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CDBurnerXP

We often receive blank DVD discs back that have been marked as being faulty due to the fact the customers machine refuses to write to them. After a little cross examination we almost always arrive at the same conclusion; the machine doesn’t actually have any software installed which would allow it to write to DVD [...]

Technology Flops #2

Last week I started looking at some technologies which, after having started life with such a potentially promising future, were quickly consigned to the history books. Along with the infamous Microsoft Bob application and Smart Appliances such as a fridge that connects to the Internet we had the formats HD DVD, Minidisc, DAT Tapes and [...]

Technology Flops

I’m not sure if it’s possible to feel sorry for a format, but if it is then I think I might actually feel sorry for the HD DVD standard; after living such a short life it has been consigned to the history books having been trounced by the technically superior BluRay format. In order to [...]

CD and DVD Formats

On a daily basis I’m still asked about the different forms of blank disc available on the market and the differences between them. For this reason I thought this week we would look back at all the commonly available disc based media formats and the differences between them; from the humble CD to the more [...]