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IFPI Publishes 2017 Music Consumer Insight Report

IFPI announced it has released the 2017 edition of its Music Consumer Insight Report.

OPPO Releases UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player

OPPO Digital announced that its new UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player is now available for purchase.

Videotel Unveils HD2600 XD Industrial Grade Auto Looping DVD Player

Videotel Digital announced its new HD2600 XD industrial grade auto looping DVD player with touch panel smart technology.

Amazon Rolls Out CD AutoRip

Amazon announced its AutoRip service, which gives customers free MP3 versions of audio CDs they’ve purchase from the company.

UK Police Scuttle Shipment of Fake CDs

The City of London Police announced that it has stopped the largest ever consignment of counterfeit CDs from being smuggled into the UK.

Yamaha Unveils CD Player and Two-Channel Amplifier

Yamaha Corporation announced its new CD-S300 CD player ($349.95) and A-S300 integrated amplifier ($379.95).

One-Red Rolls Out DVD and CD Patent Licenses

One-Red LLC announced it will offer new licenses for essential patents from LG, Philips, Pioneer and Sony that relate to DVD-Video and DVD-ROM as well as CD-Audio and CD-ROM technologies.

Anderson Purchases Music Distribution Rights from Sony DADC

Anderson Merchandisers announced that it has purchased U.S. physical music distribution rights from Sony DADC.

Sony DADC Shutters CD Distribution Operation, Cuts 248 Jobs

Sony DADC announced that it will close its CD distribution centre in Fishers, IN, eliminating 248 jobs in the process.

Blu-ray Disc and the Meaning of Backwards Compatibility

Change is unsettling. But, like it or not, change is once again upon us—this time with the arrival of next generation Blu-ray Disc (BD). Naturally, consumers and even professionals are apprehensive about this new format but, even so, BD’s promoters are doing an embarrassingly poor job of understanding and answering concerns. For example, manufacturers and [...]

Onkyo Launches AV and Stereo Mini Systems

Onkyo announced its new CS-V645 DVD/CD ($399) and CS-445 CD ($329) mini systems.

The Truth About Total Hi Def Disc (THD)

At a flashy press conference a month ago to promote its new Total Hi Def Disc, Warner Home Video invoked the heroic image of Superman rescuing a crashing airliner. Expected later this year, Total Hi Def disc (THD) will combine HD DVD on one side and Blu-ray Disc (BD) on the other side, thus delivering [...]

DVD-9 to 5: The New Copying Reality

How hard is it to copy a DVD movie? Not as difficult or time-consuming as some make it out to be — and it’s getting easier and more convenient every day.

OSTA Specifies MultiPlay

DVD devices of every description must read CD-R discs. It’s been more than five years since I first delivered that simple message. The consumer electronics industry, however, has yet to take it to heart.

Computer CD Music Recorders

CD recorders are selling like hotcakes, but despite this overwhelming success, several companies feel they can reach an untapped market by promoting recorders as consumer audio products rather than as removable storage devices, which incidentally happen to have audio capabilities.