Intel's Light Peak technology--slated to debut in Q1 2010--could combine current connectors such as USB, HDMI, and Ethernet using fiber optics.
We all remember the great format war that was HD DVD versus Blu-ray, and we all know how it turned out. However, it seems Toshiba could finally be about to concede defeat and release a Blu-ray player later this year.
Blu-ray adoption is still unsatisfying, price wars eliminated profit margins and the crisis hit hard. In a short interview with Sony Optiarc we learned their about their recipe to succeed.
General Electronics this week announced a breakthrough in holographic storage technology which could allow us to store up to 500 GB of data on one disc. In other words, ten Blu-ray Discs in one.
Earlier today, Pioneer introduced the BDR-2203, its internal 8x dual-layer Blu-ray writer, however general consumers may tremble at the knees by the sight of its monstrous pricetag.
OCZ is adding Mac compatible solid state drives to its Vertex series of SSDs, and also debuted several different Apple specific memory kits.
For a whopping $449.99, you too can own the luxurious LaCie d2 Blu-ray drive, capable of writing up to eight times standard data writing rates.
Panasonic at CES introduced the world’s first portable Blu-ray Disc player. Sure, Blu-ray on-the-go isn’t completely new thanks to high-end laptops, but this one’s purpose-built for watching movies.
Japanese developer Pony/Canon has successfully created a Blu-ray hybid disc that will work in standard definition DVD players.