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Can Pit Art Deepen a DVD-R’s Impression?

Why are recordable and rewritable DVD media saddled with the same labeling options as CD-R and CD-RW discs? Felt pens, sticky labels, and inkjet, thermal transfer, and re-transfer printers serve CDs and DVDs alike, but shouldn’t DVDs enjoy something innovative and special?

Compressed Audio on Writable DVD – Why Not?

Playing compressed music recorded to recordable and rewritable DVD discs seems to me to be the most logical path forward for the consumer electronics industry.

Floppy Disk Replacement – CD-R or CD-RW?

By incorporating CD-RW support directly into future operating systems, Philips, Sony, Compaq, and Microsoft have unilaterally declared CD-RW to be the replacement for the floppy disk. They call it “Mt. Rainier.” What others may call it is another matter — maybe high-handed? Or arrogant? It’s like declaring darkness the industry standard if you aren’t smart [...]