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Archive of posts tagged Strategic Marketing Decisions

CD-E: Call It Erasable, Call It Rewritable, But Will It Fly?

This article was the first serious public look at the technical aspects of and market potential for CD-ReWritable (CD-RW). Known during its development as CD-Erasable (CD-E), CD-RW is an interesting chapter in the history of optical storage and, fanciful expectations of its promoters aside, continues to endure, long outliving most of its contemporaries.

In DVD’s Own Image: DVD-Recordable Technology and Promise

This article was the first serious public look at the technical aspects of and market potential for DVD-Recordable (DVD-R). Some thirteen years later, it’s gratifying to see that DVD-R became, and indeed still remains, a beloved and universal means for enjoying, distributing, storing and archiving just about everything digital.

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.

Hewlett-Packard SureStore CD-Writer 4020i: CD-R for the Mainstream Buyer?

While by no means the last word in CD-Recordable, Hewlett-Packard’s CD-Writer 4020i is none the less a significant step forward in the evolution of CD recorders from specialized tools to everyday peripherals.