Opticaldisc

08.22.12
Toshiba / Samsung joint venture hit with lawsuit by LG over DVD+RW/RAM patents
08.22.12

Toshiba / Samsung joint venture hit with lawsuit by LG over DVD+RW/RAM patents

LG Electronics has found itself at the center of quite a few patent lawsuits in recent years (both...

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01.23.12
Hitachi to halt domestic production of Wooo LCD and plasma TVs, Mitsubishi to axe optical discs?
01.23.12

Hitachi to halt domestic production of Wooo LCD and plasma TVs, Mitsubishi to axe optical discs?

Hitachi's line of domestically produced Wooo TVs is coming to an end, now that the manufacturer has...

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12.05.11
Samsung SE-208BW SmartHub packs DVD writer, we ask why then take it for a spin (video)
12.05.11

Samsung SE-208BW SmartHub packs DVD writer, we ask why then take it for a spin (video)

Is there any better way to ring in 2012 than to drop 129 bills on a shiny new wireless-enabled DV...

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09.02.11
Samsung outs new Blu-ray and media hub drives: dammit, the ODD still lives
09.02.11

Samsung outs new Blu-ray and media hub drives: dammit, the ODD still lives

You've seen our musings on the continued relevance of optical drives and it seems Samsung agrees...

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03.25.11
Buffalo reveals slimline external BDXL burner for $275, affiliated media still makes your wallet weep
03.25.11

Buffalo reveals slimline external BDXL burner for $275, affiliated media still makes your wallet weep

BDXL is the optical storage medium du jour, but the options for those wanting its capacious quad-la...

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10.11.10
TDK develops 1TB optical disc, leaves other optical storage feeling emasculated
10.11.10

TDK develops 1TB optical disc, leaves other optical storage feeling emasculated

We've heard about 1TB-sized optical discs in the past, but TDK has now revealed a 1TB monster of it...

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10.13.09
China Blue HD crosses over to the UK, third Opium War inevitable
10.13.09

China Blue HD crosses over to the UK, third Opium War inevitable

We've given HD DVD's bastard child China Blue HD its due for a good start in its native land, but n...

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10.13.09
China Blue HD crosses over to the UK, third Opium War inevitable
10.13.09

China Blue HD crosses over to the UK, third Opium War inevitable

We've given HD DVD's bastard child China Blue HD its due for a good start in its native land, but n...

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04.09.09
Pioneer, Sharp agree to joint Blu-ray venture
04.09.09

Pioneer, Sharp agree to joint Blu-ray venture

As mentioned during Pioneer's reorganization, it's combining forces in the optical disc biz with Sh...

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