CDs and DVDs are quite durable, but they also get used quite often, especially, if it is a console game disc. With time, scratches may occur all over the disc making it harder for the player to read data on it. This may lead to slower reads on portions of the discs, and a disc may just stop working, if it is damaged too much.There is still hope: scratches can […]
Life is all about firsts, isn’t it? The first son, the first daughter, the first kiss, the first car, the first wife…all right, let’s not go there, but you get the picture. Digital music sales, for all intents and purposes, has been lagging behind CD sales all this time – until 2012, that is. For the first time in history, digital music sales have finally overtaken revenues from CDs as […]
While digital content delivery is rendering most physical mediums obsolete, it’s going to take awhile before it’s finally eradicated. Since it’ll be a long time more before we have affordable and awesome internet connectivity all over the world, physical mediums are going to remain relevant for our portable media entertainment needs. With that in mind, Samsung has unveiled a new product that takes optical disk drives to the next level. […]
If you believe what Apple is saying about the dying media format that is the CD/DVD (hence the lack of optical drives on the MacBook Air and the latest refresh of the Mac Mini), then you have to wonder why would a company still attempt to innovate the CD despite reports of its declining status. However if you believe that optical media is still the best way to back up […]
Are you a movie buff who’s tired of having boxes of discs taking up all the space on your shelves in your house? Wish there was a way to get rid of all the discs you own, while keeping the movies at the same time? That’s where Kaleidescape M700 Disc Vault comes in. This nifty device lets you store your movie collection (up to 320 discs) into a single storage […]
Addonics has just announced the Blu-ray/DVD DigiCopier – the perfect machine for creating duplicates of discs of any format. The best part is? It doesn’t require a computer. All you have to do is place the master disc in one drive and a blank disc into another and let the DigiCopier work its magic.
Former president and chairman of Sony, Norio Ohga, who is also the man behind the compact disc’s development, has died at the ripe old age of 81. Ohga actually led the company for more than a decade (1982 to 1995), and he passed away due to multiple organ failure in the Japanese capital, Tokyo. According to Sony’s chairman, Sir Howard Stringer, his predecessor’s foresight and vision had managed to transform […]
What do you do when you have too many DVDs or Blu-ray discs in your collection? You sort them out, but then you realize that you have too movies and the boxes take up way too much space on your shelves. Enter the DiscGear Selector 100. This nifty little organizer keeps your movie collection safe and helps you to keep it organized so you won’t have any trouble looking for […]