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Pioneer goes 3D with new Blu-ray drive

Blu-ray never really took off as far as optical drives in computers are concerned, but there are still a few companies like Pioneer who's trying to push for the format to replace the humble DVD drive. Its latest addition, the BDR-2207 adds support not only for BDXL discs, but also

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Plextor announces PC free DVD burner

When it comes to backing up data, most of us aren't doing nearly as good job as we should and these days we have so many different devices that needs to be backed up that most of us just don't bother. Plextor has come up with a somewhat interesting solution

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Lite-on Unveils USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer

Lite-on, manufacturer of numerous OEM PC parts, has introduced the eHBU212 external Blu-ray writer in Europe. The writer boasts a USB 3.0 interface, 8Mb of cache memory, LightScribe support, Smart-Burn and Smart-X technologies, and support write speeds up to "12x for BD-R, 8x for BD-R DL, 2x for BD-RE (DL),

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Buffalo Ships New Portable DVD Drive

Buffalo Technology has begun to ship its latest external DVD drive. The compact device features integrated USB cables, a LED Power Indicator (power supply stability), Bus Power LED (power supply sufficiency), and supports up to 8x speeds for DVD+/-R Read/ Write. It is backed by a two year warranty and

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Plextor Launches PX-LB950UE External 12X Blu-Ray Writer

Plextor has announced the PX-LB950UE External 12X Blu-Ray Writer, expanding its Blu-ray lineup. Dubbed the "fastest Blu-ray writer available in the market today", it features both USB 3.0 and eSATA connectors, a 8Mb buffer, Lightscribe technology support, and writes single-layer (SL) Blu-ray discs/ dual-layer (DL) BD-R media at speeds up

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I-O Data Readies New External Blu-ray writer

I-O Data has announced the BRP-U6X, an external Blu-ray writer with support for the BDXL standard. Measuring just 20mm thick and weighing 320g, the slim writer sports a USB 2.0 interface and supports write speeds up to "6x for BD-R (single- and dual-layer), 4x for 34-layer BD-R, 2x for BD-RE,

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Plextor Announces USB 3.0 Blu-ray Writer

Plextor has expanded its portfolio of high-performance optical drives with the announcement of the PX-LB950UE, its newest external blu-ray writer designed for home and business users who want to archive large quantities of data at super-high speed. The stylish writer features both USB 3.0 and eSATA ports for connection to

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