to CD and DVD technology, this article is for you! Optical media such as CD, DVD, and Blu-ray discs look very similar to one another. They are the same size, shape, and very close in weight. However, optical media discs are not universally interchangeable. Today I’m […]

JVC SR-HD1250US Blu-ray Recorder Reviewed

These days, it seems that just about every video camera records in some kind of high-definition format. The question is, what do you do with that content after you record it? Building a computer-based system for video editing can cost thousands of dollars, and it also carries a fairly steep learning curve when figuring out […]

Primera Bravo 4100 CD/DVD Publisher Speed Test

This week, we’ve talked about the features and benefits of the new Bravo 4100 Series disc publishers. We’ve put them against the competition to see how they stack up. Now, it’s time to take a look at the real-world performance of these machines. How long does it take to actually get a job done? We’re […]