In Other News: Kathleen Hale Stalks A Reviewer On Friday, Oct. 17, the Guardian allowed Kathleen Hale to document a series of stalking incidents for a punchline. Not every author finds the situation a good idea, however.
Oct 18 2014, 6:45pm CDT
X-Men Apocalypse To Feature Storm, Cyclops and Jean Brace yourselves X-Men fans because the writer of the hugely successful series “X-Men” just announced who will be playing in the new series. The next part of X-Men which will be called “X-Men Apocalypse”, is going to be...
Sep 25 2014, 12:52pm CDT
Gabriel García Márquez Returns from Hospital The Nobel Prize-winning author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez has ended his brief stay at the hospital. Marquez was admitted due to his dehydrated state which was caused by a lung and urinary tract infection.
Apr 9 2014, 8:56am CDT
Starting A Business: How To Talk To The Media? PR can be a tremendous way for a startup to get traction. But in the early days, the media opportunities can be few. In other words, you want to make sure you do the right thing.
As a long-time writer, I think I have a...
Dec 22 2013, 12:41pm CST
Apricorn EZ Writer II Debuts When I have to travel for work, I often take my netbook with me instead of a larger and heavier notebook. The only downside is that on a few occasions, I have needed to be able to get information off a CD or DVD and I...
Aug 26 2010, 12:29pm CDT
LiteON iHAS424 Dual-Layer DVD Writer Review PCStats published a review of the LiteON iHAS424 Dual-Layer DVD Writer.
Quote from the review: "For a good example of the features a modern optical drive should have, look no further than the Lite-On iHAS424 DL-DVD...
Nov 5 2009, 7:00pm CST
Pioneer BDR-2203 Blu-ray Writer Offers DL Burning Pioneer has announced a new 5.25-inch Blu-ray drive for desktop computers called the BDR-2203. The internal Blu-ray writer offers 8x write speed for dual-layer BD-R Blu-ray media and the drive includes software to allow...
Apr 15 2009, 9:00am CDT
Lite-on Slim External DVD Writer Announced Lite-On announced its latest external DVD solution today called the eSAU208. The fully featured 8x DVD burner is fully USB powered making it compact and stylish. The burner can be powered by one or two USB ports.
Sep 2 2008, 11:30am CDT
IOGEAR Announces Universal Memory Banks IOGEAR announced a pair of new products in its Universal Memory Bank line. The two products are the IOGEAR 12-in-1 Pocket Card Reader/Writer and the IOGEAR 56-in-1 Memory Card Reader/Writer. The card readers and writers...
Jul 7 2008, 10:33am CDT
Lite-on Announces 4X Blu-ray Writer for Europe Lite-On announced that it has launched a new 4X Blu-ray writer in Europe called the DH-4B1S. The new drive is the follow up to the LH-2B1S Blu-ray writer, one of the first Blu-ray writers on the market. The new drive...
May 7 2008, 10:43am CDT
LG Launches World's First SecureDisc DVD Writer in UK LG announced today that they have launched their new Super Multi Security drive in the UK. This LG DVD/CD writer is the first to use SecureDisc technology available exclusively from Nero and HL Data Storage.SecureDisc...
May 29 2007, 7:00pm CDT
Toshiba Announces the First HD DVD Writer for Desktop PCs Toshiba is going to be showing off their new HD DVD desktop writer at CES 2007 next week. This is the world’s first HD DVD writer in a half-height format. Toshiba announced a slim-line HD DVD writer in 2006 for portable...
Jan 5 2007, 2:15pm CST
Toshiba Announces First Slim HD DVD Writer for Notebooks Toshiba is announcing the world’s first HD DVD writer for integration into laptop and notebook PCs. The new drive is also backwards compatible with all DVD and CD formats as well.The new Toshiba HD DVD drive is called...
Oct 2 2006, 4:00pm CDT
HP PhotoSmart A716 Review Everything USB reviews the compact HP PhotoSmart A716 photo printer.
"This HP's mini PhotoSmart A716 Photo Printer reviewed today is surprisingly versatile. Not only is it a 5x7 photo printer, it is also a...
Aug 11 2006, 11:00am CDT
Philips Blu-ray TripleWriter SPD7000 Comes 2nd Half of 2006 Philips announced the Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD writer for PCs at the CES 2006. I oversaw this release, but stumbled over it again, when the first review of a Blu-ray disc writer appeared last week.
The Samsung SH-B022...
Jan 31 2006, 10:53am EST
HP dvd400i DVD Writer Review DesignTechnica reviews the internal HP dvd400i DVD writer.
" The HP dvd400i has a lot going for it in the way of reliability and
software features but fails in the performance category. DVD and CD write
Dec 16 2003, 9:08am EST
World's First 8x DVD Writer Drive NEC announces World's first 8x DVD Writer for PCs.
NEC will supply PC makers like Dell and HP with DVD+R drives, and also ship DVD-R drives for European markets. No other details available at this point.
Nov 20 2003, 9:56pm EST
Pioneer DVR-S606 External DVD Writer Review DesignTechnica reviews Pioneer DVR-S606 DVD Writer.
Quote from the review:
"Pioneer's DVR-S606 has what a lot of other DVD writers on the market
seem to be lacking; substance. While the DVR-S606 is not the fastest...
Nov 3 2003, 8:47am EST
Plextor PlexWriter PX-708UF External DVD Writer Review DesignTechnica reviews Plextor PlexWriter PX-708UF
"Unfortunately the PX-708UF does not have the polish we have come to
expect from Plextor products. We gave the PX-504UF a much better score
because it was the first...
Oct 24 2003, 12:20am EST
New HP DVD Movie Writer dc3000 with built-in Video Capture HP offers a easy to use external DVD Writer.
The HP DVD Movie Writer dc3000 is an external DVD writer with built-in analog video capture. It lets you directly transfer home video directly from tape (via camcorder or...
Oct 16 2003, 9:51pm EST
Fastest DVD Writer Review: Plextor PlexWriter PX-708A DesignTechnica reviews the Plextor PlexWriter PX-708A.
Quote: “The Plextor PlexWriter PX-708A is currently the fastest DVD+/-RW drive on the market with its 8X DVD+R write performance. We experienced no problems burning...
Oct 2 2003, 8:29am EST
Ultra-Portable Faaast DVD Writer From Pioneer Pioneer brings a USB 2.0 DVD Writer to the Market in May (Japan).
As far as i can tell from the pioneer's japanese press-release it's one or the fastest portable DVD Writer.
For instance the DVR-SK11B-J Drive is...
Mar 24 2003, 11:40pm EST
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