CES 2014: Pioneer Shows Off Latest Blu-ray Drives

At the 2014 International CES show in Las Vegas, I was on the hunt for some exciting data storage products and innovations. At the Pioneer booth, I was wowed by the variety of Blu-ray drives on display! Pioneer is a founding member of the Blu-ray Disc Association and has backed the format since its inception [...]

ASUS Blu-ray XL Burner Delivers Form and Function

Today, Blu-ray XL discs are on the cutting edge of optical media technology. We’ve written about Blu-ray XL products from Pioneer, Imation, Sharp, Verbatim, Panasonic, and other companies. However, nothing compares to the new slim Blu-ray XL burner from ASUS. The SBW-06C2X-U drive is the latest and greatest external burner from the Taiwan-based manufacturer. Like [...]

Pioneer to Showcase Blu-ray Burners at CES 2012

There’s just over a week remaining until the 2012 CES show kicks into gear, and manufacturers are starting to hint at what’s in store for this year’s event. The rumor mill is buzzing over Pioneer Electronics, one of the major backers of the Blu-ray disc format. Industry sources say that Pioneer will reveal two new [...]

Windows 8 To Add New Disc Burning Features

The Microsoft Corporation played a major role in pushing users towards optical CD/DVD media with the release of the Windows XP operating system in 2001. This was the first operating system to integrate CD and DVD burning features with drag-and-drop convenience. Microsoft then went on to add support for writing Blu-ray discs in Service Pack [...]

Can You Burn 3D Blu-ray Movies on Regular BD-R Discs?

With the right hardware, watching a 3D Blu-ray movie is a fairly simple process. All you need is a 3D-compatible TV, Blu-ray player, and a replicated Blu-ray 3D movie. Pop the disc in the player, put on your 3D glasses, and enjoy a high-definition movie in 3D from the comfort of your own home! When [...]