CustomDisc: CD-R's overnight sensation (hit record)?
- Rewriting rules on CD-ROMs. Fox, Barry // New Scientist;3/8/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2072, p23
Reports on the launching of the rewritable CD ROM or CD-RW. Storage capacity; Recording and playback of digital data; Erasability and reusability; Need for a special recorder to write data onto CD-RW discs; Difference from the technology used in optical rewritable drives; Coating of the CD with...
- Creative Labs adds MPC Level 2 to its CD-ROM offering. Corcoran, Cate // InfoWorld;7/19/93, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p30
Reports on the availability of double-speed CD-ROM upgrade kits that support the MPC Level 2 specification from Creative Labs Inc. Features; Application; Options; Components; Price.
- Fast disc sets computer world in a spin. // New Scientist;11/14/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1847, p19
Reports on faster CD-ROM disc technology that several companies are working on. Toshiba's promise of a fast drive that uses only a third of the power and thus is cool enough to build into a computer; Pioneer plans to develop a drive which spins the disc at four times the normal speed; Warning...
- Waiting on DVD-ROM? Sit tight. Andrews, Dean // PC World;May97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p68
Discusses several DVD-ROM products available as of May 1, 1997. Toshiba's DVD-ROM SD-M1002; Features; Performance; Comparison to 8x and 10x CD-ROM drives; Problems with DVD-ROM including price and available software; Creative Labs' Creative PC-DVD upgrade kit; Other expected products for 1997;...
- New CDs let you try software on for size. Furger, Roberta // PC World;Jan1994, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p27
Reports on the introduction of compact disk read only memory (CD ROM) containing dozens of encrypted applications, from mainstream business productivity to games and utilities. Basic principles followed by the CDs; Companies offering general-interest disks; Differences; CD producers lining up...
- The desktop jukebox: nothing but network? Guenette, David R. // EMedia Professional;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p6
Editorial. Questions the appearance of `desktop jukebox' or compact disc-read only memory (CD-ROM) jukebox in the consumer electronic market. Availability of jukebox discs from several companies marketing compact discs; Downfall of prices for jukebox discs; Consideration of the accessing...
- CD-R we ready? Beiser, Karl // Online;Jul94, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p90
Discusses compact disc-recordable (CD-R) technology. Components; Role in library-oriented electronic publishing; Security issues; Applications.
- CD-E format for data applications gains backers. // Electronic News (10616624);5/1/95, Vol. 41 Issue 2063, p24
Reports on the support of computer and media manufacturers to a new CD-Erasable (CD-E) format for data applications. Overlap between the CD-E format and Matsushita's PowerDrive2 rewritable optical disk and CD-ROM drive; Applications; Prices.
- CD ROMs shift into high gear. DiCarlo, Lisa // PC Week;5/15/95, Vol. 12 Issue 19, p29
Reports on the advances in compact disc read-only-memory technology. Shift towards faster drives; Fight over standard for large-capacity discs.