What’s the Difference Between Compact Discs and MiniDiscs?

The history of audio recordings goes back a long way. From wax cylinders and reel-to-reel tapes to vinyl records and 8-track tapes, each new media format has brought with it improvements in sound quality and usability. The compact cassette introduced in the early 1960s had become the preferred format for pre-recorded music and home audio […]

TDK Researchers Develop 1TB Storage Disc

In the United States, technology companies often roll out their latest and greatest innovations at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in January. In Japan, new cutting-edge products and ideas are introduced at the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies, also known as CEATEC. This year’s CEATEC show featured a surprising announcement from TDK, a manufacturer of […]

New Blu-ray Discs Provide Maximum Storage

What could be better than the high definition quality of Blu-ray? How about a Blu-ray disc with twice the capacity? Just like DVD-R media, which is available in single-layer and dual-layer discs, Blu-ray has also gone dual-layer. With a dual-layer BD-R disc, you can store up to 50 gigabytes (GB) of information! That’s twice as […]