optical drive

  • Lite-On External Optical Drive looks slick, writes fast

    Lite-On External Optical Drive looks slick, writes fast

    I don’t know about you guys, but I think burning a bunch of discs is a hassle. When you have to put out 15 identical DVDs for a holiday party, a presentation, or whatnot, it becomes a real task to keep that Nero or Toast happy while you keep switching out blanks. Not to mention, if you’re paranoid like me, you’re worried about jitter errors or buffer underruns if your system… Read More

  • Apple To Stick Optical Drive On Bottom Of Macbooks?

    Apple To Stick Optical Drive On Bottom Of Macbooks?

    Apple could very well be working on that “ultra-portable” Macbook that everyone keeps blabbing about. Well thanks to a lovely patent drawing, Jobs & Co. seem to want to throw the optical drive on the bottom to decrease the amount of space used in the design of the laptop. A pain in the butt? You betcha. Though Unwired View counters that we don’t really use our optical drives… Read More

  • Plextor PlexEraser Destroys Discs So You Don't Have To

    I get a considerable amount of pleasure from throwing the countless AOL discs I receive in the mail through the Fellowes shredder I have in my office. Unfortunately, this creates a huge pile of plastic shards and allows the organic dye coating the discs to escape and possibly cause environmental damage. Plextor aims to solve the problem with its standalone PlexEraser PX-OE100E drive. Designed for… Read More